6 Legendary Photographers Tell The Stories Behind Their Favorite Unseen Photographs

November 11, 2014 2:13 PM

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6 Legendary Photographers Tell The Stories Behind Their Favorite Unseen Photographs

What happens to a photograph deferred? Some are tucked in a file or packed in the basement while others are shoved under the bed and, in time, forgotten. These photos and the details they house -- a particular moment, a unique perspective, a potential story -- rest outside our view, sometimes forever. Many never get the opportunity to be seen, contemplated, digested, by many beyond their maker.

Magnum Photos, an international photo agency founded by photographers like Robert Capa and Henri Cartier-Bresson, is coordinating a project to dig up long lost images from their most renowned photographers, allowing unseen photos to break into the wild after many years. Magnum enlisted legendary pho...

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