Irving Penn: The Met to host retrospective – in pictures

The American photographer is best known for his fashion photography, which appeared in Vogue magazine, as well as his portraits and advertising work for Issey Miyake and Clinique.

Best photographs of the day: Turkish cowboys and Australian cyclones

A selection of photo highlights from around the world, including a human hen and Brexit protests

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 finalists – in pictures

Wrestling komodo dragons and thirsty squirrels are among the creatures captured on camera by photographers for this year’s competition. The exhibition opens on 16 October at the Natural History Museum in London

What is your cat thinking when it looks at you? – in pictures

These cat portraits seem to show a range of emotions, according to Andrew Marttila. The 29-year-old Philadelphia-based pet photographer and self-proclaimed ‘crazy cat man’ says: ‘This series on emotions is to disprove the stereotype that cats are cold and aloof. I want to show that cats are capable of a range of emotion, from seriousContinue reading “What is your cat thinking when it looks at you? – in pictures”

Inside Eritrea: from tank cemeteries to futuristic architecture – in pictures

Closed to outsiders and notoriously repressive, few images emerge from the country. During a rare trip, Winston Boyer captured these