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Panos photographers win Pictures of the Year (POY) awards
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Panos photographers win Pictures of the Year (POY) awards...

Panos photographers have won a number of Pictures of the Year (POY) awards in this years 77th edition of the competition. Daily ...

Rhodri Jones exhibiting at Spazio Lavì! in Bologna, Italy
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Rhodri Jones exhibiting at Spazio Lavì! in Bologna, Italy...

Rhodri Jones is exhibiting his ground-breaking work on Albania in the 1990 entitled “Eredità tribale” (“A Tri...

Elena Chernyshova’s “North East Passage” published in El Mundo in Spain
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Elena Chernyshova’s “North East Passage” published in El Mundo in Spain...

Elena Chernyshova’s journey aboard an icebreaker charting the Northeast Passage over the top of Russia has been published ...

31 January 2020 – Britain leaves the EU<br>Panos photographers’ impressions
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31 January 2020 – Britain leaves the EUPanos photographers’ impressions...

After over three and a half years and much public and political wrangling, Britain is leaving the European Union to the delight ...

Matthew Abbott published in El País
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Matthew Abbott published in El País...

Matthew Abbott’s extraordinary work from the bushfires in Australia has been published in Spain’s El País. You can ...

Matthew Abbott in the L’Obs
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Matthew Abbott in the L’Obs...

Matthew Abbott’s startling images from the bushfires that have devastated tens of thousands of square kilometres of southe...

Elena Chernyshova published in Schweizer Illustrierte magazine
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Elena Chernyshova published in Schweizer Illustrierte magazine...

A recent commission from Schweizer Illustrierte, shot by Elena Chenyshova in Moscow, has been published in the magazine.

Julio Etchart exhibiting at Rich Mix in London
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Julio Etchart exhibiting at Rich Mix in London...

Julio Etchart followed the trail of two of George Orwell’s great books: ‘Burmese Days’ and ‘Homage to Catalonia’, comb...

Nyani Quarmyne published in Terra Mater
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Nyani Quarmyne published in Terra Mater...

Nyani Quarmyne‘s fascinating story about the courageous efforts of local engineers in Georgia’s Tusheti region who a...

Australian bushfires by Matthew Abbott
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Australian bushfires by Matthew Abbott...

click here for a large edit of images. Devastating bushfires have been ravaging parts of the Australian states of New South Wale...

Mads Nissen published in Politiken
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Mads Nissen published in Politiken...

Mads Nissen’s recent work on the effect of climate change on glaciers in Chile has been published in the Danish daily Poli...

Sven Torfinn published in De Morgen
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Sven Torfinn published in De Morgen...

Sven Torfinn‘s recent work on the Mozambican town of Beira which was severely damaged by Cycline Idai in March 2019 has be...

Tommy Trenchard’s country profile of Mauritius published in Hungarian GEO Magazine
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Tommy Trenchard’s country profile of Mauritius published in Hungarian GEO Magazine...

Tommy Trenchard expansive country profile of Mauritius, originally commissioned by GEO Magazine in France, has been published in...

Ian Teh published in Feng Magazine in China
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Ian Teh published in Feng Magazine in China...

Ian Teh’s award winning work on the Yellow River in China has been published in Feng Magazine in China. To see the full bo...

Chris de Bode’s ‘Dreams’ series published on the Guardian website
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Chris de Bode’s ‘Dreams’ series published on the Guardian website...

Chris de Bode‘s long term photo project which features 58 children from 13 countries talking about their hopes and dreams ...

Chris de Bode’s ‘Dreams – The Power of Children’ available to buy as a book
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Chris de Bode’s ‘Dreams – The Power of Children’ available to buy as a book...

For the past eight years, Chris de Bode has been working on an extraordinary set of images showing children from around the worl...

Alfredo Cáliz exhibiting at Galerie du Fleuve in Saint-Louis, Senegal
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Alfredo Cáliz exhibiting at Galerie du Fleuve in Saint-Louis, Senegal...

Alfredo Cáliz is exhibiting his recent work on Saint-Louis in Senegal, produced in collaboration with Spain’s largest dai...

Ian Teh published in The Walrus magazine
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Ian Teh published in The Walrus magazine...

