Taking the leap: Why I’m leaving TV news after 24 years | Poynter I’ve been contemplating this decision for a long time now, ever since my shoulder issues in January 2017 which put me off work for four months. It’s part of why we’ve been living vagabond for the last year, not wanting to settle in case […]
When your kid is in the school: Shooting made me rethink decades of photojournalism | Poynter By the time the Aurora theater and Arapaho High School shootings struck my city of Denver, I no longer accepted assignments to cover mass murder. A churn in my stomach stopped me from saying yes again.
Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 12 October 2018 – Photojournalism Now This week on Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – the third edition of Photo Kathmandu, Everyday Climate Change and an exhibition on Cuba by Melbourne artist Helga Leunig.
The Other Side of the Camera – Witness How my daughter’s injury in Gaza led me to flee my country and learn what being a storyteller is really about
Why David Butow’s Image of Jeff Flake Stands Out – PhotoShelter Blog Both position and timing matter in capturing a compelling and visually descriptive photo. Last week’s explosive SCOTUS confirmation hearing of Brett Kavanaugh provided another interesting opportunity to explore this concept as a small group of photographers trained their cameras on the Senate Judiciary […]
Kavanaugh hearing highlights the power of photo editors – Columbia Journalism Review THE FRONT PAGE OF FRIDAY’S NEW YORK TIMES is dominated by two impressive photos: Brett Kavanaugh, the nominee to the Supreme Court, on the right, and Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in high school, on the left. The […]
Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 28 September 2018 – Photojournalism Now This week on Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – Anthropocene, an expansive and immersive multimedia exhibition opens in Canada featuring the work of Edward Burtynsky (above), plus Getty Reportage Grant winners 2018.
Get to know the 2018 Joop Swart Masterclass – Witness What first drew them to photography, their greatest struggles as up-and-coming photographers, the advice they’d give to the next generation, and more
Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 21 September 2018 – Photojournalism Now This week on Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up Chinese-born, Perth-based photo artist Tami Xiang’s new work Peasantography: Family Portrait and American photojournalist Chuck Fishman’s Re-Generation: Jewish Life in Poland.
Voices of African Photography: Dancing with Casablanca’s light – The Washington Post Voices of African Photography is a 10-part series presented in partnership with the African Photojournalism Database, a joint project of Everyday Africa and World Press Photo, to highlight the work of 10 African photographers and photojournalists.
Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 14 September 2018 – Photojournalism Now This week on Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up the spotlight is on New York. If you’re looking for a nostalgic view of Greenwich Village check out Village Voice staff photographer Fred W. McDarrah: New York Scenes at Steven Kasher. In keeping with historical tropes is The […]
What Is Missing From Photography | PDNPulse It has been bugging me for a while now, there is just something that is missing from photography. From my personal work to the majority of photographers out there. I’m talking about the photos on your feeds, be it personal to commercial. It has been bugging me and […]
How We Came to Know His Fall – Witness That is, until an image came in from Richard Drew, a photographer for the Associated Press. A man in a simple white shirt and black pant ensemble, with one leg bent, in the upper third. His frame symmetrically dividing the North and South tower. He was […]
Celebrating 30 years of photojournalism at Visa pour l’Image – The Washington Post Beyond the exhibitions and screenings, where hundreds of thousands of visitors can discover or rediscover some of the best of photojournalism produced around the world, Visa pour l’Image, the annual photography festival held in Perpignan, France, is also a meeting place.
The photographer turning oral histories into stunning images In Congo Tales: Told by the People of Mbomo, Pieter Henket has created a visual library of personal histories, telling the story of one small town in the Republic of Congo.
Crippling costs of war reporting and investigative journalism The cost of war reporting and investigative journalism is becoming prohibitive for media outlets, campaigners have warned. With Internet giants like Google and Facebook soaking up advertising revenue while using the content of traditional media for free, quality journalism has been caught in a double bind, experts […]
Opinion | How Photography Exploits the Vulnerable – The New York Times There are too many gratuitous photos of people jamming needles into their bodies and bloated corpses carried out of filthy homes.
Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 31 August 2018 – Photojournalism Now This week on Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – part two of the Visa pour l’image feature celebrating the international festival of photojournalism’s 30th edition. Plus Magnet Docklands launches with a fundraiser for the Human Rights Law Centre. Next week, 7 September there […]
Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 24 August 2018 – Photojournalism Now The 30th edition of the world’s preeminent photojournalism festival opens in the southern French town of Perpignan on 1st September for two weeks. For those who have not attended, Visa is amazing, overwhelming, fantastic!
Four to Follow #10 – Witness While the issues, regions and approaches of this month’s stories are incredibly diverse, a passion for visual storytelling links the four APJD members — Eman Helal, Nourredine Ahmed, Etinosa Yvonne and Victoire Douniama. Each began a career in a different field before deciding to pursue photography full time.