Photographer Platon Describes How He Evaded Burma's Secret Police | PDNPulse

TIME magazine’s new cover story looks at the life of Nobel Prize-winner Aung Sang Suu Kyi since Burma’s military regime released her from house arrest in November. TIME.com has a video interview with photographer Platon, who describes the lengths he and r

The most astonishing thing about opening your first box of Kodachromes was discovering that in fact, your lenses really WERE sharp. Somehow the film was just waiting to etch those images in a way no other film could do. It was just a joy (when you didn’t screw up in the field) to open up and scan quickly through a box just back from the lab.

TIME Mag Calls Mauricio Lima Wire Photog of the Year | PDNPulse

Last week TIME magazine called Brazilian photographer Mauricio Lima “Wire Photographer of the Year.” This is the first year TIME has singled out a wire photographer for recognition. A former sports photographer, the Sao Paulo-based Lima joined AFP ten yea

44 Journalists Killed in 2010/Motive Confirmed

Burmese Photojournalist Gets 8-Year Prison Term | PDNPulse

Not to minimize police harassment of photographers here in the US, but that’s nothing compared to the pain and suffering of Burmese photographers at the hands of that country’s regime. According to a report in the Burmese opposition news site Irrawaddy, a

This has been an exceptionally emotional year.  Love was lost and new friends were found.  People died, but they were replaced with the first breath of birth.  I made mistakes and I succeeded.  I sinned and was forgiven.  I cried and I laughed.

Congress Hears WikiLeaks Is 'Fundamentally Different' From Media

The Justice Department would have no problem distinguishing WikiLeaks from traditional media outlets, if it decides to charge WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the Espionage Act, a former federal prosecutor told lawmakers Thursday. “By clear

photo-eye was fortunate enough to catch Photolucida's executive director Laura Moya at a lull between Critical Mass jurying cycles and ask a few questions about the competition, jurying process and how the Critical Mass books come to be.

Davide Monteleone Wins 2011 Aftermath Grant | PDNPulse

Davide Monteleone of Italy has won the $20,000 Aftermath Project Grant for his project “Red Thistle” The Northern Caucasus Journey.” The Aftermath Project, which supports documentary photo projects about regions that have experienced conflict, announced t

The Massive Dev Chart app combines the world’s largest film development database from Digitaltruth Photo with an advanced multi-step timer, creating what is probably the best tool ever made for film development.

2010 in photos (part 2 of 3)

As the year 2010 approaches its last few days, it's time to look back on the previous 12 months. In the second third of 2010, a nearly unpronounceable Icelandic volcano wreaked havoc on European travel, South Africa hosted the World Cup, and while Russia

The Massive Dev Chart app combines the world’s largest film development database from Digitaltruth Photo with an advanced multi-step timer, creating what is probably the best tool ever made for film development.

Top 10+ Photobooks of 2010 by Alec Soth

The Mushroom Collector by Jason Fulford When this book arrived, I saw the cover and was afraid to look inside. I flipped through the first few pages and then put it down. I didn’t look at it again …

“Crosses — Portraits of Clergy Abuse,” a book by Carmine Galasso, who traveled throughout the United States to document the devastated lives of men and women who were betrayed by the very Roman Catholic priests and nuns they had once admired and trusted.

What Makes an Employee Proud

What makes me proud of this newspaper is the incredible people like Joao Silva, the war photographer who stepped on a landmine in October. And the newspaper’s decision to hire him as a full-time staff member after he lost his lower legs.

PhotoShelter CEO (and serial entrepreneur) Allen Murabayashi recently gave an online presentation during the (December) 2010 PDN Virtual Trade Show, called "Put More Business in Your Photo Business."

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PhotoShelter CEO (and serial entrepreneur) Allen Murabayashi recently gave an online presentation during the (December) 2010 PDN Virtual Trade Show, called "Put More Business in Your Photo Business."

Photojournalist Go Takayama Released From Cambodian Prison; Charges Droppedd

The LoopIt is a smaller – and possibly better – version of the LumaLoop, a bandolier-style camera strap invented last year by photographer James Duncan Davidson. Like it’s older brother, the strap is slung across the body for both security and comfort, only this one is designed specifically for the modern crop of mirrorless cameras.

Corbis Lands Syndication Contract with VII | PDNPulse

Corbis announced today that it has struck a deal to syndicate the work of photojournalists represented by VII Photo Agency. Stephen Mayes, managing director of VII, says the deal is “co-exclusive,” also allowing VII to syndicate its images directly to cli

Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm, teamed with photographer Tim Hetherington to spend a year embedded with the Second Platoon in Afghanistan, documenting the hard work, fear and brotherhood that come with repelling a deadly enemy. Hunkered down with the soldiers in one of the region's most strategic valleys, the filmmakers uncover the dark humor, sleepless surreality and constant anxiety of war in this Best Documentary winner at Sundance.

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Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm, teamed with photographer Tim Hetherington to spend a year embedded with the Second Platoon in Afghanistan, documenting the hard work, fear and brotherhood that come with repelling a deadly enemy. Hunkered down with the soldiers in one of the region's most strategic valleys, the filmmakers uncover the dark humor, sleepless surreality and constant anxiety of war in this Best Documentary winner at Sundance.

Magic Software Re-Focuses Your Blurred Photos

Back when I used to spend time in the darkroom, somebody once asked me if they could cancel out their mis-focussed photos by just dialing the enlarger’s lens in the opposite direction. I laughed, but I couldn’t help wishing it was true. 25 years later, it

In 2000 a group of Australian photographers formed a collective and created a website showcasing their work. It was an outlet for newspaper photographers to get their personal work out to the world. The group was not formed as a commercial venture. While the membership of Oculi has changed over time, the mission of the group has stayed the same: make amazing pictures showing the drama of everyday life.

World Press Photo now open for entries – British Journal of Photography

In 2000 a group of Australian photographers formed a collective and created a website showcasing their work. It was an outlet for newspaper photographers to get their personal work out to the world. The group was not formed as a commercial venture. While the membership of Oculi has changed over time, the mission of the group has stayed the same: make amazing pictures showing the drama of everyday life.