Ian Teh’s award winning body of work on the Yellow River in China has been published in Canada’s The Walrus magazine...

Pascal Maitre’s recent work on the baobabs of Madagascar published in Paris Match
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Pascal Maitre’s recent work on the baobabs of Madagascar published in Paris Match...

Part of an ongoing photo series indulging Pascal Maitre‘s fascination with the baobab tree that flourishes in Madagascar, ...

Pascal Maitre’s reportage on the Sahel region published in Paris Match
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Pascal Maitre’s reportage on the Sahel region published in Paris Match...

Pascal Maitre‘s recent commission for Paris Match, looking at the political instability in the Sahel region, has been publ...

Tommy Trenchard’s vanilla reportage from Madagascar published in Newsweek Japan
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Tommy Trenchard’s vanilla reportage from Madagascar published in Newsweek Japan...

Stuart Freedman’s ‘The Englishman and the Eel’ published in MARE Magazin
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Stuart Freedman’s ‘The Englishman and the Eel’ published in MARE Magazin...

Stuart Freedman‘s humorous and fond treatment of a London institution that is slowly disappearing has been published in MA...

Concern Worldwide’s Freedom from Hunger featured on the BBC website
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Concern Worldwide’s Freedom from Hunger featured on the BBC website...

The latest collaboration between Concern Worldwide and three Panos photographers (Chris de Bode, Nora Loke & Abbie Trayler-...

Georg Gerster published in El País Semanal
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Georg Gerster published in El País Semanal...

The late Georg Gerster‘s stunning aerial photography has been published in El País Semanal in Spain.

Andrea Gjestvang’s Faroe Islands published in MARE Magazin
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Andrea Gjestvang’s Faroe Islands published in MARE Magazin...

Andrea Gjestvang‘s long term project on men, masculinity and life in the remote Faroe island has been published in MARE Ma...

Catalina Martin-Chico exhibiting at ZOOM Photo Festival in Saguenay, Quebec, Canada
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Catalina Martin-Chico exhibiting at ZOOM Photo Festival in Saguenay, Quebec, Canada...

Catalina Martin-Chico‘s award-winning work on the lives of former female FARC guerrilla who are starting new lives as civi...

Ivor Prickett exhibiting at Side Gallery in Newcastle, UK
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Ivor Prickett exhibiting at Side Gallery in Newcastle, UK...

Ivor Prickett’s award-winning long-term coverage of the fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria is being e...

Mads Nissen wins PDN Annual prize for ‘We Are Indestructible’ photo book
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Mads Nissen wins PDN Annual prize for ‘We Are Indestructible’ photo book...

Mads Nissen‘s recently published photo book We Are Indestructible, which looks at how Colombia and Columbians are dealing ...

George Georgiou and Guy Martin shortlisted for Aperture’s 2019 PhotoBook Award
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George Georgiou and Guy Martin shortlisted for Aperture’s 2019 PhotoBook Award...

Two Panos photographers – George Georgiou and Guy Martin – have been shortlisted for the 2019 PhotoBook Award grante...

‘Vanilla Goldrush’ by Tommy Trenchard published in XL Semanal
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‘Vanilla Goldrush’ by Tommy Trenchard published in XL Semanal...

Tommy Trenchard’s photo story about the large and highly valuable vanilla industry in Madgascar has been published in the ...

Between Liberties
Story by Ian Willms

Between Liberties

One of the many side effects of the Trump presidency in the United States has been a steep increase in the number of asylum seek...

Once Bitten
Story by Nyani Quarmyne

Once Bitten

140,000 people die worldwide from snakebites every year. Another 400,000 are severely injured, often needing to have arms or leg...

Going, Going, Neon
Story by Tommy Trenchard

Going, Going, Neon

Scientists first discovered the presence of neon gas in our atmosphere at the end of the 19th century. Tasteless, odourless and ...

The Big O
Story by Abbie Trayler-Smith

The Big O

Abbie used her own experience of being an overweight teenager to connect with six young men who struggle with their weight. ...

Echinoderms to the Rescue
Story by Tommy Trenchard

Echinoderms to the Rescue

In the middle of the night, villagers wade through shallow enclosures 100 metres offshore, looking for small, sausage-like creat...

