Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 21 September 2018 – Photojournalism Now This week on Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up Chinese-born, Perth-based photo artist Tami Xiang’s new work Peasantography: Family Portrait and American photojournalist Chuck Fishman’s Re-Generation: Jewish Life in Poland.
Voices of African Photography: Dancing with Casablanca’s light – The Washington Post Voices of African Photography is a 10-part series presented in partnership with the African Photojournalism Database, a joint project of Everyday Africa and World Press Photo, to highlight the work of 10 African photographers and photojournalists.
Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 14 September 2018 – Photojournalism Now This week on Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up the spotlight is on New York. If you’re looking for a nostalgic view of Greenwich Village check out Village Voice staff photographer Fred W. McDarrah: New York Scenes at Steven Kasher. In keeping with historical tropes is The […]
What Is Missing From Photography | PDNPulse It has been bugging me for a while now, there is just something that is missing from photography. From my personal work to the majority of photographers out there. I’m talking about the photos on your feeds, be it personal to commercial. It has been bugging me and […]
How We Came to Know His Fall – Witness That is, until an image came in from Richard Drew, a photographer for the Associated Press. A man in a simple white shirt and black pant ensemble, with one leg bent, in the upper third. His frame symmetrically dividing the North and South tower. He was […]
Celebrating 30 years of photojournalism at Visa pour l’Image – The Washington Post Beyond the exhibitions and screenings, where hundreds of thousands of visitors can discover or rediscover some of the best of photojournalism produced around the world, Visa pour l’Image, the annual photography festival held in Perpignan, France, is also a meeting place.
The photographer turning oral histories into stunning images In Congo Tales: Told by the People of Mbomo, Pieter Henket has created a visual library of personal histories, telling the story of one small town in the Republic of Congo.
Crippling costs of war reporting and investigative journalism The cost of war reporting and investigative journalism is becoming prohibitive for media outlets, campaigners have warned. With Internet giants like Google and Facebook soaking up advertising revenue while using the content of traditional media for free, quality journalism has been caught in a double bind, experts […]
Opinion | How Photography Exploits the Vulnerable – The New York Times There are too many gratuitous photos of people jamming needles into their bodies and bloated corpses carried out of filthy homes.
Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 31 August 2018 – Photojournalism Now This week on Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – part two of the Visa pour l’image feature celebrating the international festival of photojournalism’s 30th edition. Plus Magnet Docklands launches with a fundraiser for the Human Rights Law Centre. Next week, 7 September there […]
Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 24 August 2018 – Photojournalism Now The 30th edition of the world’s preeminent photojournalism festival opens in the southern French town of Perpignan on 1st September for two weeks. For those who have not attended, Visa is amazing, overwhelming, fantastic!
Four to Follow #10 – Witness While the issues, regions and approaches of this month’s stories are incredibly diverse, a passion for visual storytelling links the four APJD members — Eman Helal, Nourredine Ahmed, Etinosa Yvonne and Victoire Douniama. Each began a career in a different field before deciding to pursue photography full time.
Photographers on Photographers: Carolyn Russo on Isabel Corthier | LENSCRATCH It was in 2011 at the Lishui Photo Festival in China, where I first met Isabel Corthier. I was drawn to her black and white portraits and her positive energy that comes with a wonderful Belgian-French accent and carefree laugh. It was obvious how anyone […]
Pulitzer Prize Winning Photojournalist Carol Guzy Shares Lessons Learned In 35 Years In The Biz – Southampton Village & Surrounding Areas – 27east As a photojournalist, Carol Guzy has documented an incredible amount of turmoil, upheaval and human suffering in her long career—first for the Miami Herald in the early 1980s, and then, beginning in […]
Google’s Latest Doodle Honors War Photographer Gerda Taro “Though she was tiny in stature, Gerda Taro had the heart of a giant,” Google writes. “Known as ‘the little red fox,’ the ginger-haired photographer fearlessly turned her camera lens to capture sensitive and critical images of conflict around the world, producing powerful black-and-white images that informed […]
Nat Geo: We Went ‘Too Far’ in Linking Starving Polar Bear to Climate Change “[B]ut there was a problem: We had lost control of the narrative,” writes Mittermeier in a new Nat Geo story for the August 2018 issue. “The first line of the National Geographic video said, ‘This is what climate change looks like’—with […]
Depth of Field: Staying on point in rural China – Witness A round-up of China’s best photojournalism
NY Daily News Cuts All Photographers The New York Daily News slashed its editorial staff in half this week, and among the casualties of the layoffs was the entire team of photographers. The paper, which called itself “New York’s Picture Newspaper” for over 70 years, now has zero staff photographers.
CJR’s Sexual Harassment Report: It’s as Much about Photo-j Culture as the Predators | PDNPulse The report on sexual harassment in photojournalism published last week in the Columbia Journalism Review shows that not much has changed in the year since PDN reported several women photographers’ accounts of sexual harassment in newsrooms and at industry events. […]
NY Times Selects Meaghan Looram as Its New Director of Photography Earlier this year, the New York Times began searching for a new Director of Photography to replace Michele McNally, who announced her retirement in February after 14 years in that role. After considering both external and internal candidates, the Times has selected Meaghan Looram, […]