Category: Photojournalism

  • The Art of the Personal Project: Eugene Richards – A Photo Editor

    The Art of the Personal Project: Eugene Richards – A Photo Editor

    The Art of the Personal Project: Eugene Richards The Art of the Personal Project is a crucial element to let potential buyers see how you think creatively on your own.  I am drawn to personal projects that have an interesting vision or that show … via A Photo Editor: https://aphotoeditor.com/2021/08/05/the-art-of-the-personal-project-eugene-richards/ The town of Earle, Ark.,…

  • The Visual Failings of the Heat Dome Coverage – Columbia Journalism Review

    The Visual Failings of the Heat Dome Coverage The heat wave that swept the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada in late June was an extraordinary disaster. A mass of high-pressure air over the region trapped heat there, creating a “heat dome”—a term that recurred in news coverage. In Oregon, power via Columbia Journalism Review: https://www.cjr.org/criticism/heat-dome-pacific-northwest-photography-headlines.php…

  • Carol Guzy Joins American Reportage – americanreportage

    Carol Guzy Joins American Reportage – americanreportage

    Carol Guzy Joins American Reportage – americanreportage American Reportage is thrilled to announce Carol Guzy as the collective’s newest member. American Reportage is honored to have Carol join the collective for her vast experience, epic talent and kind heart. via americanreportage: https://americanreportage.com/carol-guzy-joins-american-reportage/ American Reportage is thrilled to announce Carol Guzy as the collective’s newest member.

  • Emilio Morenatti: ‘I would give up the Pulitzer to have my leg back. I’d even burn my work’ | Culture | EL PAÍS in English

    Emilio Morenatti: ‘I would give up the Pulitzer to have my leg back. I’d even burn my work’ | Culture | EL PAÍS in English

    Emilio Morenatti: ‘I would give up the Pulitzer to have my leg back. I’d even burn my work’ Recognized for his poignant series of images of the pandemic, the award-winning photojournalist talks to EL PAÍS about disability and the role of photography in society via EL PAÍS: https://english.elpais.com/culture/2021-07-28/emilio-morenatti-i-would-give-up-the-pulitzer-to-have-my-leg-back-id-even-burn-my-work.html Recognized for his poignant series of images…

  • How to Start a Photo Magazine in a Pandemic – PhotoShelter Blog

    How to Start a Photo Magazine in a Pandemic – PhotoShelter Blog

    How to Start a Photo Magazine in a Pandemic – PhotoShelter Blog The past few decades have been unkind to photo magazines. Many industry stalwarts have gone defunct, while others have moved to online editions only. Ironically, many photographers still believe in the photographic print, even though they might contend th via PhotoShelter Blog: https://blog.photoshelter.com/2021/07/how-to-start-a-photo-magazine-in-a-pandemic/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PhotoshelterBlog+%28PhotoShelter+Blog%29…

  • The Difficulties One Woman Faced to Become a Photojournalist in Somalia | PetaPixel

    The Difficulties One Woman Faced to Become a Photojournalist in Somalia | PetaPixel

    The Difficulties One Woman Faced to Become a Photojournalist in Somalia A woman Somalian photojournalist shares her experiences of working in what is traditionally a man’s world. via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2021/07/23/the-difficulties-one-woman-faced-to-become-a-photojournalist-in-somalia/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+petapixel+%28PetaPixel%29 Breaking through the barriers of cultural and gender norms in Somalia, Fardosa Hussein shares what it took for her to be able to practice what…

  • Blind – Revisiting “Minamata,” W. Eugene Smith’s Final Photo Series

    Revisiting “Minamata,” W. Eugene Smith’s Final Photo Series The new film Minamata starring Johnny Depp explores the final chapter of Smith’s career. Here, his widow Aileen Mioko Smith recounts their extraordinary work. Link: https://www.blind-magazine.com/en/news/1352/Revisiting-Minamata-W-Eugene-Smiths-Final-Photo-Series The new film Minamata starring Johnny Depp explores the final chapter of Smith’s career. Here, his widow Aileen Mioko Smith recounts their extraordinary…

