Nigerian-Born Lọlá Ákínmádé Åkerström Is Exactly What Contemporary Travel Photography Needs – PhotoShelter Blog Lọlá Ákínmádé Åkerström has been a PhotoShelter member since 2013 but a champion for travel photography and writing for much longer. A Stockholm-based photographer and author, she’s taking over our Instagram this week to share moments from her travels across the […]
When Experimentation Works Out: How Photojournalist Peter Monsees Won the FENCE After a 10-Year Photography Hiatus – PhotoShelter Blog One of this year’s regional winners is Peter Monsees, a seasoned photojournalist who left the field to pursue personal passions after 35 years. He notes that the images in his winning collection, known as Nature’s Colorful […]
Brittney Denham: The States Project: Wyoming | LENSCRATCH Coming from a place that city folks might find remote has led to some polarizing conversations. I got asked as a kid if I rode my horse to school every day, or if we had running water. On the other side of the spectrum, until I moved […]
In conversation with… five female Ethiopian photographers to watch With a vibrant photography scene, Ethiopia has no shortage of talent and women photographers are leading the way. Here are my conversations with just five of them: Hilina Abebe, Tsion Haileselassie, Addis Aemero, Maheder Haileselassie and Martha Tadesse.
B: Q & A with Bryan Formhals That’s definitely true. Creation is only half the battle, distribution is the other half. Media companies have full teams dedicated to just monitoring the data and then boosting on social media. There’s definitely been a shift in how brands and media companies approach social media. A lot of […]
“I’m an Outsider on the Inside”: An Interview with Bruce Davidson | The New Yorker The photographer Bruce Davidson, who is eighty-five years old, has lived with his wife, Emily, in a rambling apartment on the Upper West Side for the past five decades. It is appointed with broken-in chairs and couches, an impressive folk-art […]
Bruce Gilden Has Balls | Leicaphilia I like Gilden. It takes a lot of balls to walk up to someone on the street and push a flash camera in their face. Does it take some special photographic talent? No. But that’s not the point. It takes a certain unified vision. The point is Gilden has […]
Acclaimed photojournalist Tom Stoddart reflects on ‘ringside seat to history’ during remarkable career | London Evening Standard Acclaimed photojournalist Tom Stoddart has vowed never to put down the camera as he reflects on his remarkable career today.
Raghu Rai: The Man Behind the Lens | The Daily Star Indian photojournalist and member of the prestigious Magnum Photos, Raghu Rai, is better-known to Bangladeshis for the photos he took during our Liberation War in 1971. Rai, who has been awarded the Friends of Liberation War Honour, recently visited Bangladesh on account of Drik’s […]
Alex Majoli : « Today, the world is covered with images » The Italian-born photographer presents his “Scene” series at the BAL in Paris until April 28th. Armed with an imposing device made with electronic flashes as in a studio, Alex Majoli catches the image of a group of people in strong situations, sometimes in events of […]
B: Street Resurfacing Project John Sypal recently sent me a photocopy of this old interview with Garry Winogrand, conducted by Charles Hagen. It was originally published in Afterimage in December 1977, just before Winogrand’s 50th birthday, and arguably near the peak of his career. Some of the photos included are recognizable from Public Relations which had just […]
Beyond war with conflict photographer Yuri Kozyrev He talked in Moscow with host Nathan Thornburgh, who worked alongside Kozyrev throughout Russia and the Caucasus while they were both at TIME magazine. They talked about the late great Stanley Greene, about traveling with mujahedin, and about why it was hard to quit war for good.
B: Q & A with Charalampos Kydonakis Charalampos Kydonakis (aka Dirty Harrry) is a photographer based in Crete, Greece. His recent self-published photo book is Warn’d In Vain, “An Argonautica inspired NYC story”.
B: Q & A with Sam Prekop Sam Prekop is a musician and photographer based in Chicago.
David Bailey: ‘Legacy? I don’t care. Once you’re dead, you’re dead mate’ As he gears up to release a new book on his adventures in Peru, we sit down with the veteran photographer to talk swearing, switching off and why he reckons digital cameras ruined photography.
B: Q & A with Mimi Plumb Mimi Plumb is a photographer based in Northern California, and the author of the recently published book Landfall.
Who I’ve Hired: Chloe Coleman, The Washington Post | PDN Online Chloe Coleman currently works on The Washington Post’s international news desk. She is also a photo editor for Outlook, the newspaper’s weekly section for for news analysis and opinion, and a contributing writer and editor on The Washington Post’s In Sight photo blog. Previously, […]
B: Q & A & A & Q & Q & A with Mark Shapiro When I first became aware of digital I maintained that prints or books are the sine qua non, not the computer screen. Everyone’s monitor is different in quality and brightness and contrast, so your pictures are subject to the vagaries […]
The Evolved Documentarian : Interview with Burk Uzzle | LENSCRATCH I’ve been corresponding with legendary photographer Burk Uzzle over the past months and am excited to share a wonderful interview today, written by Janet Kagan. Burk is an exceptional photographer with a most amazing legacy. I was recently listening to an NPR podcast and Burk’s […]
Quick Tip: Gus Powell on Shooting Better Street Photography | PDNPulse Gus Powell, a member of the street photography collective iN-PUBLiC and author of two monographs of street photography, will lead a seminar called “Street Photography How & Why” at PhotoPlus Expo on October 25. Street photographers Michelle Groskopf and Elizabeth Bick will also participate […]