An exhibition at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles features poignant images of working-class England made during turbulent postwar period defined by miners' strikers, deindustrialization, and economic change.
In the introduction to the new book Dronescapes: The New Aerial Photography from Dronestagram, excerpted below, editor Ayperi Karabuda Ecer discusses the wide-ranging impact of the technological advances that have made drone photography possible.
Photographer Mathias Depardon, who was arrested and detained by Turkish police on May 8, has begun a hunger strike to protest his detention, Reuters and other news outlets report. Depardon, a French citizen based in Istanbul, was arrested while on assignment for National Geographic photographing in the town of Hasankeyf. An order for Depardon’s deportation...
On the occasion of the festival Le French May, organized by the French Consulate in Hong Kong, French photographer Michel Setboun is presenting a version of his Paris Dark Light series made in the Paris Charles de Gaulle airport and commissioned by its owners.
Following last year’s resounding success, with 150,000 visitors in three weeks, Visa Pour l’Image 2017 is underway. The program of the 29th edition, which will take place between September 2 and 17, will include some twenty-five exhibitions. Here is a sneak preview of the events scheduled thus far.
Looking for home, for the place where she belongs has come to define the visual language of photographer Laura El-Tantawy. Born in the UK to Egyptian parents, El-Tantawy has spent much of her life between cultures, living in England, and America and holidaying in Egypt.
“We tolerate today for the sake of a good tomorrow,” Russian photographer Alexander Anufriev said when I asked him about the country he calls home, “but tomorrow never comes.” Anufriev was born in Ukhta in 1988, three years before the dissolution of the Soviet Union, and all of his memories were formed after the founding…
In 1979, the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) fought to victory against the brutal dictatorship of Anastasio Samoza in Nicaragua. One of few photo journalists from the US to cover the revolution, Susan Meiselas was there during the last years of the conflict (1978-79).
Born in Saigon in 1960, as a child, An-My Lê spent several years in Paris, a city where her parents had lived and were married in the late 1950s. In 1975, in the wake of the war, her family left Vietnam permanently and emigrated to the United States. Later, over the course of four years,…
“You want to sit there comfortably with your newspaper and blueberry muffin, and you don’t want to see pictures that are going to upset your morning,” Mr. Greene said in a 2010 interview with the Lens blog of The New York Times. “That is the job of a journalist, to upset your morning.”
Greene followed the light even into the darkest places. He was best known as a conflict photographer for his work in Chechnya, Russia, Iraq and Syria. He had the gift of finding beauty in the most extraordinarily disturbing circumstances. His books, “Open Wound” and “Black Passport,” are gorgeous journeys through his life by way of his haunting photographs.
Photographer Andrea Bruce, a fellow member of NOOR, describes Greene as “a poet.” “His rage at injustices equaled his love for his friends, for photography and its power,” Bruce says. “That is the hardest thing to explain: his pure love for others, as if he was balancing the hatred he found in war.”