Congratulations to Tomas van Houtryve for his First Place win for the CENTER's 2018 Producer's Choice Award for his projects, Divided, Lines and Lineage, and Implied Lines. The Choice Awards recognize outstanding photographers working in all processes and
The International Center of Photography (ICP) announced their list of 2015 Infinity Award Winners this morning. The awards will be presented April 30 at a gala in New York City. The 2015 Cornell Capa Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to Graciela It
For the past 15 years I’ve worked as a professional photojournalist, inspired by the camera’s ability to connect human beings, document news, and capture beauty. But there is a darker side to how photography is used in our world today. Cameras are increas
Tomas van Houtryve takes on the proliferation of drones as weapons and as tools of surveillance in the April issue of Harper’s Magazine, in a photo essay titled “Blue Sky Days.” At 16 pages, it’s the largest picture story ever published by Harper’s. To
Artifacts is a series about physical items that have meaning to photographers in the field. The items are styled, shot, and described by the photographers themselves. Tomas van Houtryve started out as a philosophy student but quickly discovered he had a p
After spending seven years photographing life in countries under communist rule, Tomas van Houtryve has turned his attention to America's drone war. With the $10,000 awarded to him through the Getty Editorial Grant, he intends to use a drone-mounted camer
Photojournalist Tomas Van Houtryve takes us behind the curtains of 21st century communism with seven years of photographs from China, Cuba, Laos, Moldova, Nepal, North Korea, and Vietnam. He presented this lecture and slideshow a few weeks ago at the Oslo Freedom Forum.
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.
Photojournalist Tomas Van Houtryve has been testing alternative funding methods for his photography projects and I asked if he would give us a report on how it’s working out for him. His latest project is called “21st Century Communism” and he’s using Emphas.is to fund it (here). Here’s what he had to say:
a retrospective slide show of my work this year, including my trip following the Ho Chi Minh Trail through Vietnam, a visit to the bizarre Republic of Kalmykia, the food crisis in Niger, protests and rural landscapes from France, the floods in Pakistan and the American Ballet’s historic visit to Cuba
VII, The Magazine, in partnership with Lens Culture, released a rare glimpse inside contemporary North Korea, with this colorful slideshow. The soundtrack is a trippy heroic anthem called, "The Unforgettable Top Of Mount Osung" and is recorded by The Korean People's Army Merited Chorus.