Reporters and photographers who are no strangers to conflict are among those assigned to what is usually a day of pageantry.
“I’m used to being a war reporter in countries where there were no institutions, or the institutions shattered very rapidly,” said Ms. di Giovanni, now a senior fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. “This is a country that had, until recently, extremely strong institutions that protected us descending into the abyss, and to see what’s happening now is disturbing beyond belief.”
The Sony World Photography Awards is being accused of censorship by the photojournalist community this week after the renowned competition pulled down
The story first broke in the Hong Kong Free Press, after photographer Ko Chung-ming pointed out that his series titled Wounds of Hong Kong, a finalist in the Documentary category, had been taken down shortly after the World Photography Organization announced the finalists of the 2020 Sony World Photography Awards.
Images relating to the Hong Kong protests have been taken down from the 2020 Sony World Photography Awards website because of their “sensitive nature.” While the finalists are still in the running for a prize, the move has raised concerns over possible ce
Another photographer, Adam Ferguson, and the New York Times’ Paris bureau chief Alissa J. Rubin were also on board and sustained minor injuries. “If we had been another 50 meters higher we’d all be dead,” Ferguson told the Times.
Adam Ferguson has been covering the refugee crisis in northern Iraq, where a persecuted minority has been trapped on a mountaintop.
Over the last four days, Adam Ferguson has photographed members of Iraq’s Yazidi minority religious group who had been surrounded on a mountaintop without water or food as a result of battlefield advances made by Sunni militants
This is postwar photography in the context of an American presence, but Iraq is still at war with itself. In these photos, I attempted to explore the aftermath of American occupation and the current challenges facing Iraq.
Three months after VII Pboto announced a shakeup to its structure, the changes at the photographers’ cooperative have finally played out with the announcement today of its new members. They are Davide Monteleone, Anastasia Taylor-Lind, Lynsey Addario, Joc
They are Davide Monteleone, Anastasia Taylor-Lind, Lynsey Addario, Jocelyn Bain Hogg, Stefano de Luigi, Venetia Dearden, Jessica Dimmock, Adam Ferguson, Ashley Gilbertson, Seamus Murphy, Maciek Nabrdalik, Tomas Van Houtryve and Donald Weber.
In this very personal story Adam Ferguson gives us an unedited account of what it is like to be a combat photographer. He openly discusses what his feelings are about the troops, war photography, Afghanistan, and combat in general.