Sunday 19 December 2010

I’m back….Today’s edition comes from rural Finland…Rather nippy -18 degrees celsius outside (so glad about the triple glazing)…so I’m quite happy to stay in and spend part of this Sunday to do some long overdue updates….and with UN Security Council holding an emergency session to discuss tensions on the Korean peninsula, what a better way to kick off  than by looking at Adam Dean’s work from North Korea…

Features and Essays – Adam Dean: Inside North Korea (Panos: December 2010)

Features and Essays – Luca Locatelli: In the Kingdom of Women (Guardian: December 2010) Italian photographer Luca Locatelli documents the lives of the Mosuo tribe, often described as one of the last matriarchal societies in the world

Features and Essays – Shiho Fukada: A New Front Line (NYT: December 2010) Iraq

Features and Essays – Peter Menzel: Around the World via a Day’s Worth of Food (TIME: December 2010) In their new book, What I Eat, photographer Peter Menzel and writer Faith D’Aluisio present thought-provoking portraits of individuals around the globe and the food that fuels them over the course of a single day.

Features and Essays – Emil Gataullin: Russian Photos in Painterly Strokes (NYT Lens: December 2010)

Features and Essays – Iva Zimova: Afghan Portraits (Panos: December 2010)

Features and Essays – Carla Gachet: Love and Tango (Panos: December 2010) Karla Gachet won a World Press Photo award for this story in 2010.

Features and Essays – Alfredo D’Amato: The Sound of Kuduro (Panos: December 2010)

Features and Essays – Martin Schoeller: Mark Zuckerberg – Person of the Year (TIME: December 2010) A portfolio of portraits

Features and Essays – Stanley Greene: Hunting the Fish Into The Light (NOOR: December 2010) Victoria Lake, Kenya

Features and Essays – Constantine Manos: A Soldier’s Pictures (Magnum: 2010) In 1955 Constantine Manos was a Private in the U. S. Army

More articles from BBC Viewfinder blog…

Articles – Adrian Evans: On Future Funding of Photojournalism (BBC Viewfinder: December 2010

Articles – Ciara Leeming: Coming at photojournalism from a different angle (BBC Viewfinder: December 2010)

Articles – David Rochkind: Photojournalism on a wider platform (BBC Viewfinder: December 2010)

Related from BJP…

Articles – BJP: Photojournalism: Wait. Worry. Who cares? (BJP: December 2010) Is photojournalism dead? The debate has been raging for decades, and, ever since former Magnum Photos director Neil Burgess called time of death, it has taken the web by storm. But do young and emerging photographers really care?

I posted some best books of the year lists on Tuesday…..here’s one more, by Joerg Colberg, over at Conscientious…

Books – Joerg Colberg: The Best Photobooks 2010 (Conscientious: December 2010)

From BagNews…

Features and Essays – Brenda Ann Kenneally: Troy, New York – An American Community (BNN: December 2010)

Features and Essays – BagNewsNotes: Nina Berman/Alan Chin: Broke-Beck Mountains of Madness (BNN: December 2010)

CollectivesLacuna Media

AwardsUnicef Photo of the Year 2010 winner is Ed Kashi (Unicef: December 2010)

Grants – New Orleans Photo Alliance Offers Second $5000 Michael P. Smith Fund for Documentary Photography Grant (cdsporch.org: 2010)

FestivalsLook2011 site now live

InterviewsAaron Huey (Emphas.is: December 2010)

Articles – Guardian: Featured photojournalist: Roberto Schmidt (Guardian: December 2010)

2010 in pictures….this below one by Shaul Schwarz on TIME’s Best Photos of 2010 is one of the most memorable from the past year to me personally…

Features and Essays – TIME – The Best Photos from Time 2010 (TIME: December 2010)

Features and Essays – TIME: Unexpected, Unusual, Underexposed: The Most Surprising Pictures of 2010 (TIME: December 2010)

Features and Essays – Boston Globe Big Picture: 2010 in Photos Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 (Boston Globe: December 2010)

Features and Essays – LA Times: 2010 The Year in Pictures (LAT: December 2010)

Features and Essays – Peter Turnley: The Year in Pictures 2010 (YouTube)

Features and Essays – Amanda Rivkin: The Year in Pictures 2010 (Photographer’s archive: December 2010)

Features and Essays – Wendy Marijnissen: A Year in Pakistan – 2010 (Photographer’s Vimeo: December 2010) “This video gives a short recap of my past year in Pakistan. Included are some photographs on childbirth and maternal health, the aftermath of the floods and Hamida’s camp pregnancy. More images and stories can be seen online: wendymarijnissen.com

Blogs – Leon Neal: A Quick Dash to the Karzai (Photographer’s blog: December 2010) Covering British PM David Cameron’s recent trip to Afghanistan

Interviews Alec Soth : Minnesota Photographer Soth Finds Beauty in the Unexpected (PBS: December 2010)

Articles – FT: A strong market for photographs (FT: 2010)

InterviewsTom Hunter (BJP: December 2010)

Features and Essays – George Voulgaropoulos: The Old City – Damascus (Photographer’s website: 2010)

multiMediaPiel de Foto

Photographers Michael Rizzo

PhotographersAdam Hinton

Tutorials – PDN: Great iPad Apps for Photographers (PDN: December 2010)

Written by Mikko Takkunen

December 19, 2010 at 2:09 pm

Posted in photojournalism

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