A Tumblr site called Who Pays Photographers? helps bridge the information gap with a wiki-inspired spreadsheet listing fees paid by numerous publications, both online and in print. The site also provides information about whether the client pays expenses, how long they take to pay, and what photographers like and dislike about the client. All the information is uploaded anonymously by photographers who have shot assignments for the clients.
“It is so exciting that we are able to double the size of the grant awards,” said Alicia Calzada, the chair of the grant program. “This will expand the ability of photographers to work on these important projects.”
ongoing revelations of government eavesdropping has had a profound impact on the economy, the security of the internet and the credibility of the U.S. government’s leadership when it comes to online governance
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson declared a War on Poverty to “help each and every American fulfill his or her basic hopes”. Photographer Don Getsug had an opportunity to photograph this war, spending two years on rural back roads, capturing Americans in need
Idyllic rural thrift-store paintings, while perhaps pretty, might not be the most interesting paintings in the world. David Irvine, however, has set out to change all of that by collecting thrift-store paintings and “re-directing” them by adding various pop-culture book, movie and TV characters.
Since 2011 the photography cooperative Magnum Photos has been performing an experiment in collaborative art making
Sergey Ponomarev, 33, is a freelance photographer covering the conflict in Gaza on assignment for The New York Times. He grew up in Moscow and Ireland and has previously worked for The Associated Press. He spoke to James Estrin from Gaza City on Saturday evening