News photography

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‘They’re territorial’: can birds and drones coexist?
Drones can boost conservation efforts and reduce carbon emissions via low-energy deliveries. But that doesn’t mean birds welcome them

Gary Nunn

30, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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‘It’s heartbreaking’: Steve McCurry on Afghan Girl, a portrait of past and present
The US photographer’s image of Sharbat Gula captured the story of a country, its people and refugees across the world. Thirty six years on, another picture tells a similar tale – but also one of hope

Lorenzo Tondo and Eric Hilaire

20, Sep, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Pulitzer prize-winning photojournalist killed by Taliban in Afghanistan
Reuters photographer Danish Siddiqui was covering Afghan commando unit near Pakistan border

Emma Graham-Harrison

16, Jul, 2021 @10:48 AM

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Black Women Photographers on the theme of ‘home’ – in pictures
From a database to a website, Black Women Photographers is a community of visual creators that provides a resource for the industry’s commissioning editors to facilitate more diversity in editorial photography. We showcase a selection of work by members of the community on the theme of ‘home’

Matt Fidler

28, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The migrants Trump forced Mexico to stop: Ada Trillo's best photograph
‘Trump had threatened Mexico with tariffs if it let in this caravan from Honduras. Two hours after crossing this river, many were teargassed then deported’

Interview by Amy Fleming

20, Jan, 2021 @3:57 PM

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Paparazzi agency will not target Meghan in future, high court hears
Judge hears details of settlement with agency that photographed duchess and son Archie on walk

Archie Bland

18, Dec, 2020 @1:54 PM

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Congo in Conversation - a photographic chronicle
Congo in Conversation is an online collaborative reportage with Congolese journalists and photographers

Finbarr O'Reilly and Matt Fidler

23, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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How to take great pictures: six acclaimed photographers share their secrets
Trust in chance, have fun, know where to stand… as the celebrated street photographer Joel Meyerowitz publishes a handbook, he and five other masters offer bite-size lessons

Jude Rogers and Claire Armitstead

13, Sep, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Blood, death and toy cars: how the Mexican Weegee makes sense of a violent world
Enrique Metinides was the greatest photographer of car smashes, crimes scenes and disasters for Mexico’s sensational nota roja newspapers. He describes his life in the company of death

Barry Yourgrau

26, Aug, 2020 @5:00 AM

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News outlets criticised for mislabelling photos of black MPs
BBC, Evening Standard and Getty Images apologise after embarrassing mix-up

Aamna Mohdin and Jim Waterson

04, Feb, 2020 @1:23 PM

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2010-2019: a decade in pictures
The Guardian’s picture editors take a look back at some of the news photography that has defined the past 10 years

Paul Bellsham

26, Dec, 2019 @11:35 AM

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Agency Photographer of Year 2019: Felipe Dana
The picture desk has chosen Associated Press photojournalist Felipe Dana as its agency photographer of the year. We take a closer look at his work

23, Dec, 2019 @7:00 AM

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