As we approach the end of a year of unrest, here is a look back at some of the major news events and moments of 2019. Massive protests were staged against existing governments in Hong Kong, Chile, Iraq, Iran, Venezuela, Haiti, Algeria, Sudan, and Bolivia, while climate-change demonstrations and strikes took place worldwide. An impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump was started, conflict in Syria continued, the United States won the Women’s World Cup, Hurricane Dorian lashed the Bahamas, and so much more. Here, we present the Top 25 news photos of 2019. Be sure to come back soon for a more comprehensive series, beginning tomorrow—2019: The Year in Photos, Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.
Russian photographer Aleksey Myakishev talks about his new book, Kolodozero, which delves into the rural life of Russia. His experience with the Leica MP, film photography, and frequent collaborations with Leica Russia, can be seen throughout the book and along with the insights from this interview.
As a young child, I naively thought that parents have all the answers—that they have everything figured out. As a father of two, I now fully recognize that parents often have no idea what they are doing. Why else would parenting books be so popular? We do