The Woman in the 'Family of Man' Family: Misha Erwitt on His Mother – NYTimes.com

"I make fewer than 50 photographs a year. For every exposure I make, I spend many more days in the field just observing, waiting for that rare moment when season, time, and weather add up to just the right light. My work is about slowing down and noticing beauty in the world, especially that which is in danger of being lost or taken for granted. My work is less about a subject and more about a way of seeing that subject, less about a landscape and more about a feeling of being in that landscape."

Growing list of journalists detained, threatened, or attacked in Egypt

ABC News: “We’ve compiled a list of all the journalist who have been in some way threatened, attacked or detained while reporting in Egypt. When you put it all into one list, it is a ra…

Things are changing fast in Egypt right now, and freelance photographer and journalist Matthew Cassel is experiencing it head-on. Cassel, who has been living and traveling throughout the Middle East since the age of 21 and speaks near fluent Arabic, is covering the events as they unfold in and around Cairo's Tahrir Square.

Egypt: Gangs hunting down journalists, human rights workers

NYT: “Security forces and gangs chanting in favor of the Egyptian government hunted down journalists at their offices and in the hotels where many had taken refuge on Thursday in a widespread…

Things are changing fast in Egypt right now, and freelance photographer and journalist Matthew Cassel is experiencing it head-on. Cassel, who has been living and traveling throughout the Middle East since the age of 21 and speaks near fluent Arabic, is covering the events as they unfold in and around Cairo's Tahrir Square.

Making Money After Shooting Concerts For Free - A Photo Editor

A reader sent me the following question: I work with a local magazine to get into the best concerts in exchange for them using my images on their blog for free. My goal was to build my portfolio and market the pictures to the artists publicists in hopes o

In 2007, when the journalists Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington set out to make a documentary following a military unit in Afghanistan, they had no awards aspirations. “Don’t get hurt, don’t get killed doing this — that was our first order of business,” Mr. Junger said

Egyptian army cracks down on photographers [update] – British Journal of Photography

Ed Ou was an intern at The Times (“A Dozen Promising Photographers“) and is now a freelancer, represented by Reportage by Getty Images, shooting for The Times in Egypt. He has photographed in the Middle East, Africa and the former Soviet republics. James Estrin spoke with him by phone early Sunday morning and early Monday morning, Cairo time.

Egypt: 6 Al Jazeera reporters arrested by military, then released (updated)

About an hour ago, six reporters with Al Jazeera were arrested in Cairo. This follows a crackdown on the news network’s operations by the Egyptian government. Al Jazeera correspondent Dan Nol…

Ed Ou was an intern at The Times (“A Dozen Promising Photographers“) and is now a freelancer, represented by Reportage by Getty Images, shooting for The Times in Egypt. He has photographed in the Middle East, Africa and the former Soviet republics. James Estrin spoke with him by phone early Sunday morning and early Monday morning, Cairo time.

11 Tips for 2011: Only Buy the Gear you Need – British Journal of Photography

Mr. Spyra, a 26-year-old German photographer, is photographing the aftermath of the war in Bosnia, which claimed 100,000 lives before it ended in 1995. “You ask yourself how could this happen again after what happened in Germany,” he said. “You talk to the people, you talk to the victims of genocide in Bosnia, and I felt truly ashamed, standing there as a German and hearing these kind of stories.”

Photoshop Express 1.5 arrives for iOS

I’m delighted to report that Photoshop Express, Adobe’s free photo capture & editing tool that’s been downloaded over 15 million times (!), is now available in enhanced versio…

Donald Weber spent four months shooting inside a police interrogation room in the Ukraine, creating a complex portrait of petty criminals as they undergo their “trial by ordeal”, captured at the moment of confession. Diane Smyth questions him.

Pictures of the Year International – Deadline Today

Sarah Caron published two books about Pakistan in 2010. « Pakistan, land of the pure », a small book full of major pictures and « Pakistan à vif » (Pakistan on the edge), a long photo essay about about a country that frightens and fascinates. The result of multiple trips for this photographer

Ask Anything - Making It Outside Of NYC And LA - A Photo Editor

Former Art Buyers and current photography consultants Amanda Sosa Stone and Suzanne Sease have agreed to take anonymous questions from photographers and not only give their expert advice but put it out to a wide range of photographers, reps and art buyers

There’s a lot of good work at the recently published 30Under30 Women Photographers online exhibition. The site showcases the diverse work of 30 young female photographers.

Camera of the Year 2010

The Pentax 645D The Pentax 645D was announced in March for shipment worldwide in May, and finally made it to these shores (the U.S.A.) just recently. Its history has been plagued with starts and stops: its development was famously jettisoned...

There’s a lot of good work at the recently published 30Under30 Women Photographers online exhibition. The site showcases the diverse work of 30 young female photographers.

NPPA Humanitarian Award Presented To John David Mercer

We are telling the story of Joshua Milton Blahyii, also known as General Butt Naked, a former warlord who terrorized Monrovia for many years with his child soldiers, murdering, raping, cannibalizing, maiming and brutalizing thousands during Liberia’s civil war. Suddenly in the middle of the fighting and at the height of his power, Joshua claims to have had a revelation from God and laid down his weapons and renounced violence. Many years later, now a preacher, he returns to Liberia to begin “a crusade” to redeem his past. We are with him when he does so.