Igor Posner’schapter fragments from a book project about St. Petersburg (2006-2009) – “Notes from Underground” (working title).
View the slideshow on BURN MAGAZINE.
In my photographs, I have sought to avoid the common stereotypes frequently attributed to Orthodox Jews. I have attempted to show aspects of these women, their most spiritual ones, those that transcend their religion and its strict rules governing the sanctity of their bodies. I chose to delve into a deeper dimension of my subjects’ holiness–one [...]
Carlan Tapp spent eight days photographing the December 2008 “spill” of fly ash in Kingston, TN. at the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) coal burning electric generating plant. See his multimedia presentation at Burn Magazine.
Last year, Magnum Photos and British Journal of Photography announced a special partnership around education that sees the world’s longest-running photography magazine work with the participants of Magnum Photos’ international workshop programme to showcase selected portfolios online. Initiated in 2007 as part of Magnum’s 60th anniversary celebrations, Magnum’s workshops provide opportunities for photographers at different stages in [...]
“In the middle of the bustling Philippine city of Manila, home to almost 11 million people, lies the North Cemetery. Founded in 1904, it is the final resting place for several Filipino Presidents, celebrities, and hundreds of thousands of the city’s Catholic dead. However, since the 1960’s a new, living population has grown. In this [...]
Essay about orphan boys and mentally retarded teenagers at a boarding school for disabled children who try to make their independent living. See the Markov’s essay on BURN Magazine here.
Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey has launched Burn Magazine as an online magazine/journal on December 21, 2008. It is a spinoff of his popular blog “Road Trips” which he started in December of 2006. “Burn is born from an educational imperative and to bring strong photographic essays and powerful text to not only photographers, but to [...]
“These men tango with beasts. They dance with the devil. They ride. Traveling from one small town rodeo to the next across wide open spaces, bull riders live a life of legend and little. They put their bodies and heartbeats on the line. They are born with a Thirst for Grit.” “Thirst for Grit” is [...]
If McGuire isn’t well known, she is certainly well practised – long a keen amateur photographer, she has 20 years of experience in PR and marketing and decided that “the switch to visual storytelling was my next challenge”. She was spurred into action in 2005 after moving to India, when she saw the fate of [...]
How do you praise your God? How do you pray to Him? Do you believe in Jesus Christ? Ghanaians believe. Posters and billboards advertising conventions, new churches, miracle prayers, religious matters of all sorts are spread all around Ghana. Pastors of every Christian denomination proclaim the Word of God in radio and television, in buses, [...]
Burn Magazine is featuring and essay in progress by Angelo Guarracino called Quizas Mañana or Maybe Tomorrow. “The project aims to reflect upon the perception man has of his own future in relation to his life on Earth, but mostly in relation to the idea of a possible life after death.” View the essay on [...]