About VII The Magazine
VII The Magazine is an innovative online project that will give readers unprecedented intimate access and insight to the work of the world's leading photojournalists.
VII The Magazine is an innovative online project that will give
readers unprecedented intimate access and insight to the work of
the world's leading photojournalists.
VII Photo represents 29 photojournalists working at the forefront news industry. Their work appears regularly on the covers and pages of the world's leading news media including Time Magazine, National Geographic, The New Yorker, The Times and now online at VII The Magazine.
The features are edited specifically for online distribution by Scott Thode (former Photo Editor of Fortune Magazine) and will be accompanied by intimate commentaries from the photographers themselves, recorded exclusively for this website. Michael Hanna of Protean Films (New York) has been consulting on video content and has produced The Interviews in The Magazine.
Concept and strategy behind VII The Magazine has been developed in collaboration with Morten Meisner and other creatives of Danish based communication agency Revolt. Revolt has also developed the elegant and flexible online infrastructure to showcase this remarkable project. VII Photo Managing Director Stephen Mayes comments, "This collaboration between the photographers of VII and top industry professionals across these disciplines has produced a visionary platform to showcase some great work. This innovative project will allow the photographers of VII Photo to spread their wings in choosing the subjects they cover and gives them a unique opportunity to tell the stories with unprecedented intimacy. We are excited to connect so directly with lovers of fine photojournalism in this way."
About VII Photo agency
VII Photo Agency was created in 2001 by seven
of the world's leading photojournalists and by 2005 VII was listed
in third position in American Photo's "100 Most Important People in
Photography". VII Photo Agency now represents 23 of the world's
preeminent photojournalists whose careers span 35 years of world
Renowned for the quality of its photography the group's collective archive of over 60,000 images is an iconic summary of the defining landmarks of the late 20th Century and it continues to grow as the new Millennium develops.
The collection has been built cover-by-cover and page-by-page in collaboration with the world's leading magazines and as such it defines the visual memory of our times. Time Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Stern, London Sunday Times, Paris Match and countless others have helped to introduce these images to the world.
VII's cultural position has been cemented by its many exhibitions in leading museums including the Whitney Museum of Contemporary Art (New York) the Louvre (Paris), and featured appearances at major art festivals globally to include Les Rencontres D'Arles, PhotoEspaña and more than 70 books dedicated to the work of VII photographers.
VII's work has been the subject of broadcast documentaries in USA, Europe, Japan and elsewhere.
VII's 23 eminent photographers are Lynsey Addario, Jocelyn Bain Hogg, Marcus Bleasdale, Stefano De Luigi, Venetia Dearden, Jessica Dimmock, Adam Ferguson, Ashley Gilbertson, Ron Haviv, Ed Kashi, Gary Knight, Antonin Kratochvil, Joachim Ladefoged, Davide Monteleone, Christopher Morris, Seamus Murphy, Maciek Nabrdalik, Franco Pagetti, Stephanie Sinclair, John Stanmeyer, Anastasia Taylor-Lind, Tomas van Houtryve and Donald Weber.