We recommended 1,642 articles this year, from 1,364 writers and 417 publishers. Collectively, they were read over 10 million times. These are our favorites. You can read every article on this list in the totally free Longform App. Download it today.
Part three of a three-part photo summary of the year: severe drought in California, Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement protests, raging battles and U.S. airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria, victories for same-sex marriage proponents in the U.S.
Part two of a three-part photo summary of the year: Summer rioting in Ferguson, Missouri, the World Cup in Brazil, the flight of the Yazidis from ISIS in Iraq, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and the Israel-G
Part one of a three-part photo summary of the year: Protests that drove Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych from office, the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Ellen DeGeneres' much-retweeted selfie from the Oscars, and the ongoing and brutal sit
Moving Cattle to Spring Pasture, Boulder, Wyoming 2011 Tommy Trying to Shoot Coyotes, Big Springs Ranch, Oasis, Nevada 2012 Frontcountry is Lucas Foglia‘s exploration of the American West, where human…
I see a lot out there and what I see is people who have talent and work hard…or think they work hard…but the priority they need to get to that special place is going to escape them. They don’t understand that the level of passion and drive that you have to have to be really successful in this business today is amplified. Everybody has a camera and it’s incredible who you’re competing with. So my advice is something Jay Maisel once told me, “You gotta eat, sleep, breathe and drink it. And if you don’t do that, find something else to do!”
When I first encountered Christine Osinski's Staten Island work at Photo Nola last year it was love at first sight and I featured it on Lenscratch. As I shared in Monday's post, not only did Christine go on to win a spot in the 2013 Critical Mass Top 50,
In his new book, Afghanistan: A Distant War, veteran photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg offers a vivid close-up of the past quarter-century of Afghan history. As a photographer for Time Magazine, Nickelsberg first observed Afghanistan emerge from an eight-year war against the Soviet Union and then descend into a brutal civil war followed by a Taliban takeover. Since 2001, he’s continued going back to chronicle what he calls America’s War. He has documented things many Afghans themselves never experienced firsthand, and earned an unusually deep understanding of this complex country.