Tag: Jodi Bieber

  • Jodi Bieber : Going Home, Illegality And Repatriation – The Eye of Photography

    Jodi Bieber : Going Home, Illegality And Repatriation

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    Since the first democratic elections in 1994, there has been a strong increase in immigration – people making their way across the border into South Africa. War, famine and poverty in Africa make South Africa an attractive option for a better life.

  • Jodi Bieber Interview


    Link: a photo editor

    Editing is absolutely crucial. Everyone is a photographer these days and where you can make a difference is with interpretation. As a good editor you have to be true to yourself but not be too emotionally attached. If you let someone else edit your work, you have to make sure you put your point of view across well and work with someone you trust.

  • World Press Photo winner appeals for Anton Hammerl's release

    South African photographer Jodi Bieber has appealed to the international photography community to help spread the word about fellow countryman Anton Hammerl, a photographer that has been detained in Libya since 05 April

    Link: World Press Photo winner appeals for Anton Hammerl’s release – British Journal of Photography
  • World Press Photo’s Afghan War » The Russian Photos Blog

    It used to be you won an award and people would say nice things, at least to your face; now it’s an excuse for a mob to take to the Internet and vilify you. In the week since Jodi Bieber’s portrait of Bibi Aisha, a young Afghan woman disfigured by her family – who may or may not have been members of the Taliban – arguments have raged over World Press Photo’s decision to award their premier prize to the image.

    Link: World Press Photo’s Afghan War » The Russian Photos Blog
  • OUCH: Maggie Steber accuses duckrabbit of conducting a hysterical witchunt. Am I? | duckrabbit – we produce photofilms

    There’s no question that Maggie Steber is a top, top photographer. She’s hugely respected for all the right reasons and her voice carries weight.  Tonight she’s written that duckrabbit’s (Benjamin Chesterton’s) questions regarding  Jodi Bieber’s World Press winning photograph are ‘hysterical’ and amount to a ‘witchunt’.  That’s quite a dressing down that deserves some thinking space.

    Link: OUCH: Maggie Steber accuses duckrabbit of conducting a hysterical witchunt. Am I? | duckrabbit – we produce photofilms
  • World Press Photo: winners – The Big Picture – Boston.com

    On the morning of February 11, 2011, the international jury of the 54th World Press Photo Contest named a photo by South African photographer Jodi Bieber, World Press Photo of the Year 2010. The image is a portrait of Bibi Aisha, disfigured as punishment for fleeing her husband’s house, taken in Kabul, Afghanistan. Over 5,691 photographers entered 108,059 images in the 2011 World Press Photo Contest and after the two-week judging period, 56 were named winners in nine categories. It is a prestigious contest and an honor to be named a winner. The following post shares 23 of those winning images.

    Link: World Press Photo: winners – The Big Picture – Boston.com
  • Bieber – wins a journalism award for a photo presented to the world (by the photographer herself) as propaganda? Really? | duckrabbit – we produce photofilms

  • Is This the Best News Picture in the World? World Press Photo Cites Jodi Bieber – NYTimes.com

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    “This could become one of those pictures — and we have maybe just 10 in our lifetime — where if somebody says, ‘You know, that picture of a girl’ — you know exactly which one they’re talking about,” said David Burnett, the chairman of the general jury, in a statement released by World Press Photo.

    Link: Is This the Best News Picture in the World? World Press Photo Cites Jodi Bieber – NYTimes.com
  • A Photo Student › Visura Magazine Issue 8

    Lots of nice work on display in the new issue of Visura Magazine from Institute for Artist Management photographers including Joshua Lutz, Simon Norfolk, Paul Shambroom, Jodi Bieber and Rob Hornstra:

    Link: A Photo Student › Visura Magazine Issue 8 Institute for Artist Management
  • PDNPulse: Former VII Director Signs Prominent Photogs to New Management Company

    The artists Institute represents are Jodi Bieber, Rena Effendi, Lauren Greenfield, Rob Hornstra, Nadav Kander, Gillian Laub, James Longley, Gerd Ludwig, Joshua Lutz, Amanda Micheli, Richard Mosse, Zed Nelson, Jehad Nga, Simon Norfolk, James Pomerantz and Paul Shambroom.

    Link: PDNPulse: Former VII Director Signs Prominent Photogs to New Management Company