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The winners of the Sony world photography awards 2016 in pictures

Documenting everything from eagle hunters to failed boxers and Afghan refugees, 230,103 entries from 186 countries were whittled down to these winners of the worlds largest photography competition Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/apr/22/sony-world-photography-awards-2016-winners

The most iconic 20th-century fashion photography to be auctioned at Sotheby’s in pictures

With works by Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, Peter Lindbergh and Guy Bourdin, as well as contemporary photographers such as Miles Aldridge and David LaChapelle, these are arguably the images which defined modern fashion photography as we know it Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/fashion/gallery/2016/apr/28/the-most-iconic-20th-century-fashion-photography-to-be-auctioned-at-sothebys-in-pictures

The Radical Eye review Elton John’s ravishing photography collection

Switch House, Tate Modern, LondonFrom the tears of Man Ray to the Paris of Robert Frank and the manspread of Salvador Dali, this astounding collection is a history of modernist photography Sir Elton Johns image, his glasses askew and playing up for the camera in Irving Penns 1997 portrait, greets visitors to Andr Kertsz 1917 Underwater Swimmer, Esztergom, Hungary, which… Read more »