Photo Essays

See the Most Surreal Easter Celebration

In the late 1800s, when Turkey occupied the small island of Chios, which now forms part of Greece, the local Orthodox Christian population wasn’t allowed to...

LIFE at the 1948 London Olympics

Taking place just three short years after the end of the Second World War, when much of London — and indeed, much of Europe — was still rebuilding after the...

London's Tube After Midnight

The world's oldest underground railway, the London Underground, is undergoing a multibillion-pound upgrade. We mind the gap and take a peek at the work. Photos...

See San Francisco Before the Tech Boom

Today, South of Market, a wedge-shaped neighborhood in northwest San Francisco, is home to tech giants such as Twitter and Airbnb, but for most of its existence...

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 Secrets of London's Buried Bones

Ancient skeletons in a new exhibition at London's Wellcome Collection reveal how Londoners once lived. Photographs courtesy of the Museum of London/Wellcome...