No Man Is An Island
Story by Andrea Gjestvang

No Man Is An Island

Since the financial crisis in the 1990s, many young women have left the Faroe Islands, a small nation in the North Atlantic Ocea...

The Big Melt
Story by Mads Nissen

The Big Melt

In Chile\'s Torres del Paine National Park, the stunning beauty of glacial ice and mountain lakes hides a worrying environmental...

State of the Union
Story by Andrew Testa

State of the Union

After the fifth election in five years - three general elections and two referendums - the UK is no closer to healing the divisi...

Getting their Goat
Story by Pascal Maitre

Getting their Goat

Every country has its favourite sport. In England, football is the undisputed leader. In India, a huge home audience, running in...

Oceans Apart
Story by Tommy Trenchard

Oceans Apart

The two islands of Mayotte and Anjouan are separated by only 40 miles of sea. They share same language, faith and ethnicity, and...

WTO Rules
Story by Mark Henley

WTO Rules

Or rather it doesnt. The World Trade Organization (OMC in French) is in crisis. While it is supposed to regulate 98% of internat...

Tour du Faso
Story by Pascal Maitre

Tour du Faso

The Tour du Faso is one of the world\'s great cycle races. It covers 1,306 kilometres across Burkina Faso every October and has ...

First Chechen War-25 Years On
Story by Heidi Bradner

First Chechen War-25 Years On

11 December 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the First Chechen War. Though by no means the only conflict to b...

Bush Footy
Story by Matthew Abbott

Bush Footy

For Aboriginal communities in Australia\'s Northern Territory, lack of opportunities and extreme isolation are often coupled wit...

Grandfather Crocodile
Story by Matthew Abbott

Grandfather Crocodile

Crocodiles are sacred in Timor Leste, one of the world\'s youngest and least developed countries which seceded from Indonesia in...

Rock Relief
Story by Matthew Abbott

Rock Relief

Uluru, or Ayers Rock as it was previously known, is one of Australia\'s most recognisable landmarks which has featured in the ba...

Free From Hunger
Story by Chris de Bode, Abbie Trayler-Smith, Nora Lorek

Free From Hunger

There are over 150 million malnourished children in the world today. This contributes to three million child deaths a year. A ne...

Dangerous Desert
Story by Pascal Maitre

Dangerous Desert

The Sahel divides the sands of the Sahara from the tropical forests of Africa, the mainly Arab North from sub-Saharan black Afri...

Dammed and Erased
Story by Hossein Fatemi

Dammed and Erased

Hasankeyf is one of the oldest human settlements in the world, located on the banks of the Tigris River in Turkey. It has been c...

The World’s Shortest Season
Story by Kieran Dodds

The World’s Shortest Season

Like much about the vast, empty island nation of Greenland, its football league is full of anomalies and a study in resilience. ...

Surviving Turkey
Story by Mary Turner

Surviving Turkey

As of 2019 there are an estimated 3.6 million Syrian refugees living in Turkey. In the city of Gaziantep in the south and near t...

Brexitland
Story by Mark Henley

Brexitland

South Lincolnshire always seemed far away, not least while growing up there. Its mostly fenland, with flat, damp spaces and big ...

Child Jockeys in Sumbawa
Story by Adam Dean

Child Jockeys in Sumbawa

The boy mounted the horse barefoot, with only an ill-fitting Hello Kitty helmet to protect his head and a talisman under his clo...

Prague Pandemonium
Story

Prague Pandemonium

I moved to Prague, the \'Golden City\', in 1994 to study at the Academy of Art. It was a mere five years after the Velvet Revolu...

Breaking Britain
Story by Adam Hinton

Breaking Britain

Britain has now been subjected to more than 10 years of austerity. While those at the top were given the biggest state-sponsored...

I Feel Like Rat Tonight
Story by Ian Teh

I Feel Like Rat Tonight

What is the difference, nutritionally speaking, between a juicy piece of beef tenderloin and a rat\'s hindquarters. Not a lot, a...

