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Creating a Community of Latin American Women Photographers – The New York Times

She has been answering that question almost four years now, after she founded Foto Féminas, a digital platform and library that features a different photographer working in Latin America and the Caribbean each month. With her eye focused on their images and not on their credentials or contacts, Ms. Sanchis Bencomo has convened a virtual community of experienced and emerging photographers alike whose styles range from documentary and photojournalism to fine art and conceptual photography.

The six consumer imaging trends that stood out in 2018 – Kaptur

I’m a sucker for year-in-reviews, especially if they’re about soccer or speedskating (yes, really). So, with things slowing down before the holidays and a soon forthcoming CES that will bring us right back to the future, here are the six consumer imaging trends that I feel stood out this year.

Rwanda’s “Camera Kids” Became Professional Photographers and You Can Help – PhotoShelter Blog

In 2000, photographer and theater producer David Jiranek created the non-profit Through the Eyes of Children and partnered with the Imbabazi Orphanage in Rwanda to teach photography to 19 children who had been affected by the 1994 genocide that killed an estimated 500,000 – 1 million Tutsi. Armed with disposal film cameras, the “Camera Kids” learned skills that allowed them to document the rebuilding of their country through the volunteer efforts of photographer Kristen Ashburn, publicist Jenifer Howard and brand strategist Joanne McKinney.

What it’s like to spend the night with strangers around the world

After taking her camera across Russia, the US and Egypt, Bieke Depoorter has been asking constant questions of herself – navigating what it means to be a photographer with the most intimate access imaginable.

Announcing #shotoftheyear: a Celebration of Our Members’ Favorite Snaps from 2018 – PhotoShelter Blog

2018 has had no shortage of photo-worthy moments. This year we wanted to celebrate our members with something a little different, so we asked them to submit their favorite images from the last 12 months. The results offered a look inside everyone’s unique perspectives on 2018, from photographing the California wildfires to snapping portraits of students at Stoneman Douglas High School and trips to the North Pole. The diversity of talent, style, and subject matter are incredible and a true testament to the universal appeal of photography as a medium.