For every iconic photograph, there is a story, and for every story that predated the rise of the digital camera, there’s a contact sheet. As part of its first ever Magnum Seasonal Benefit, the team behind the legendary cooperative has culled the archives for contact sheets made during some of the most influential shoots in photographic history, with half of all profits going to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

For every iconic photograph, there is a story, and for every story that predated the rise of the digital camera, there’s a contact sheet. As part of its first ever Magnum Seasonal Benefit, the team behind the legendary cooperative has culled the archives for contact sheets made during some of the most influential shoots in photographic history, with half of all profits going to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

“The idea for the colour and graphics comes from the red lines photographers put around their choices on a contact sheet.” W.K. William Klein ‘painted contact’ series silver gelatin print with paint,

William Klein : “Painted Contact Sheets” Series

“The idea for the colour and graphics comes from the red lines photographers put around their choices on a contact sheet.” W.K. William Klein ‘painted contact’ series silver gelatin print with paint,

Contact sheet for John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s photo-shoot, photographed by Annie Leibovitz. 5 hours later Lennon was killed. December 8th 1980

Contact sheet for John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s photo-shoot, photographed by Annie Leibovitz. 5 hours later Lennon was killed. December 8th 1980

thingsorganizedneatly:  Martin Wilson ed: Wilson has an incredible process of shooting rolls of film so they spell out larger images on a contact sheet.

thingsorganizedneatly: Martin Wilson ed: Wilson has an incredible process of shooting rolls of film so they spell out larger images on a contact sheet.

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