Since September 2015, Magnum Photos has commissioned its photographers to document the migrant crisis across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. In what is considered the largest migration of people post-World War II, the panel discussed whether the resulting photographs are driving social change or if it is a case of compassion fatigue. The […]
Following the death of boxing’s greatest fighter, here at The Mango Lab we’ve decided to curate some of Muhammad Ali’s most iconic shots and the stories behind them. With 56 wins over the course of his career, a facetious energy and a defining poetic finesse, Muhammad Ali was never shy of the camera, and his […]
It’s not often you get to shoot one of the greatest artists to come out of the UK but Ben Quinton did just that when he photographed David Hockney for the Guardian Weekend. Photographing since he was 16, Ben brings an insouciant and refreshing approach to portraiture. Here he explains why he loved snapping David, how […]
There are some great and interesting reads out there on the world wide web and far too many to read all at once! At The Mango Lab we’ve decided to pick four stories, which are circulating the Internet that have got us thinking, seeing or just plain got us! ••• HUCK: Photographer documents man’s destruction […]
Student Spotlight chats with former Mango Lab students. This month we catch up with Nick Buckley from our Intermediate Photography course. He talks about how he got into photography, chasing light in winter evenings in London and how he uses Instagram to test reactions to his photography. What initiated your interest in photography? It started […]
Click on image to take you to story as it appears in The Telegraph. Our curiosity for photographers and their photos continues into April. In our second edition of The Story Behind the Picture we introduce Henry Wilkins, a photojournalist with a striking portfolio and a keen eye for absurdity. Henry talks us through a […]
‘Strange and Familiar’ is an extensive interpretation of Britain, as seen through the lens of international photographers. Curated by British photojournalist and Magnum member, Martin Parr, the pictures form a diverse timeline and trace the social transformation of the UK through the decades. There are over 250 photographs on show from 23 different photographers; consequently […]
The ‘A Chunk of Punk’ exhibition at the Barbican Music Library has hit a high note and been extended until May due to popular demand.