A Photographer’s Loving Ode to Small-Town Texas | The New Yorker The five decades that Keith Carter has spent documenting small-town Texas more than make up for the fact that he was born in Wisconsin. His family moved to the town of Beaumont when he was just a few years old, in the early nineteen-fifties, […]
You can now watch the entire “Everybody Street” documentary film for free on YouTube and Amazon Prime Video – Leica Rumors The full length “Everybody Street” documentary film is now available on YouTube (with ads). You can also stream it for free on Amazon Prime Video (or purchase the DVD from Amazon):
CJR Special Report: Photojournalism’s moment of reckoning – Columbia Journalism Review In interviews with more than 50 people, in a CJR investigation spanning more than five months, photojournalists described behavior from editors and colleagues that ranged from assault to unwanted advances to comments on their appearance or bodies when they were trying to work. And […]
The Surrealist Photos of Ralph Gibson – The New York Times “I wanted to make photographs you could look at for a long period of time, photographs that were not ephemera, photographs that were made to last and could support a great depth of content,” he said. “That’s the opposite of working for the media.”
The best photographs of 2017 – by the people who shot them | Media | The Guardian From Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, to the disaster at Grenfell Tower and a seahorse clinging to a cotton bud: photographers describe how they took some of the defining images of 2017. Selection by Sarah Gilbert
David Hillard: Regarding Others | LENSCRATCH Photographer David Hilliard has a new exhibition, David Hilliard: Regarding Others at the Schneider Gallery in Chicago that runs through December 30th, 2017. There’s something about David’s cinematic large format photographs that stand apart–it’s a special quality of light, color, and clarity that comes from analog capture, but also […]
Emil, Towards Horizon – The Eye of Photography The Russian Emil Gataullin is a master of poetry in black and white, and of photography that recalls that of Henri Cartier-Bresson. It dances in a balance between austerity, deliberate reserve and romantic composition. His theme: the Russian village. A life far from the great decisions scandals, […]
Stephen Crowley: a Visual Historian in Real Time – The New York Times After 25 years as a photographer for The New York Times based in Washington, D.C., Stephen Crowley has retired. His incisive and revealing photographs pierced the public veneer of Washington politics, bringing the viewer into the back rooms of power.
A Photographer’s View of a Battle to Destroy ISIS This fall, I spent six weeks with the writer Luke Mogelson, following an élite Iraqi police unit called the Mosul swat team as its members fought to take back their city from the forces of the Islamic State. The story, which Luke wrote and I photographed, […]
Mark Peterson: Political Theater Every presidential campaign has a particular feel and color: the red, white, and blue days of JFK that ended in a sad pink boucle, the brilliant reds of Nancy Regan, the rainbow spectrum of the Obamas. But this election is perfectly captured in black and white by photographer Mark Peterson, stripping […]
Jeff Brouws: Typologies, Projects & Portfolios Practicing what he terms “visual anthropology” Brouws, over the past twenty-five years, has persistently pursued a body of work that closely examines the evolving American cultural landscape
The PJ Circle Jerk There’s no need for a new and improved photojournalism. It’s the Great White shark of visual communication. It doesn’t need to evolve, because when it’s done right there’s nothing that can compete with it. That’s why photographers working in other disciplines relentlessly try to associate their work with photojournalism.
Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart Scott Anderson’s story gives the reader a visceral sense of how it all unfolded, through the eyes of six characters in Egypt, Libya, Syria, Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan. Accompanying Anderson’s text are 10 portfolios by the photographer Paolo Pellegrin, drawn from his extensive travels across the region […]
Guest Post 23: Robert Dannin on Steve McCurry Pressing McCurry for explanations when one already knows the reasons he used Photoshop — to create a more saleable, viewable image — evades more serious issues about who controls photography, and when and how to liberate it. via “Who controls photography…..and how to liberate it” – duckrabbit
Stephen Crowley: Time Spent: Florida 1972-1984 I discovered Stephen Crowley’s terrific exploration of Florida in the 1970’s and 80’s when jurying Photolucida’s Critical Mass Competition. Stephen’s project, Time Spent: Florida 1972-1984 went on to be selected as one of the Top 50 portfolios of 2015. At the young age of 20, Stephen had already identified himself as […]
L’ouvrage du World Press Photo 2016 Chaque année, l’un des plus attendus et plus importants Prix de Photographie de Presse publie son livre, le “World Press Photo Yearbook”. Cette année, l’ouvrage fait peau neuve, il est plus petit et comporte plus de pages tout en laissant une place importante à l’image ! Le livre est publié dans 6 […]
Matt Black: The Fall of Flint Photographer Matt Black has profiled over 100 cities across 39 states for his project The Geography of Poverty. He recently went to Flint, Michigan, for The Development Set
Aji Susanto Anom – Recollecting Dreams Question about home, dream and everything between, photography is my emotional escape, I use it as something to express what I feel in my boring life.
Best News Bloopers 2015
Michael S. Williamson: Color My World I will say this; I do think there’s a teeny bit of a shortage of good ideas to be honest with you. Robert Gilka, then the Chief of Photography for National Geographic once said, “We’re up to our armpits in great photographers, but up to our ankles in good ideas.” So the […]