Giving Thanks for Photography: New Yorker Writers on Their Favorite Images | Mobile Photography |

"I’ve spent the past five years in the photo department of The New Yorker, carefully reading magazine pieces and then researching or commissioning photographs to accompany them. The stories, from music reviews to war reporting to fiction, are the impetus for our photographs. I was curious to ask the writers, whose work informs me, inspires me, and alters my perspective about subjects that were previously far from my thoughts, if there were photographs that had done the same for them.

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, here is a selection of eight writers on photographs that they are thankful for."