Category: Editor’s Choice

Gavin Watson – Chroniques anglaises

Born in 1965 in northwest London, Gavin Watson started taking pictures at an early age. By the time he was 14 he was a skinhead, immersed in the world of Madness and Two Tone, and set about documenting the antics of his friends and especially this 'muse', his brother Neville

Link:
http://lejournaldelaphotographie.com/entries/11300/gavin-watson-chroniques-anglaises

2013 – the year we lost sight of what photography can achieve

This year’s announcement of the winners of two major competitions for photojournalists, World Press Photo and Pictures of the Year International, created more than the usual fire storm. Raking through the ashes, Graham Harrison looks for a way forward, and reveals how one major grants programme for photojournalists had no restrictions on image manipulation at all.

Link:
http://www.epuk.org/News/1021/2013-the-year-we-lost-sight-of-what-photography-can-achieve

go irish and/or roll tide

 I sat there after the first half with Alabama up several touchdowns up on Notre Dame and ate a terrible hot dog in a media room where all the photographers just looked depressed.  All of the excitement, the adrenaline, and preparedness was sucked right out of everyone.  No hopes of a comeback.  There were just a lot of shocked Notre Dame faces and chants of “Roll Tide!”  Over.  And over.  And over

Link:
http://www.chiplitherland.com/blog/2013/01/09/roll-tide-andor-go-irish/