Category: Photojournalism

  • Dorothea Lange and the Afterlife of Photographs – Aperture Foundation NY

    Dorothea Lange and the Afterlife of Photographs – Aperture Foundation NY

    Dorothea Lange and the Afterlife of Photographs A new exhibition reveals how Lange’s concern for the dispossessed has never been more relevant. via Aperture Foundation NY: https://aperture.org/blog/dorothea-lange-moma-exhibition/ Confronting the economic crisis of the Great Depression, Lange produced some of the most influential photographs of the twentieth century. A new exhibition reveals how her concern for…

  • In a pandemic, many photojournalists face an impossible choice: Stay safe or get out there to pay the bills? – Poynter

    In a pandemic, many photojournalists face an impossible choice: Stay safe or get out there to pay the bills? – Poynter

    In a pandemic, many photojournalists face an impossible choice: Stay safe or get out there to pay the bills? – Poynter Many photojournalists are still on their own with procuring protective gear they need to keep safe. But the NPPA is helping. And so are some news outlets. via Poynter: https://www.poynter.org/newsletters/2020/in-a-pandemic-too-many-photojournalists-face-an-impossible-choice-stay-safe-or-get-out-there-to-pay-the-bills/ “Being a photojournalist right…

  • John Moore on documenting epidemics at home and away – British Journal of Photography

    John Moore on documenting epidemics at home and away – British Journal of Photography

    John Moore on documenting epidemics at home and away Special Correspondent for Getty Images John Moore was one of the first photographers to cover the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Liberia. “I learned a skill set that I never expected to use in my hometown,” he says, as he reflects on the process of covering the…

  • Photojournalists Struggle Through the Pandemic, With Masks and Long Lenses – The New York Times

    Photojournalists Struggle Through the Pandemic, With Masks and Long Lenses – The New York Times

    Photojournalists Struggle Through the Pandemic, With Masks and Long Lenses Assignments have dried up for many photographers. Others risk going into the fray to capture images of a changed world. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/15/business/media/photographers-coronavirus.html Assignments have dried up for many photographers. Others risk going into the fray to capture images of a changed world.

  • Context Matters When Viewing COVID-19 Photos – PhotoShelter Blog

    Context Matters When Viewing COVID-19 Photos – PhotoShelter Blog

    Context Matters When Viewing COVID-19 Photos – PhotoShelter Blog Since mid-March, various policies have been implemented at the state and federal level in the U.S. to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19. Photojournalists initially covered long lines at big box stores then vanishin via PhotoShelter Blog: https://blog.photoshelter.com/2020/04/context-matters-when-viewing-covid-19-photos/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PhotoshelterBlog+%28PhotoShelter+Blog%29 Insofar as…

  • My job was to cover the coronavirus pandemic, until I became part of it – News – Austin American-Statesman – Austin, TX

    My job was to cover the coronavirus pandemic, until I became part of it I know how to prepare for a disaster.My first job as a photojournalist was in Florida, where on top of weathering hurricanes, I covered them. When the via Austin American-Statesman: https://www.statesman.com/news/20200403/my-job-was-to-cover-coronavirus-pandemic-until-i-became-part-of-it?utm_source=SND&utm_medium=Facebook&utm_campaign=statesman My first job as a photojournalist was in Florida, where…

  • Getting creative to fund and engage audiences on under-reported stories

    Getting creative to fund and engage audiences on under-reported stories

    Getting creative about funding and engaging audiences on under-reported stories. Sean Gallagher, a British photographer who’s been based in China since 2006, has a policy that he works on one larger story every year… via Medium: https://witness.worldpressphoto.org/getting-creative-about-funding-and-engaging-audiences-on-under-reported-stories-d670fcaa0591 “It’s difficult to say, ‘I want to change X number of minds on this issue or make a…

  • Photojournalists Publish Guidelines for Editors During COVID-19 Crisis

    Photojournalists Publish Guidelines for Editors During COVID-19 Crisis

    Photojournalists Publish Guidelines for Editors During COVID-19 Crisis Certain genres of photography have come to a screeching halt during the coronavirus pandemic, but there are still countless photographers on the front via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2020/03/31/photojournalists-publish-guidelines-for-editors-during-covid-19-crisis/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PetaPixel+%28PetaPixel%29 Juntos Photo Coop, made up of photographers Noemí González, Laura Saunders, Ash Ponders, and Caitlin O’Hara, has published an open letter…

  • Every Inch of Earth – Guernica

    Every Inch of Earth – Guernica

    Every Inch of Earth Sebastian Meyer and Kamaran Najm co-founded a photo agency in Iraq and teamed up to document a new era in Kurdistan, a region with a long history of suffering. Until Kamaran was captured by ISIS. via Guernica: https://www.guernicamag.com/every-inch-of-earth/ Sebastian Meyer and Kamaran Najm co-founded a photo agency in Iraq and teamed…

  • FotoEvidence — The First Decade – Witness

    FotoEvidence — The First Decade – Witness

    FotoEvidence — The First Decade Alison Stieven-Taylor via Medium: https://witness.worldpressphoto.org/fotoevidence-the-first-decade-8605b88f2b7f Ten years ago, Bulgarian photojournalist Svetlana Bachevanova invested her savings to launch FotoEvidence, then a web platform and photobook award competition dedicated to promoting photographic stories of social inequality. Twenty-seven printed books and seven digital monographs later, FotoEvidence has evolved as the only publishing imprint solely for…

