In 2019, Sarah Leen founded The Visual Thinking Collective as a community for independent photo editors, teachers and visual managers to serve photographers, media, art and academic institutions, NGOs, and corporate clients in telling their...
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TOP ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: ERIKA LARSEN (2014, MONTANA); DIANA MARKOSIAN (2014, MEXICO); L. GAUTHIER (1919, MARQUESAS ISLANDS); CIRIL JAZBEC (2016, KENYA); ERIKA LARSEN (2016, ALASKA); ROBIN HAMMOND (2016, ENGLAND). BOTTOM: ZACKARY CANEPARI (2018, MICHIGAN); WILLIAM ALBERT ALLARD (1994, SICILY); THOMAS J. ABERCROMBIE (1968, AFGHANISTAN); ROBERT B. GOODMAN (1960, ENGLAND); UNKNOWN (PRE-1910, EGYPT); B. ANTHONY STEWART (PRE-1942, CALIFORNIA)
The Nat Geo archive frames women’s lives in photos
Oct 15, 2019
The images in an archive form an invaluable record of the eras in which they were made. Looking through early files to find photographs for these pages—and for our new book, Women: The National Geographic Image Collection—we were struck by how narrowly women were once defined. The pictures are often beautiful, sometimes funny or sad or even shocking—but they are reflective of the prejudices and practices of the times.