Photographers' Blog

The immigrant behind the eyes

August 21, 2013

Safi, Malta

By Darrin Zammit Lupi

“Go get 13i38 from warehouse 2,” barks the army NCO to his subordinates. We know his name now, but the military personnel providing security in the detention center continue to refer to him, as with all detainees, by the reference number given to him when he arrived here.

Protecting an iconic image

September 20, 2012

In conversation with Corbis Images’ Ken Johnston


Courtesy of Corbis images

It’s 80 years since this iconic image was taken during the construction of New York’s Rockefeller Center at the height of the Great Depression.