Laura El-Tantawy’s photobook In the Shadows of the Pyramids is out now
During the eight years Ortiz worked on the story he says more than 1,500 young people in Chicago were killed.
The magazine will still arrive in mailboxes each week, and its pages will still be stuffed with images; to most readers, the loss will be vague at best, symbolic at worst. Sports photographers nearly have always been less famous than their subjects
Gene always liked to get separations around people, figures, and that was always done with potassium ferrocyanide. It was the contrast that made the prints difficult. Gene saw the contrast with his eyes, but the negative wouldn’t capture it the same way. So he would have to bring the lamp down and burn, and then if that spilled too much exposure and made it too dark, you would lighten it with the ferrocyanide.
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Ranging from such breathtaking locations as Ukraine’s Carpathian Mountains to the French Pyrenees, these photos truly capture the beauty of a harmonious and bustling life spent with the earth, animals, and family.
a series of videos in which McCurry shares wisdom he has learned over the decades of traveling the world and hunting for photos that will be remembered
It’s a world the rest of Australia would never know existed. Photojournalist Ingetje Tadros spent more than six months in Kennedy Hill, a remote Aboriginal community in Western Australia, documenting the lives of its residents.
“We are relieved that photojournalist Johanny Vargas is home safe and sound,” said Carlos Lauría, CPJ’s senior program coordinator for the Americas, from New York. “Colombian authorities must thoroughly investigate his kidnapping, bring those responsible to justice, and ensure Vargas’s safety.”
As the civil war in Syria gets worse, day by day, the number of refugees constantly increases. Greece is the entrance point for Syrian refugees who try to reach Europe. Nowadays 80 percent of the refugees coming to Greece are from Syria.
The moments that put together, make up the puzzle. Change them around and you have another puzzle.
German photojournalist Andy Spyra has spent over three years embedded in remote villages in northern Nigeria, documenting the attacks in the region, mostly in Sokoto, Jos, Mahalla and several villages south of Maiduguri. Each frame provides a rarely seen view of the devastating toll on the victims and their villages.
A common feature of first person shooter video games is an instant replay that pops up every time your character is killed, showing you exactly how you met your demise. Above is a new ad for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare that features Randal Higgins, the imaginary cameraman behind the game’s “KillCam”. (Warning: There’s some strong language).
For the past 10 years, 27-year-old Xyza Cruz Bacani has been working as a domestic worker for a wealthy Chinese family in Hong Kong. On her days off, she brings her camera onto her city’s sidewalks and captures impressive street photos.
“If Life could afford only one photographer,” George P. Hunt, who was the magazine’s managing editor in the 1960s, once said, “it would have to be Ralph Morse.”
A Short Film on Photography Featuring Juergen Teller, Petra Collins, Nobuyoshi Araki, and Arne Svenson
For Reely and Truly, London-based photographer Tyrone Lebon pays tribute to the medium by tracking down and interviewing dozens of artists and photojournalists, including Juergen Teller, Petra Collins, Nobuyoshi Araki, and Arne Svenson. Tracing a non-linear narrative, the film moves in hallucinatory frames from one photographer to the next, their disparate lives threaded together by recorded conversations between the filmmaker and his father, fashion photographer Mark Lebon.
The new structure is this: You’ll no longer pay benefits or salaries to photographers and you’ll hope these veterans will continue to fill your pages as freelancers who are struggling to make ends meet.
Many Poynter readers expressed shock and sadness Friday after a National Press Photographers Association report revealed that the magazine was cutting its entire photo staff.
Staff photographers Robert Beck, Simon Bruty, Bill Frakes, David E. Klutho, John W. McDonough, and Al Tielemans were informed of the decision around noon Eastern time on Thursday.
The 8th edition of Bangladesh’s photography festival Chobi Mela will focus on the theme of Intimacy. Featuring the work of more than 30 artists (hailing from 22 different countries), the festival’s artistic program will offer an exciting mix of Asian and international work, by familiar names and relative newcomers.
For this fifth edition, the Circulation(s) festival invited 14 young European photographers. Led by the Association Fetart, these are some of the favorites of the team. The work of these artists appears in exhibitions and installations at the festival.