  • Photojournalist Lynsey Addario has made a career of exploring places that are ‘off limits’ | THE CONNECTICUT STORY | connecticutmag.com

    Photojournalist Lynsey Addario has made a career of exploring places that are ‘off limits’ Whether in a war zone or refugee camp, Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Lynsey Addario has spent her career on the front line armed with little more than a lens. via Connecticut Magazine: https://www.connecticutmag.com/the-connecticut-story/photojournalist-lynsey-addario-has-made-a-career-of-exploring-places/article_78357496-64a1-11ea-8db2-2b6ec9772e80.html Whether in a war zone or refugee camp, Pulitzer…

  • Pulitzer Prize photographer Cathal McNaughton shares why he hasn’t lifted a camera since returning to his native Glens of Antrim – BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

    Pulitzer Prize photographer Cathal McNaughton shares why he hasn’t lifted a camera since returning to his native Glens of Antrim 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 –…

  • Photography in the Time of Brexit: The Curious Case of Mark Duffy

    Photography in the Time of Brexit: The Curious Case of Mark Duffy

    Photography in the Time of Brexit: The Curious Case of Mark Duffy When former Houses of Parliament photographer Mark Duffy heard a knock on the door at 8am on Wednesday 12th of February, he thought it was… via Medium: https://witness.worldpressphoto.org/photography-in-the-time-of-brexit-the-curious-case-of-mark-duffy-9979e312fe39 When former Houses of Parliament photographer Mark Duffy heard a knock on the door at…

  • ‘Trailblazers of Light’ Recognizes the Pioneering Women of Photojournalism

    ‘Trailblazers of Light’ Recognizes the Pioneering Women of Photojournalism

    ‘Trailblazers of Light’ Recognizes the Pioneering Women of Photojournalism Trailblazers of Light is a website that recognizes the pioneering women who made a mark in the field of photojournalism during the days of film via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2020/03/09/trailblazers-of-light-recognizes-the-pioneering-women-of-photojournalism/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PetaPixel+%28PetaPixel%29 The site was started by Yunghi Kim, a Special Contributor to Contact Press Images who has been active…

  • New Members Join American Reportage – americanreportage

    New Members Join American Reportage – americanreportage

    New Members Join American Reportage – americanreportage Rod Lamkey, Kim Raff, Julia Rendleman, Jeremy Wade Shockley and Nima Taradji join American Reportage to join in our mission of documenting the American experience. via americanreportage: https://americanreportage.com/new-members-join-american-reportage/ Photographers Rod Lamkey, Kim Raff, Julia Rendleman, Jeremy Wade Shockley and Nima Taradji join American Reportage to continue in our…

  • Australian Associated Press to Shut Down After 85 Years in Operation

    Australian Associated Press to Shut Down After 85 Years in Operation

    Australian Associated Press to Shut Down After 85 Years in Operation The Australian Associated Press (AAP) has announced that it will be closing down in June, marking the end of the 85-year-old news agency and leaving many via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2020/03/06/australian-associated-press-to-shut-down-after-85-years-in-operation/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PetaPixel+%28PetaPixel%29 The Australian Associated Press (AAP) has announced that it will be closing down in June,…

  • Opinion | When a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Tears – The New York Times

    Opinion | When a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Tears – The New York Times

    Opinion | When a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Tears Photos of suffering children have the power to soften sentiment toward the “other.” Can that still happen in a polarized age? Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/17/opinion/photojournalism-children-nick-ut.html Photos of suffering children have the power to soften sentiment toward the “other.” Can that still happen in a polarized age?

  • How Dorothea Lange Defined the Role of the Modern Photojournalist – The New York Times

    How Dorothea Lange Defined the Role of the Modern Photojournalist – The New York Times

    How Dorothea Lange Defined the Role of the Modern Photojournalist She created one of the most enduring images of the 20th century, but she also created a new model for her discipline. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/10/t-magazine/dorothea-lange.html She created one of the most enduring images of the 20th century, but she also created a new model for her…

  • Photographing Impeachment Proceedings Against Three Presidents | The New Yorker

    Photographing Impeachment Proceedings Against Three Presidents | The New Yorker

    Photographing Impeachment Proceedings Against Three Presidents David Burnett, whose images from the Watergate hearings and Clinton impeachment have become iconic, will be on hand as the Senate decides the fate of Donald Trump. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/photographing-impeachment-proceedings-against-three-presidents For more than half a century, David Burnett has been photographing impeachments, wars, revolutions, Olympic Games, and…

  • Life and the big picture – Columbia Journalism Review

    Life and the big picture Editor’s note: For decades last century, American magazines used beautiful imagery and brave, honest writing to introduce readers to whole new worlds. They invented a visual language, and gave voice to people we’d otherwise never have heard from or see via Columbia Journalism Review: https://www.cjr.org/special_report/life-magazine.php Editor’s note: For decades last century, American magazines used beautiful imagery…