Sunday 20 February 2011

Before we kick off with this week’s second instalment of Photojournalism Links, I’d like to draw your attention to the right hand side of the screen. I’m thrilled to announce I have two new sponsors: Newswear, a company many of you are probably familiar with, and Foundry Photojournalism Workshop, equally known to most of you, I’m sure.

Now to the links…


Features and Essays – Yuri Kozyrev: Crackdown in Bahrain (TIME: February 2011)

Features and Essays – Rick Loomis: Unrest in Bahrain (LA Times: February 2011)

This is from a couple of days ago…when it all kicked off in Pearl Square…

Features and Essays – Andrea Bruce: Crackdown in Pearl Square (NYT: February 2011)


Features and Essays – Kim Badawi: Egyptian Revolutionaires (Reportage by Getty Images: February 2011) Portraits

Features and Essays – Benedicte Kurzen: Egypt – Freedom of Speech (VII Network: February 2011)

I watched the below Guy Martin slideshow and interview a couple of days ago… the link doesn’t seem to work at the moment (when I’m posting this), but I’ll just put this down here, just in case it’s OK later…

Features and Essays – Guy Martin: Tahrir Square (Foto8: February 2011)

Features and Essays – Todd Heisler: Uganda Election Posters (NYT: February 2011)

Msnbc.com has a  32 photo (!) edit of Shaul Schwarz’s  long term project on Mexican Narco culture up on their website…I’ve seen some of the photos previously on Schwarz’ NGM piece, Troubled Spirits, and the TIME piece, Narcocorridos, last year,  but it’s great to see photos from those two features put together into one big edit with previously unseen Narco culture work…

Features and Essays – Shaul Schwarz: Narco Culture (Msnbc.com: February 2011) Mexico/US

An Irishman’s take on England…

Features and Essays – Seamus Murphy: Think of England (VII Network: February 2011)

Features and Essays – Majid Saeedi: Afghanistan Bodybuilders (In Focus: February 2011)

Features and Essays – Maciek Nabrdalik: Chernobyl’s Outskirts (VII Network: February 2011)

Some of the most recent features on the Panos Pictures website…

Features and Essays – Karla Gachet and Ivan Kashinsky: Land of Fire (Panos: February 2011) Patagonia, Argentina

Including…. new work from World Press Photo winner Andrew McConnell….

Features and Essays – Andrew McConnell: Gaza Rubble Co. (Panos: February 2011)

Features and Essays – Hossein Fatemi: Landmine Legacy (Panos: February 2011)

Features and Essays – Zackary Canepari and Drea Cooper: Uppercut (Panos: February 2011) multimedia

Features and Essays – Brent Stirton: Gold’s Costly Dividend (Reportage by Getty Images: February 2011) Papua New Guinea

Features and Essays – Oxana Onipko: Islamization of Russia (Reportage by Getty Images: February 2011)

Marcus Bleasdale…

Articles/ Videos – Telegraph: Victims of Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army (Telegraph: February 2011)

Articles / Features and Essays – NPR: Picturing Pakistan’s Floods: Photographer Daniel Berehulak Looks Back (NPR: February 2011)

The World Press Photo of the Year debate continues…

Articles – Duckrabbit: Maggie Steber accuses duckrabbit of conducting a witchunt on Jodi Bieber. (duckrabbit: February 2011)

Articles – Paul Hoffman: Award-winning War in Afghanistan photo series raises debate: Is photojournalism an objective practice? (Editorsweblog.org: February 2011)

Articles – Rachel Somerstein: The “Year’s Best” Photojournalism: What It Is, and Why (Some of It) Still Matters (Guernica: February 2011)

Articles – Independent: Rebel with a camera: Dennis Hopper’s stunning photographic archive is revealed (Independent: February 2011)

Articles – PDN: Photographer Seamus Murphy Directs PJ Harvey Video (PDN: February 2011)

Articles – PDN: Fair Fee for Photo of Arizona Shooting Victim? Or Price Gouging? (PDN: February 2011)

Articles – Jen Bekman: Portfolio Review Do ‘ s and Don ‘ ts (One Reviewer ‘ s Opinions) (Jen Bekman blog: May 2010)

Articles – Guardian: Featured photographer: Kevin Frayer (Guardian: February 2011)

InterviewsCheryl Newman : Photographic Director, Telegraph Magazine (Professional Photographer)

Interviews – William Albert Allard : Five Decades (National Geographic) (Youtube)

Interviews Sally Mann (NPR: February 2011)

Interviews – Malick Sidibé (ASX: 2009)

Jon Levy…

Interviews – Jon Levy : Getting your work publishedPhotojournalism as art : On photography competitionsTechnology as a means to an end (Open College of Arts Vimeo)

Great interview with Tim Hetherington..done by Levy…

InterviewsTim Hetherington (Professional Photographer: January 2011)

Interviews Peter Turley on 60 Minutes in the late 90s (The Online Photographer)

Interviews Sophia Spring (The Right Exposure Project: 2011)

Couple more interviews..Ended up  looking at Damon Winter’s personal site the day after reading on PDN he had won the POYi Newspaper Photographer of the Year…

…after which I surfed over to Too Much Chocolate blog to re-read this great interview of him from 2009…

InterviewsDamon Winter (TMC: 2009)

Another good Winter interview from late 2009 here (Columbia College Today: 2009)

Photographers Luca Sage

Photographers Sarah Lee

PhotographersMartyn Aim

Luca Tommasini has updated his site.. go and have a look…

Photographers Luca Tommasini

PhotographersTom Szustek


Articles – Guardian: In the mood for love: Ed van der Elsken’s Love on the Left Bank (Guardian: February 2011) The Dutch photographer’s groundbreaking book – just reprinted – captures the birth of rebellious youth culture in 1950s Europe, blending reportage with seductive fantasy

Agencies NOOR February 2011 Newsletter

Articles – Artinfo:  British Photo Judge Investigated For Giving Prize to His Partner (Artinfo.com: February 2011)

Paris Photo is going through some changes…

Articles – BJP: Former Magnum Photos’ director appointed to head up Paris Photo, which will move out of Le Louvre (BJP: February 2011)

Articles – BJP: Magnum Photos’ tagging game (BJP: February 2011)

Events / Workshops – Spend a day and a half with Simon Norfolk, Rob Hornstra and Zed Nelson exploring documentary filmmaking, self publishing, fine art commissions and the business of photograph : London : May 14-15 (Institute)

Not as random as I thought after reading the below title…

Articles – PDN: PDN Video Pick: William Eggleston Plays the Piano (PDN: 2011)

Articles 5 Reasons Why You Should Post Pricing on Your Photography Website (Current Photographer.com: 2011)

Articles – TUAW: AP photographer uses MyWi to cover Bahrain protests (TUAW: February 2011)

Written by Mikko Takkunen

February 20, 2011 at 5:26 pm

Posted in photojournalism

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