The duty of a photojournalist, according to many, is to remain detached in a moment of crisis, to compartmentalize scenes of violence and war from the goings on of everyday life. As suggested by Italian journalist Mario Calabresi in his extraordinary book
As suggested by Italian journalist Mario Calabresi in his extraordinary book Eyes Wide Open, however, the best storytellers are those who allow themselves to be submerged within often painful events, to forgo absolute objectivity in favor of something rarer: a precarious marriage of impartiality and intimate involvement. In interviews with ten photographers who have not only documented but in many ways shaped the course of history—Steve McCurry, Josef Koudelka, Don McCullin, Elliott Erwitt, Paul Fusco, Alex Webb, Gabriele Basilico, Abbas, Paolo Pellegrin, and Sebastiao Salgado
From an exhibition that draws inspiration from ancient goddesses, to a photobook about Spurs fans, and Crack Magazine’s impressive archive of iconic shoots, below, BJP-online presents a selection of exhibitions and new releases to look out for this month
The Eyes, launched by Aman Iman Publishing on paper and electronically (iOS etc), the first paper edition of which has been announced for autumn 2013, presents itself as "the first European magazine dedicated to photography ".