Vanilla Goldrush
Story by Tommy Trenchard

Vanilla Goldrush

The price of vanilla is at an all time high. Between 2014 and 2017, it rose from USD 40 a kilogram to over USD 600. Madagascar, ...

Dreams of a Homeland
Story by Ivor Prickett

Dreams of a Homeland

On my first trip more than five years ago, the contrast between Iraq and Syria\'s Kurdish regions could not have been more appar...

Latinx Power
Story by Karla Gachet & Ivan Kashinsky

Latinx Power

The subject of immigration has been propelled to the top of the political agenda in the United States with the arrival of Donald...

Dr Nyanzi’s Struggle
Story by Frederic Noy

Dr Nyanzi’s Struggle

One of the main reasons why girls in Uganda miss school or drop out altogether is the lack of readily available sanitary product...

I Say Bread, You Say Hobz
Story by Jason Shenai

I Say Bread, You Say Hobz

A different take on the Brexit debate. Bread is something that unites us all. It is a symbol of peace. If you have bread y...

Deadly Nodding
Story by Frederic Noy

Deadly Nodding

In northern Uganda, a mysterious illness affects thousands of children from the Acholi ethnic group between the ages of 5 and 15...

Americans Parade
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Americans Parade

Americans Parade is a parade of Americans; one after the other, from one community to the next, building up a picture of Amer...

Smart Solutions
Featured Story

Smart Solutions

Towards a world free of poverty, hunger and environmental degradation, CGIAR is the world's largest global agricultural innov...

End of the Caliphate
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End of the Caliphate

Ivor Prickett covered the fight against ISIS forces across Syria and Iraq between 2016 and 2018, working for the New York Tim...

Where Love Is Illegal
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Where Love Is Illegal

72 countries around the world have criminal laws against sexual activity by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex p...

Traces
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Traces

The effects of China's breakneck industrialisation on the Yellow River

No Place on Earth
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No Place on Earth

An in-depth study of the epic Rohingya refugee crisis and its effect on hundreds of thousands of ordinary people.

Asmara – Africa’s Modernist Jewel
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Asmara – Africa’s Modernist Jewel

Asmara is a unique example of early 20th Century modernist architecture, now been elevated to UNESCO World Heritage status

On Solid Ground
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On Solid Ground

A collaboration between the International Rescue Committee and Panos Pictures

OVER
Featured Story

OVER

A photographic meditation from the skies above Poland.

From darkness into Light
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From darkness into Light

More than 620 million Africans, or two thirds of the population of the continent, have no access to electricity.

The Parallel State
Featured Story

The Parallel State

A glimpse into the opaque world of contemporary Turkish politics and society.

We are Indestructible
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We are Indestructible

Ending one of the world's longest running civil wars.

River Congo – DRC’s Highway 1
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River Congo – DRC’s Highway 1

The Congo river is the lifeline of a region with few roads or railways.

Side Effects
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Side Effects

The result of years of aerial photography, this is a visual study of the complicated relationship between humans and nature.

Disposable Workers
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Disposable Workers

The people feeling the pain of Japan's unforgiving job market

Hidden Lives
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Hidden Lives

The untold story of urban refugees in Burundi, Haiti, Jordan, Malaysia, Thailand, United Kingdom, Kenya and the USA.

Belgicum
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Belgicum

The result of two decades of work, Belgicum is a unique document about a country in search of a raison d'etre.

White Rage
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White Rage

Travelling across Europe - from Norway to Italy and France to Russia - Espen Rasmussen and journalist Ronny Berg met and spok...

Uncertain Tomorrow
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Uncertain Tomorrow

The Central African Republic (CAR) has seen more than its fair share of coups and unrest over the five and a half decades...

Last Stop
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Last Stop

Exploring the topography and migrations of London from the vantage point of a bus.

The Last Colony
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The Last Colony

For over 40 years Western Sahara, a former Spanish colony in northwestern Africa, and its people, the Sahrawis, have been liv...

#Future of Cities
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#Future of Cities

In collaboration with the World Photography Organisation (WPO) and Sony's Global Imaging Ambassadors (SGIA), Panos Pictures c...

My Toilet
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My Toilet

Through images and stories from 20 countries, across every continent, a collaboration between Water & Sanitation for the Urba...