Archive for the ‘documentary photography’ Category

Wednesday 16 November 2011

Features and Essays

Some interesting features from the upcoming National Geographic Magazine’s December issue…

David Guttenfelder: Japan’s Nuclear Refugees (NGM)

photo: Chia Ming Chien

Various photographers: The City Solution (NGM)

Jim Richardson: King James Bible (NGM)

A lot of people raving about this last week online…

Seamus Murphy: A Darkness Visible | Afghanistan (MediaStorm)

Beautiful photos by Getty’s Daniel Berehulak from the Sonepur Mela fair in India…

Daniel Berehulak: The Sonepur Mela (TIME) India

This week’s TIME US edition cover story…

Peter van Agtmael: An Army Apart (Lightbox)

I wished I had received the  US edition as opposed to Time Europe with Platon’s smirking Berlusconi…

Noticed van Agtmael’s cover is a crop of one of the frames seen in the Ligthbox slideshow…

Magnum photographers: Paris in Winter (Newsweek)

Adam Dean has the cover of Newsweek International this week with a portrait of Ai Weiwei…slideshow on the magazine’s website…

Adam Dean : Ai Weiwei (Newsweek)

Nicolas Righetti: Syria: Posters of Bashar al-Assad (Newsweek)

Ed Ou: Syrian Refugees in Turkey (NYT)

Ed Ou: Somali-Kenyan Border (Polka) multimedia

Andrea Bruce: Leaving Camp Victory in Baghdad (NYT)

Definitely worth checking out…This year’s Joop Swart Masterclass participants’ projects…

2011 Joop Swart Masterclass galleries (World Press Photo)

Sanjit Das: The End of Splendid Isolation? (Panos) Bhutan

Ivor Prickett:  Free Libya (Panos)

Zed Nelson: South Sudan (Guardian)

From VII…

Adam Ferguson: Looking Home, At War (VII) Same in VII Magazine

Jocelyn Bain Hogg: The Family (VII)

Ed Kashi: America’s Uninsured (VII)

Ed Kashi: Ze Peixe: A Life at Sea VII)

Sim Chi Yin: China’s Rat Tribe (VII)

Donna Ferrato: Domestic Abuse (NYT Lens) Ferrato’s website

Alessandra Sanguinetti: The Sixth Day (Photo Booth)

Peter Hapak: The Art of War: Honoring the Fallen for a Lifetime (Lightbox) Hapak’s website

Chantal Heijnen: Bronxites (NYT Lens)  Heijnen’s website

August Bradley: Portraits of 99 from Occupy Wall Street (NYT Lens) Bradley’s project’s website

Brian David Steven:  War veterans (BBC)

Adam Amengual: Leaving the Life: Portraits of Former Gang Members (Lightbox)

Fredrik Naumann: Return to Utøya (Panos)

Mario Tama: Nascar (CNN photo blog)

Jesse Burke: Deer Stands (Lightbox)

Tiana Markova-Gold: Prostitution in Morocco (Lightbox) Markova-Gold’s website

Martina Bagicalupo: One woman’s story of surviving 20 years of conflict in Uganda (MSNBC)

Paolo Woods: The Land of Prophets (Institute)

Shelby Lee Adams: Of Kentucky (NYT)

Danny Wilcox Frazier: South Dakota’s Badlands (MSNBC)

Matt Eich: Hunting Alligators in Louisiana (MSNBC)

Abbas: Kolkata (Magnum)

Greg Brown: Aerial Photos of Ground Zero (NYT Lens)

Kim Badawi: Gaza Stripper (Stern) You can see the full set at Reportage site

Patrick Farrell: Haitian Black Gold (ZReportage)

Narciso Contreras: Little Burma (ZReportage)

Ali Arkady: The Day Labourers in Northern Iraq (Foto8)

Wendy Marijnissen: Because I’m a Girl : Rape in Pakistan (Photographer’s Vimeo)

Misha Friedman: An Invisible Epidemic (PDN Photo of the Day)

Interviews and Talks

Christopher Anderson at the 2011 World Press Photo Masterclass (World Press Photo)

Sebastiao Salgado (CPN)

David Guttenfelder : Outside the Frame: Rare chance to see inside Fukushima (MSNBC)  Related by Guttenfelder: Inside Fukushima (Guardian) | AP photographer Guttenfelder’s website

Don McCullin on Social Documentary Photography (Vimeo)

Ben Lowy (Photo Booth)

Ed Kashi : What is Photojournalism (Kashi blog)

Andrew Hetherington:  The day I photographed the great Joe Frazier (WTJ?)

