From an exhibition of Magnum contacts sheets:
Magnum Contact Sheets reveals how Magnum photographers have captured and edited their best shots from the 1930s to the present. The contact sheet, a direct print of a roll or sequence of negatives, is the photographer’s first look at what he or she has captured on film, and provides a uniquely intimate glimpse into their working process. It records each step on the route to arriving at an image—providing a rare behind-the-scenes sense of walking alongside the photographer and seeing through their eyes.
The contact sheet and image are by Jonas Bendiksen, from his series on space junk in Kazakhstan. It’s interesting seeing how this now famous image is surrounded by some which wouldn’t be anywhere near as noteworthy.