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 - A Photo Editor
By Kathalijne van Zutphen Jodi Bieber (1966) is a South African photographer mostly known for her highly publicized portrait of Bibi Aisha; the young Afghan woman who had her nose and ears cut off by the Taliban after seeking rescue from her violent husba
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.
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
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.
OUCH: Maggie Steber accuses duckrabbit of conducting a hysterical witchunt. Am I? — duckrabbit
There’s no question that Maggie Steber is a top, top photographer. She’s hugely respected for all the right reasons and...
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.
World Press Photo: winners
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
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.
World Press or Propaganda? — duckrabbit
There are at least three ways of looking at this (and probably many more): 1: Jodie Bieber won the World...
There are at least three ways of looking at this (and probably many more)
Is This the Best News Picture in the World?
Jodi Bieber wins the World Press Photo of the Year for her portrait of an Afghan woman who was disfigured by her husband on authority of the Taliban.
“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.
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:
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.