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Jim Powell

Maggie Steber's best photograph: Hunger Overcomes Fear

I called this photo Hunger Overcomes Fear. It shows a child trying to steal food during a riot in Cap-Haïtien in northern Haiti in January 1986.

Bibi, Freddy, Margot, Aix-les-Bains, July 1928, by Jacques Henri Lartigue

Jacques Henri Lartigue's work will be exhibited at this year's Rencontres d'Arles photo festival Jim Powell

The United States declares war on Spain - picture of the day

A photographic highlight selected by the picture desk. On 25 April 1898, the Spanish-American war began. This stereoscopic image from the war is titled 'Troop A, Ninth US Cavalry - Famous Indian fighters'. Stereoscopic images were introduced to the public

William Henry Jackson - picture of the day

A photographic highlight selected by the picture desk. In 1870, William Henry Jackson went on an expedition across Wyoming, along the Green River, and eventually into the Yellowstone Lake area. Jackson's images were the first published photographs of Yell

Hutterite life - in pictures

The Hutterites believe they will only get into heaven by living apart from society Jim Powell

The Rain Room at London's Barbican - audio slideshow

It's the last chance to see the critically acclaimed installation Rain Room by artists Random International, which closes at the Barbican in London this week. Here, the creators explain why their idea has been so popular Jim Powell Felix Clay

Jackson Pollock by Martha Holmes - picture of the day

A photographic highlight selected by the picture desk. Life magazine photographer Martha Holmes was born on this day in 1923. This set of portraits of Jackson Pollock was her most well known work and was used as the model for a US postage stamp. Bobbi Bur