Women of the "Silent Generation" who paved the way. A tribute to and acknowledgment of the accomplishments of women photojournalists of the film era, through the decades, before the adoption of digital photography..
This site has been developed to acknowledge the accomplishments of women photojournalists during the film era, decades before the advent of digital cameras. Also referred to as “The Silent Generation,” it refers to a time when a few courageous women first entered the photojournalism work force and simply did the work without fanfare but with steely determination. They worked side by side with men on a daily basis at newspapers, magazines, wire services, and photo agencies. They reported from foreign war zones, the streets of our towns and cities across America, and everywhere in between. A generation of courageous and fearless women who embraced all that came with the job. For many the work came first.
Also a bit confused about how some think Larry needs to respond or spend his personal time. For example, why can’t Larry go a a Magnum business meeting, take his wife to dinner, have a beer at the local pub, talk or not talk about Afghanistan, and still be very responsible with funds donated by believers in his craft so proven over so many years? I think no matter how many stones one wants to uncover, the motives of Larry Towell are going to come up clean.
By Janet SmithThe “dizzying” pace of change in the photography industry has pushed many photographers to seek ways to reorient their approaches to business and find firmer financial footing. Some have turned to photography cooperatives or collectives, joi