Gaia Tripoli on Editing Sergey Ponomarev’s Photos for a New York Times Feature | PDNPulse

New York Times photo editor Gaia Tripoli explains how she edited and sequenced a feature story by photographer Sergey Ponomarev.

In our story about how Sergey Ponomarev documented the arctic village of Shoyna being swallowed by sand, we mention New York Times photo editor Gaia Tripoli’s role in assigning and editing the story. Here, Tripoli explains in detail how she edited and sequenced Ponomarev’s take, which included Polaroids, images of the landscape and village life, and videos.

Skeleton cities and snipers: the shocking photographs that show the scale of Syria's loss

From the shelled-out mall that never opened to a family reclaiming their possessions from rubble, Pulitzer-winning photographer Sergey Ponomarev captured Syria’s tragedy from the inside

n the middle of 2014, after the Syrian government had retaken the city of Homs from rebel fighters, Sergey Ponomarev stood with his camera and surveyed the damage. The photojournalist found a family who had returned to their old flat and captured the scene: in a street buried in rubble and lined with destroyed buildings, they load whatever possessions they can salvage into a taxi. Their son wears a brightly coloured party hat he has found. It is at once mundane – the family calmly going about their business – and devastating.

Denton and Ponomarev Win Robert Capa Gold Medal Award | PDNPulse

Bryan Denton and Sergey Ponomarev share the prestigious award for courage in photo reporting about the fight in Iraq against ISIS.

The two photojournalists shared the award for their coverage of fighting in Iraq to reclaim territory from ISIS. The work of both photographers was published by The New York Times

12 Photographers Selected as Finalists for Prix Pictet

The award comes with a $100,000 cash prize

The works of Mandy Barker, Saskia Groneberg, Beate Guetschow, Rinko Kawauchi, Benny Lam, Richard Mosse, Wasif Munem, Sohei Nishino, Sergey Ponomarev, Thomas Ruff, Pavel Wolberg and Michael Wolf will be featured in an exhibition opening at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London on May 4, 2017, when the winner will be announced by Prix Pictet honorary president and former United Nations Secretary General

Photography Pulitzer for Coverage of Refugee Crisis

The New York Times and Thomson Reuters shared the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography for coverage of Europe’s refugee crisis. Jessica Rinaldi of the Boston Globe won the feature photography prize for her story of a boy who endured abuse at the h

The New York Times and Thomson Reuters shared the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography for coverage of Europe’s refugee crisis. The Times’s team was comprised of Mauricio Lima, Sergey Ponomarev, Tyler Hicks and Daniel Etter. This is the newspaper’s fourth photo Pulitzer in the past three years.

2016 Photography Pulitzer Winners Accounced

Two photo teams have won for Breaking News Photography this year—both for coverage of the refugee crisis. The Feature Photography prize went to Jessica Rinaldi.

Two photo teams have won Pulitzer Prizes for Breaking News Photography this year: one prize went to Mauricio Lima, Sergey Ponomarev, Tyler Hicks and Daniel Etter of The New York Times and the second went to the photography staff of Thompson Reuters. The Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography went to Jessica Rinaldi of The Boston Globe. The prizes were announced this afternoon at the Columbia University School of Journalism in New York.

On Migrant Trail, Melding Words and Images

A reporter and photographers worked together to capture the daily struggle of Syrian refugees on the march through Europe.

because of scheduling conflicts, two photographers went on the trip, Sergey Ponomarev, who traveled from Greece through Macedonia to Serbia, and Mauricio Lima, who picked up the thread in Belgrade, the Serbian capital.

In Syria's Struggle, Memories of the Soviet Union

Sergey Ponomarev’s trips to Syria remind him of his native Soviet Union: from the government security forces that kept track of his movements to destroyed areas that looked like something from the Battle of Stalingrad.

He returned twice to Syria in 2014 on assignment for The New York Times, again in government-controlled territory, and working with the Beirut bureau chief, Anne Barnard. Sergey Ponomarev’s photos from Syria have been on exhibit this week at the Visa pour l’Image photography festival here.

Photographing on the Ground in Gaza

Sergey Ponomarev, 33, is a freelance photographer covering the conflict in Gaza on assignment for The New York Times. He grew up in Moscow and Ireland and has previously worked for The Associated Press. He spoke to James Estrin from Gaza City on Saturday evening

Covering the Russian Army in Crimea

Sergey Ponomarev, 31, is a freelance photographer covering the conflict in Ukraine on assignment for The New York Times. He grew up in Moscow and also in Ireland, where his father worked as a journalist for Itar-Tass. He previously worked for The Associated Press. He spoke to James Estrin from Crimea on Sunday evening Eastern time. The conversation has been edited.