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ICONIC FIGURES AND HISTORIC MOMENTS

Naggar / Corbijn / Stock

Dennis Stock: Time Is On Your Side

A member of the historic Magnum Photos cooperative, Dennis Stock took classic portraits of actors, jazz singers, and hippies, as well as photographs of the natural beauty of Hawaii, the Far East, Japan, and Alaska.

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CRACKING THE CAPITAL

Bradley Garrett

Subterranean London

Peel back the layers under a London street and you’ll discover a haunting, dreamlike world of hand-laid brick sewers, forgotten tube stations, World War II evacuation shelters, secret government bunkers, and tunnel boring machines laying new grids ...

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TOY AND NOVELTY CAMERAS

Salyers / Poole

Camera Crazy

The introduction of Kodak’s Brownie (the world’s first simple, low-cost camera) in 1900 made photography accessible to the masses. Soon everyone had a camera, and snapshots became the most popular means of capturing a time, place, or memory.

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CITY OF LIGHT

Christopher Thomas

Paris

Imagine an entirely empty Louvre, or the Eiffel Tower minus the lines of tourists waiting to ascend. By taking advantage of the late night and early morning hours of a notoriously busy city, Christopher Thomas is able to capture familiar sights devoid of people.

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