Huge congratulations to Antonio Bolfo for becoming fully represented Getty Reportage photographer last week!

Antonio Bolfo : Attending Joop Swart Masterclass (Getty Reportage Tumblr)

Susan Seubert (Youtube)

Martina Bagicalupo (MSNBC)

KC Ortiz (Juxtapoz)

Kate Peters (The SIP)

Tessa Bunney (e-photoreview)


The month in photography…

photo: George Georgiou

Guardian: The Month in Photography  | The Observer New Review’s monthly guide to the 20 best photographic exhibitions and books, featuring Josef Koudelka, Diane Arbus, Bruce Davidson, Helmut Newton, Terry Richardson and Walker Evans.

photo: Chris Hondros

Peter Beaumont: Reporting Libya: freelance coverage, full-time dangers (Guardian)

Clare Morgana Gillis: What I Lost in Libya (The Atlantic)

The Atlantic:  ‘Under Fire’: a new documentary shows that war is hell for journalists

David Campbell: The elusive enemy: Looking back at the “war on terror’s” visual culture

BagNewsNotes: Tents: The Overarching Symbol of Occupy (BNN)

The Atlantic: CNN Photojournalists Lose Jobs to Cheaper, Better Cameras

photo: William Eggleston

Guardian: Paris Photo 2011 – in pictures

Lightbox: Paris Photo 2011 Spotlights Sub-Saharan Africa

BJP: New festival to offer grants to photographers

WSJ: How an Image Becomes an Icon

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize winner annouced and exhibition opened….

BJP: Taylor Wessing winner

photo: Jooney Woodward

Guardian: Taylor Wessing portrait prize: another animal, another girl with red hair | Was Jooney Woodward’s shot of a red-head holding a guinea pig really the best of the 6,000 entries? And what makes her think it’s an ‘unsettling’ work

Evening Standard: Taylor Wessing exhibition review

photos: Pete Marlow

Telegraph: Magnum Contact Sheets book reviewed

BBC: Magnum Contact Sheets

Lightbox: The Singular Approach: Chien-Chi Chang’s Contact Sheet Chronicle

BBC: Andreas Gursky’s Rhein II sets photo record

PDN: Gursky’s Print Goes for $4.5 Million, Observers Say: Huh?   | Related: Nick Turpin blog: Value Added?

Joerg Colberg: How much are photographs worth?

PDN: Ad Banned in UK for Showing Super Skinny Model

Guardian: Photographer David Trood’s Best Shot 

Verve: Corentin Fohlen

Verve: Beth Yarnelle Edwards 

BJP: The alleged murderer of photojournalist Trent Keegan has been acquitted because of a lack of evidence

Chicago Tribune: iPad Apps for Photojournalists – Tuesday Tips

multiMedia, Apps, and Publications

Foto8 back issues on Issuu

The Condition One App : Features in NYT Lens | Lightbox | BJP

Jason Larkin has transformed his project Cairo Divided into a free 32 page newsprint publication…I picked up a copy from Jason himself last week at the World Press Photo exhibition opening here in London…do go order one…

Cairo Divided : Project website

Between Land : Project website

Awards, Grants, Competitions, and Exhibition opportunities

Magenta Flash Forward 2012 submissions open

The Street Photography Awards 2012

International Festival of Photojournalism calling for entries

Brad Vest Named College Photographer Of The Year (NPPA)

Wine Photo winners

PhotoPhilanthropy – Student Grant Round 5 

An opportunity for young Asian photographers…

Scholarship for Diploma in Photojournalism run by the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University (ACFJ) : The deadline is on Friday, 10 February 2012.

