7 with VII: All About Gear

Expert photographers on the lenses, notebooks and tools they carry

We asked Facebook, Instagram and Twitter followers to submit questions about gear for the second installment of 7 with VII. Read on for the 7 answers from VII’s Ron Haviv, Sim Chi Yin, Ashley Gilbertson, Arthur Bondar, Ed Kashi, Poulomi Basu and Sarker Protick

A United Ukraine, in Photographs

Arthur Bondar is not exactly the type to take orders. He gave up pursuing a military career when he realized in college that “fighting was not a good way to solve problems.” Instead, he turned to photography, working for a Ukrainian photo agency.

VII Photo Announces 5 New Photographers in its Mentor Program | PDNPulse

VII Photo announced today that five emerging photographers have been selected to join the photo agency’s mentor program. This year’s roster of photographers were chosen from 150 applicants. Over the next two years, VII photographers will mentor the five e

Poulomi Basu, based in New Delhi, who will be mentored by Stefano DeLuigi Maika Elan, based in Hanoi, who will be mentored by John Stanmeyer Ali Arkady, based in Khanaqin, Iraq, who will be mentored by Ed Kashi Arthur Bondar, currently based in Moscow, who will be mentored by Donald Weber Cristobal Olivares, based in Santiago, Chile, who will be mentored by Christopher Morris