Photo Essays

Bearing Witness to the Legacy of War

In 2011, photographer Giles Duley began a project that would document the lasting effects of war on people living in cities and towns across the globe where the...

Documenting Drug Addiction in Kabul

Following his recent graduation from the University College of London, Souvid Datta’s first assignment was in Kabul, Afghanistan. In between his time...

The 10 Best Photo Essays of the Month

This month’s Photojournalism Links collection highlights 10 excellent photo essays from across the world, including Matt Black‘s work from Guerrero state in...

A War Photographer’s 99-Year Journey

David Douglas Duncan In his 1951 book, THIS IS WAR!, David Douglas Duncan laid out what led him straight into the heart of combat armed only with a camera: “I...

Battle in Kandahar

Afghanistan's spring fighting season begins as the Taliban stages a firefight that paralyzes the southern Afghan city of Kandahar

Afghanistan’s Record Opium Year

Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan rose to a new high of more than 200,000 hectares in 2013, a 36% increase over last year, the United Nations Office on...

Photojournalism Daily: Dec. 5, 2014

Today’s daily Photojournalism Links collection highlights Andrew Quilty‘s work on Pakistani refugees in Afghanistan. Some 100,000 civilians fled the Pakistani...

In the Taliban's Heartland

TIME photographer Majid was lucky to escape with his life when he fell afoul of a Taliban patrol in Kandahar. Although he was beaten and saw his cameras smashed...

R&R at Kandahar Airfield

The airfield tries to re-create the comforts of home for the coalition forces in Afghanistan Photographs by Rodrigo Abd / AP

TIME’s Best Photojournalism of 2014

In 2014, TIME’s commitment to photojournalism remained as strong as ever, as the magazine assigned photographers to stories all across the U.S. and in...

Election Day in Afghanistan

The Afghan people go to vote in a key presidential election marked by a day of sporadic attacks by militants

See Photos of a World in Motion

The advent of the 35mm Leica compact camera, almost 90 years ago, gave photographers mobility — freeing them from the limitations of larger format cameras. In...