Tuesday 18 January 2011

I’m back from Venezuela and time for some long overdue updates….first ones for 2011….I’m sure I’ve missed loads of good stuff while I’ve been gone, but thanks to @tammydavid, who promised to keep an eye for important PJ features while I was away, I didn’t  miss everything. I also received a lot of emails during the hiatus, and I will be sharing a lot of those links during the coming days….

Michael over at BagNewsNotes put up an interesting piece two days ago…

Articles – BagNewsNotes: Big Media Sent 3 Of My Favorite War Photographers to Afghanistan And What They Brought Back Were The Near-Same Medevac Shots (BNN: January 2011)

The works he is talking about….

Features and Essays – James Nachtwey: Wings of Mercy: Medevac in Afghanistan (TIME: January 2011) TIME photographer James Nachtwey photographs the men of Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 214th Regiment

Features and Essays – Louie Palu: Afghanistan (Toronto Star: January 2011)

Features and Essays – Tyler Hicks: Speeding the War Wounded to Care (NYT: January 2011) Afghanistan

More Afghanistan in NYT….

Features and Essays – Michael Kamber: Deeper Into Fathomless Afghanistan (NYT Lens: January 2011)

Also in National Geographic….

Features and Essays – David Guttenfelder: Afghanistan’s Opium Wars (NGM: February 2011) A key step to securing peace will be to wean Afghan farmers off growing poppies.

Features and Essays – Stephen Alvarez: Paris Catacombs (NGM: February 2011) Getting there? It involves manholes and endless ladders. What to wear? Miner’s helmets are good. What to do? Work, party, paint—or just explore the dark web of tunnels.

Features and Essays – Baptiste Giroudon: Guantanamo (ReportagesPhotos.fr: 2011)

InterviewsEmily Berl : Despondent Moment in a Small Texas Town (NYT Lens: December 2010)

My friend Tim Fadek joined Twitter….

TwitterTimothy Fadek

He has a great essay on the  Foreign Policy website….

Features and Essays – Timothy Fadek: Gucci in the Land of Genghis Khan (FP: January 2011)

Articles – Guardian: Zed Nelson turns the heat on Big Oil : Shelter in Place (Guardian: January 2011) photographer Nelson’s first documentary, exposes malpractices in the petrochemical industry in Texas

A special London screening of the film above on Wednesday 26th January in London : screened by the Curzon Soho as a double-bill with Petropolis – will be followed by a Q&A with the director (Zed Nelson) and the Producer (Hannah Patterson) : Where: Curzon Soho, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1 : When: Wednesday 26th January Time: 6.40pm

Check out BBC World Service tomorrow…

Radio – BBC World Service: Open Eye (BBC: January 19, 2011) Photographer Dalia Khamissy uncovers what happened to the 17,000 people who were kidnapped during the Lebanese civil war.

Charlie Mahoney got in touch about a new collective he has started with a group of his friends and colleagues…

Agencies Prime Collective

Written by Mikko Takkunen

January 18, 2011 at 5:17 pm

Posted in photojournalism

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