In a risk-taking career, he helped the paper win a Pulitzer for its 9/11 photography and later prompted a debate on journalistic ethics that led to his leaving The Times.
Nick Oza, Republic photojournalist, documentarian of the immigrant world, dies at age 57
Oza, a two-time Pulitzer honoree, 'captured a story in a way that the words couldn't.'
Nick Oza, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer who produced stark images of resilience and triumph in the face of natural and man-made adversity, has died. He was 57.
Reuters photographer died after being left behind, Afghan general says
Danish Siddiqui was with soldiers on the front line of an Afghan Special Forces clash with the Taliban. New reporting, and his final photographs, cast light on his final hours.
Hiro, Fashion Photographer Who Captured the Surreal, Dies at 90
He juxtaposed the mundane and the exotic, transforming ordinary objects into the desirable — an approach he took in his still-life images as well as in fashion.
Renowned Fashion Photographer Hiro Passes Away At 90
Fashion photography icon Hiro has passed away at the age of 90, leaving behind decades of boundary-breaking imagery.
Renowned Japanese American photographer Yasuhiro Wakabayashi, professionally known as Hiro, has passed away at the age of 90. He was best known for his successful editorial and commercial fashion photography career as well as his unique style that has been imitated by many.
Tony McGrath obituary
Outstanding photographer who went on to become a pioneering picture editor of the Observer
Danish Siddiqui’s Singular Images Captured Our Uncomfortable Truths
The photographer, who was killed in Afghanistan this month, was a prolific chronicler of political violence and societal disquiet.
Danish Siddiqui, Reuters Photojournalist, Is Killed in Afghanistan
The Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer was killed in a clash between Afghan forces and the Taliban.
Mr. Siddiqui, an Indian national and Reuters staff journalist, was embedded with members of Afghanistan’s elite Special Forces in the southern province of Kandahar, a former Taliban stronghold. He was killed on Friday morning when Afghan commandos, attempting to retake a district surrounding a border crossing with Pakistan, came under Taliban fire, according to Reuters.
Legendary Hip-Hop Photographer Chi Modu Has Died
He was 54.
Chi Modu, a hip-hop photographer who captured some of the most famous and iconic photos of the likes of Tupac Shakur, the Notorious B.I.G, Ice Cube, and Diddy, has passed away at the age of 54 after what is being reported as a battle with cancer.
June Newton, Portrait Photographer also known as Alice Springs, Dies at 97
Remembering art director, curator, and portraitist June Newton, whose photography career began one day in 1970 when her husband Helmut fell ill with the flu and sent her in his stead.
Obituary: Grace Robertson | 1854 Photography
The British photographer known for her trailblazing series documenting the joys and challenges in the lives of everyday women is remembered
Aaron Rose, Photographer Whose Work Long Went Unseen, Dies at 84
Spurning commercialism, he made thousands of one-of-a-kind prints that for decades he largely kept to himself. Then came a show at the Whitney.
Mr. Rose was that rarest of artists: one who doesn’t chase after gallery shows or sales to deep-pocketed collectors. In a 1997 interview with The New York Times in advance of his Whitney Biennial debut, he explained that his low profile had been by choice.
Naomi Rosenblum, Historian of Photography, Dies at 96
Her seminal works brought scholarship to the field and helped develop appreciation for it as a creative art form.
Dr. Rosenblum was the author of seminal works that helped bring scholarship and recognition to photography as a creative art form after practitioners, notably Alfred Stieglitz, had revolutionized the field by defying the conventions of subject matter and composition — creating images in the rain and snow, for example, or of a pattern that the sea cut in the sand.
Juxtapoz Magazine - RIP, Ricky Powell, The Original Lazy Hustler and Legendary NYC Street Photographer
One of the great legends of NYC street photography and culture, the "Lazy Hustler" himself, Ricky Powell, has died today at the age of 59. The iconic...
How Alice Rose George Shaped a Pivotal Era in Photography
Susan Meiselas, Alec Soth, Nan Goldin, and others reflect on the life and work of a legendary photo editor and poet.
Perhaps the clearest picture of Alice Rose George, beloved editor, curator, teacher, and poet, who died on December 22, 2020, in Los Angeles at the age of seventy-six, can be seen through her own eye, connecting—as she so innovatively did in the books and magazines where she made her mark—all the seeming and revelatory contrasts of her life.
Alice Rose George, a ‘Photographer’s Dream Editor,’ Dies at 76
Her unerring eye for visuals made her a fixture in New York’s magazine world, where she promoted scores of famous and unsung photographers.
“She was a photographer’s dream editor,” said Susan Meiselas, a photographer who worked under Ms. George in the early 1990s when Ms. George ran the New York offices of the photo agency Magnum. “She saw what they saw and gave them support, not just financial but emotional.”
Number of Journalists Killed for Their Reporting Doubled in 2020
At least 30 journalists were killed this year, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists, with 21 slain as a direct result of their work.
Mexican photojournalist killed after taking photos of bodies along a road
Jaime Castaño Zacarías is ninth journalist killed in Mexico this year after he was pursued by gunmen
He was one of the great directors of the photo department of the NY Times magazine, then of Life magazine. Astonishing character, caustic, funny, attractive, fascinated by photojournalism and married to a wonderful lady : Anthéa Disney.
Perspective | ‘Tough and salty on the outside, soft and kind on the inside': Remembering Getty Images’ Mark Wilson
Working the politics beat in D.C. requires exquisite timing, patience and a thorough knowledge of who’s who in the political world. Photographer Mark Wilson had all of that and proved it over and over again.
That same feeling of absence is touching the photographic community here in D.C. after the sudden passing of Getty Images photographer Mark Wilson. I had the pleasure of working alongside him while covering Capitol Hill and the White House as a photo intern for U.S. News & World Report in 2001.