Decisions made by photojournalists and their editors define traumatic events in the cultural consciousness. Throughout coverage of COVID-19, many news outlets have published photographs that reiterate racist tropes, suggest a false gap between “East” a
I was dismayed to hear that the remarkable Judy Gelles passed away recently. She had a profound sense of humanity, combined with wonderful humor, and unique way of looking at the world, especially her own life and family. In fact, she was a truth teller.
Sometimes the research for one project inspires new ideas of disseminating the information on other platforms. Film producer Matt Kapp, in his research for his documentary film, 16 Acres, about the rebuilding the World Trade Center, collected a significan
Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist Cathal McNaughton is back living in a cottage in the Glens of Antrim after pressing pause on his globetrotting career and says he hasn't owned a camera since leaving Reuters - or taken a photo that wasn't snapped on
As the threat of coronavirus spreads around the world, photographers are grappling with the potential for severe economic impact on their livelihood. Although a prolonged outbreak will require significant federal intervention, a number of groups have alre
There is a special thrill associated with looking through an artist’s sketchbook. Maybe it’s the sense that you get an exclusive insight into the inner workings of their mind and creative process, so often hidden from public view. But perhaps it’s also be
“I didn’t choose photography; it chose me,” said Ilse Bing (American, born Germany, 1899–1998). Bing was just a snapshooter until forced to hone her photographic skills to produce illustrations for her doctoral dissertation at the University of Frankfurt on an 18th-century architect. Then in 1929, on a university field trip, the 30-year-old art historian saw for the first time a painting by Vincent van Gogh. She instantly decided to become an artist—but not a painter. Photography “was the trend of the time,” she recalled later. And the newest trend in photography was the Leica, a small, lightweight German camera.