  • The Media Spectacle of Suffering Surrounding India’s COVID-19 Catastrophe

    The Media Spectacle of Suffering Surrounding India’s COVID-19 Catastrophe

    The Media Spectacle of Suffering Surrounding India’s COVID-19 Catastrophe The most gruesome images of COVID-19’s wrath in the Western press have originated from the formerly colonized nation and stand in contrast with an imageless COVID-19 crisis in the United States. via Hyperallergic: https://hyperallergic.com/646133/the-media-spectacle-of-suffering-surrounding-indias-covid-19-catastrophe/ The most gruesome images of COVID-19’s wrath in the Western press have…

  • “Photographers are the ones who see everything” – Columbia Journalism Review

    “Photographers are the ones who see everything” – Columbia Journalism Review

    “Photographers are the ones who see everything” Reuters photojournalist Adnan Abidi on shooting Delhi’s COVID-19 crisis via Columbia Journalism Review: https://www.cjr.org/special_report/adnan-abidi-india-delhi-covid-19.php?a=home-hero&utm_source=cjr-org&utm_content=homehero Sometimes people say these photos are beautiful, but I just want to show people what’s happening. Right now you don’t want to show people how good you are, with composition or whatever. What matters…

  • Scenes from Work as Photojournalists are Increasingly Caught Up in the Protest Field – Reading The Pictures

    Scenes from Work as Photojournalists are Increasingly Caught Up in the Protest Field – Reading The Pictures

    Scenes from Work as Photojournalists are Increasingly Caught Up in the Protest Field – Reading The Pictures These photos of Columbian photographer Luis Robayo demonstrate how much photojournalists can be absorbed by the protests they cover. via Reading The Pictures: https://www.readingthepictures.org/2021/05/photojournalists-moving-targets/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Bagnewsnotes+%28Reading+The+Pictures%29 That’s how AFP photographer Luis Robayo captions two Instagram posts featuring recent images of himself…

  • News Corp Australia Has Laid Off the Last of Its Photographers: Report | PetaPixel

    News Corp Australia Has Laid Off the Last of Its Photographers: Report | PetaPixel

    News Corp Australia Has Laid Off the Last of Its Photographers: Report News Corp Australia no longer employs any full time photographers. via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2021/05/17/news-corp-australia-has-laid-off-the-last-of-its-photographers-report/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+petapixel+%28PetaPixel%29 News Corp Australia has reportedly laid off the last of its staff photographers and converted fully to using freelancers according to a new report. The last eight photographers were informed…

  • ‘I’ve Had Several Breakdowns’: Photographers on Covering India’s COVID Horror

    ‘I’ve Had Several Breakdowns’: Photographers on Covering India’s COVID Horror These photographers are humanising India’s unfolding catastrophe for the world. But at what cost? Link: https://www.vice.com/en/article/3aqny8/photographers-journalists-covid-coronavirus-india-photos There are many ethical debates linked to portraying tragedy but it’s these shocking photos coming out of India that are pushing the world to sit up and take notice. And…

  • Blind – Magnum Photos Presents “Storytelling For Impact,” an Online Seminar

    Magnum Photos Presents “Storytelling For Impact,” an Online Seminar In a new four-part webinar, Magnum Photos brings together Colby Deal, Jim Goldberg, and Rafal Milach along with advocates, leaders, and grant-makers to help photographers in the fight for social change. Link: https://www.blind-magazine.com/en/news/1307/Magnum-Photos-Presents-Storytelling-For-Impact-An-Online-Seminar In a new four-part webinar, Magnum Photos brings together Colby Deal, Jim Goldberg,…

  • Industry Insights: Ron Haviv on the changing landscape of conflict photography | 1854 Photography

