Nigerian-Born Lọlá Ákínmádé Åkerström Is Exactly What Contemporary Travel Photography Needs – PhotoShelter Blog

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

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 […]

B: Q & A with Bryan Formhals

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 […]

Bruce Gilden Has Balls | Leicaphilia

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 […]

Raghu Rai: The Man Behind the Lens | The Daily Star

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 […]

B: Street Resurfacing Project

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

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.