Writer and photographer Beth Lesser travelled in Jamaica throughout the Eighties with her husband, interviewing musicians for her magazine. Along the way she captured the scene at the time, exploring the period between the death of Marley and ragga’s conquest of America Check it out here.
There was a pretty big grass fire near the city on Monday. It seemed tame at first, but then it spread rapidly, pushing its way to the edge of many neighborhoods. I ended up abandoning my car and running around the neighborhood following the fire. Check it out here.
Quote: “For me, photography has become a way of attempting to make sense of the very strange world that I see around me. I don’t ever expect to achieve that understanding, but the fact that I am trying comforts me” Check it out here.
Brewce Martin began building Skatopia in 1996. Skatopia sits on 88 acres of hilly, forested land in Rutland, Ohio, an Appalachian town with a population of approximately 420, about 20 minutes from the West Virginia state line. Martin has been a skateboarding fanatic since he was a kid. That was in the Seventies; he is […]
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In a thought-provoking photo-essay in Lens Culture, Frank Yamrus shows us 25 “luxury” plastic bottle designs Check it out here.
After shooting for over an hour, some of the volunteer security started to get very nervous and tried to get us further away from the scene. They first created a Human Great Wall. Didn’t bother me because I’m way taller than them, simply shot over their heads. That frustrated them, so they created another human […]
photos by DAVID WALTER BANKS Traveling and meeting new folks in this photographic community never ceases to give me the jump-start I need. Here’s some images from the excursion. Check it out here.
Two of our galleries in edition ten deal with oppression – one in a country currently much in the headlines, Burma otherwise known as Myanmar, the other in the Czech Republic where minority Romany people are, according to our photographer, the victims of racism and discrimination. Check it out here.
She was found curled up in a filthy room, unable to speak or make eye contact. They called her a feral child. Could nurturing make up for a lifetime of neglect? The girl in the window is a story about a 9-year-old girl named Dani. Ultimately it’s a story about hope. Check it out here.
Photos by Stephanie Sinclair On a humid Wednesday in late June, as she waited to be summoned by a grand jury, 16-year-old Teresa Jeffs hitched up her navy blue prairie dress and hoisted herself into the crooked arms of a live oak tree that sits in front of the Schleicher County Courthouse in Eldorado, Tex. […]
Catching Up — This is the series of diptychs I shot during the American Diversity Project. The idea was to show a contrast between the wealth in Pikeville and the poverty in the surrounding areas, but it ended up branching out to a more general theme. The Web site has been up for a while […]
Manuel Vazquez’s “Traces” Check it out here.
photos by DAVID WALTER BANKS Check it out here.
by Gary Knight, VII The Congolese are generally not the most willing of subjects particularly when they think that the photographer will somehow profit from the exchange at their expense. After a week or two struggling to work on stories on the Congo River I decided to engage in a collaboration with some of the […]
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Earlier in June, China launched a week-long series of anti-terrorist drills called “Great Wall 5”, in preparation for the upcoming 2008 Olympic Games. The drills involved emergency responders, “police forces, the People’s Armed Police, the People’s Liberation Army and the health, environmental protection, meteorology and transportation departments.” according to China’s Xinhua News Agency. Check it […]
Photos by Rob Finch I survived my first dance in years with sports photography. Check it out here.
View the “Pakistan” Feature Gallery by John Moore View the “Iraq” Feature Gallery by John Moore View the “Pan-American Highway” Feature Gallery by John Moore View the “Afghanistan ‘Frontline Helmand’” Movie by John Moore View the “Iraq ‘Camp Cropper’” Movie by John Moore View the “Zimbabwe – Photographer’s Journal” Movie by John Moore Check it […]
After a recent period being embedded with the United States Marines in southern Afghanistan, I stopped in Kabul to wander the streets and take photos of a city forever in transition. The Western presence was something not tolerated during Taliban rule, so there have been some changes. Check it out here.