    Industry Insights: Ron Haviv on the changing landscape of conflict photography | 1854 Photography

    Industry Insights: Ron Haviv on the changing landscape of conflict photography | 1854 Photography Reading Time: 5 minutes From cutting through the oversaturated image market to combating fake news, the renowned conflict photographer and Emmy-nominated filmmaker discusses how the role – and risks – of photojournalism continue to shift in the digital ag via 1854…

  • Hannah Yoon’s Subtle, Powerful Photos of the Atlanta Spa Shooting – PhotoShelter Blog

    Hannah Yoon’s Subtle, Powerful Photos of the Atlanta Spa Shooting – PhotoShelter Blog

    Hannah Yoon’s Subtle, Powerful Photos of the Atlanta Spa Shooting – PhotoShelter Blog While overall hate crime dipped in 2020, hate crime against Asians increased dramatically in a number of cities around the country. That trend has unfortunately continued into the early parts of 2021, most visibly manifesting itself with the killing of 8 via…

  • The Fluctuating Truth of Documentary Images

    The Fluctuating Truth of Documentary Images False and varying claims about documentary images made by Candida Höfer and Dorothea Lange ultimately create a deeply malleable “unsettled subject.” via Hyperallergic: https://hyperallergic.com/627020/the-fluctuating-truth-of-documentary-images/ I think of this while looking at Lange’s iconic image of the “Migrant Woman”(1936). I think about it again while I delete, with embarrassment, a…

  • Forget the Photography, Remember the Story: For Rick Egan, Photojournalism is About Changing Lives – SLUG Magazine

    Forget the Photography, Remember the Story: For Rick Egan, Photojournalism is About Changing Lives – SLUG Magazine

    Forget the Photography, Remember the Story: For Rick Egan, Photojournalism is About Changing Lives – SLUG Magazine Rick Egan, a staff photographer for The Salt Lake Tribune since 1984, has spent the majority of his life documenting SLC in photographs. via SLUG Magazine: https://www.slugmag.com/arts/art/forget-the-photography-remember-the-story-for-rick-egan-photojournalism-is-about-changing-lives/ Photographing the punk and hardcore scene is far from the only…

  • Photographing Natural Disasters: Ideas & Ethics – Feature Shoot

    Photographing Natural Disasters: Ideas & Ethics – Feature Shoot

    Photographing Natural Disasters: Ideas & Ethics – Feature Shoot In 2020, swaths of our planet were ravaged by wildfires and hurricanes as global temperatures soured. The Australian bushfire crisis killed or displaced almost three billion animals, and California experienced… via Feature Shoot: https://www.featureshoot.com/2021/03/photographing-natural-disasters-ideas-ethics/ As the connection between climate change and extreme weather events becomes increasingly…

  • War-Zone Experience Carries Journalists Into Inauguration Coverage – The New York Times

    War-Zone Experience Carries Journalists Into Inauguration Coverage – The New York Times

    War-Zone Experience Carries Journalists Into Inauguration Coverage Reporters and photographers who are no strangers to conflict are among those assigned to what is usually a day of pageantry. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/19/business/media/journalists-inauguration.html “I’m used to being a war reporter in countries where there were no institutions, or the institutions shattered very rapidly,” said Ms. di Giovanni, now…

  • ‘We kept on working.’ Two photojournalists share what they witnessed during the Capitol building riot. – Poynter

    ‘We kept on working.’ Two photojournalists share what they witnessed during the Capitol building riot. – Poynter

    ‘We kept on working.’ Two photojournalists share what they witnessed during the Capitol building riot. – Poynter Reporters and photojournalists assigned to cover the Electoral College vote count found themselves thrust into a riot against Congress, and found themselves attacked as well. via Poynter: https://www.poynter.org/business-work/2021/we-kept-on-working-two-photojournalists-share-what-they-witnessed-during-the-capitol-building-riot/ Days after Trump supporters stormed the Capitol Building, Leah Millis…