Paris Dark Light, an exhibition by Michel Setboun in Hong Kong – The Eye of Photography

On the occasion of the festival Le French May, organized by the French Consulate in Hong Kong, French photographer Michel Setboun is presenting a version of his Paris Dark Light series made in the Paris Charles de Gaulle airport and commissioned by its owners

A sneak preview of Visa Pour l’Image 2017 – The Eye of Photography

Following last year’s resounding success, with 150,000 visitors in three weeks, Visa Pour l’Image 2017 is underway. The program of the 29th edition, which will take place between September 2 and 17, will include some twenty-five exhibitions. Here is a sneak preview of the events scheduled thus far.

Beyond Here is Nothing: the new book by Laura El-Tantawy – The Eye of Photography

Looking for home, for the place where she belongs has come to define the visual language of photographer Laura El-Tantawy. Born in the UK to Egyptian parents, Laura El-Tantawy has spent much of her life between cultures, living in England, and America and holidaying in Egypt. This yo-yoing between such diverse cultures has left her questioning the idea of home and where she may fit, a question that follows her no matter where she rests her head.

The endless loop of terror victims: Lazy journalism that lets ISIS run the newsroom – Poynter

Yes, the attack is news. But does replaying footage of victims for hours or turning over the entire homepage to the story, as CNN, Fox News and Breitbart did, elevate the public understanding of why terrorism is committed or how to stop it? Or is it just lazy and sensationalist tabloid journalism, blowing the murder of 22 people out of proportion to stoke fear?

Photos Offer an Unflinching Look at Modern Russia – Feature Shoot

“We tolerate today for the sake of a good tomorrow,” Russian photographer Alexander Anufriev said when I asked him about the country he calls home, “but tomorrow never comes.”

Susan Meiselas, Nicaragua 1978/1979 – The Eye of Photography

Susan Meiselas was there during the last years of the conflict (1978-79). Meiselas’ photographs capture the Sandinista’s and the Nicaraguan people’s struggle for freedom – depicting battle, lost lives, collateral damage, and ultimately victory – as they overcame the military might and power of the Somoza regime

An-My Lê, a life in exile – The Eye of Photography

The photographer An-My Lê practices her artistic craft in a manner that ostensibly belongs within the tradition of nineteenth-century landscape. Her negatives are composed with a large-format view camera (5-by-7) mounted on a tripod

RIP Stanley Greene « burn magazine

The karma was unbelievable .Stanley was in the center, part of the buzz, relentless in his effort to do the right thing. The real deal. You can’t buy “Black Passport”. Sold out long ago. I hope it gets re published. Testament to one of the finest chroniclers of our time.

Stanley Greene, Teller of Uncomfortable Truths, Dies at 68

“You want to sit there comfortably with your newspaper and blueberry muffin, and you don’t want to see pictures that are going to upset your morning,” Mr. Greene said in a 2010 interview with the Lens blog of The New York Times. “That is the job of a journalist, to upset your morning.”

Poet. Follower of light. Storyteller. A remembrance of photographer Stanley Greene.

Greene followed the light even into the darkest places. He was best known as a conflict photographer for his work in Chechnya, Russia, Iraq and Syria. He had the gift of finding beauty in the most extraordinarily disturbing circumstances. His books, “Open Wound” and “Black Passport,” are gorgeous journeys through his life by way of his haunting photographs.

Obituary: Stanley Greene, Award-Winning Photojournalist, 68

Photographer Andrea Bruce, a fellow member of NOOR, describes Greene as “a poet.” “His rage at injustices equaled his love for his friends, for photography and its power,” Bruce says. “That is the hardest thing to explain: his pure love for others, as if he was balancing the hatred he found in war.”

Month of Photography Denver Reviews, Hosted by CPAC

A little over a month ago, Lenscratch was graciously invited to review portfolios during Month of Photography Denver. MoP Denver is an ambitious biennial event, one that involves the entire city of Denver, and correlates hundreds of collaborative public events celebrating photography

Reclaiming Femininity: “When Can We Stop Performing?”

As part of a series, TIME speaks to five pioneering photographers who are bending the rules of self image, sexuality and exploitation. For the final week, we take a dive into the hyper-feminine, saccharine world of Mayan Toledano. She discusses how military service shaped her sense of womanhood and why feminist branding is as important as the message within.

Young photographers capture the beauty and wonder of Morocco

“Follow the light! Follow the light!” It sounded like a scene from the 1980s film “Poltergeist,” but it was, in fact, award-winning photojournalist Ron Haviv giving some high school students sound photographic advice. The light was falling on a corner in the Berber town of Tinjad at the base of the Atlas Mountains and was fading fast. Cameras at the ready, the students trained their lenses, composed and made photographs that captured the spirit of this astonishing country.

Google Will Soon Be Able to Remove Unwanted Objects from Your Photos

“Say you take a picture of your daughter at a baseball game, and there’s something obstructing it,” says Google. “We can do the hard work, and remove that obstruction.”