One Shot: The City – Intl Photo Awards

Crowdfunding, Initiatives, and Causes

Fancy Alec Soth taking your portrait? You do need deep pockets, mind…

eBay – An opportunity to purchase a portrait session with Alec Soth : Proceeds go to a charitable cause

PhotoVoice Auction 2011 Preview Exhibition  : A preview exhibition of prints in the PhotoVoice Auction of Exceptional Photographs 2011  : Monday 14th – Friday 18th Nov :  11am-6pm, late night Thursday to 7.30pm  Venue: La Galleria Pall Mall, 30 Royal Opera Arcade, London, SW1Y 4UY v

Events and Exhibitions

A Photo says 1000 Words? The Ethics of Photojournalism : 23 November 2011 : Southbank Centre : London

BJP  Vision11 

A Desperate Journey by Antonio Olmos : Jersey Arts Centre : Mon 14 Nov 2011 to Sat 26 Nov 2011 | more info

Workshops and Education

Foundry Photojournalism Workshop 2012 : Thailand : July 29 – August 4 :  Info: Eric Beecroft, the co-founder of the Foundry Photojournalism Workshops, has just announced that it was ready to accept early registrations ($100 deposit, non refundable, and deducted from the total tuition amount) until January 15, 2012. Early registration guarantees a spot and precedence in the choice of instructor.  The 2012 Foundry Photojournalism Workshop will be held in North Thailand from July 29- August 4, 2012.   For regional students (South Asia– India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Tibet and South East Asia-Thailand, Burma, Vietnam, Phillippines, Laos, Cambodia,Indonesia, Malaysia) the tuition is $475. For all others it is $975 US dollars. Payment is via Paypal.

MA program in Photojournalism at the Mid-Sweden University : Starts 2012

Agencies and Collectives

Panos newsletter

NOOR newsletter

TerraProject newsletter


Christina Fallara

Eric Michael Johnson

To finish off… This week’s stunning video… earth seen from above

Written by Mikko Takkunen

November 16, 2011 at 2:34 pm

Tuesday 16 February 2010

Features and Essays – Lauren Greenfield: Fashion Portfolio Slideshow (with captions) (New York Magazine: February 2010) Entire print edit on the Institute website

Interviews – Lauren Greenfield (Stocklandmartelblog.com: February 2010)

Features and Essays – Andrea Bruce: Iranian Dissidents, Gays Flee to Turkey (Washington Post: February 2010)

Feature and Essays – Kieran Dodds: Africans on Safari (Panos Pictures: February 2010)

Features and Essays – Franco Pagetti: Brothers in Arms (VII: February 2010) American and Afghan soldiers side-by-side

Features and Essays – Stefano de Luigi: South Korea (VII Network: February 2010)

Features and Essays – Tyler Hicks: Under Fire in Marja (NYT: February 2010)

(multi)MediaThe Photography Post

Awards – White House News Photographers Association : The Eyes on History 2010

AgenciesLisa Pritchard Agency : Commercial

Written by Mikko Takkunen

February 16, 2010 at 12:46 pm

Monday 15 February 2010

Features and Essays – Lynsey Addario: Haiti Mourns Its Dead (NYT: February 2010)

Features and Essays – Tyler Hicks: Marines Battle Taliban Fighters in Offensive (NYT: February 2010) Afghanistan

Interviews and TalksDoug Mills (audio) (NYT Lens: February 2010)

Articles – Guardian review: Just Kids by Patti Smith (Guardian: February 2010)

Articles – Telegraph: Sophie Ristelhueber: Deutsche Börse Photography Prize (Telegraph: February 2010)

Articles – Berenice Abbott: Photography At The Crossroads, 1951 (A Photo Student blog: January 2010)

Agencies Corbis Images

Blogs Melissa Lyttle

Articles Jim Krantz May Have Finally Gotten His Attribution (A Photo Editor: January 2010)

Written by Mikko Takkunen

February 15, 2010 at 11:41 am

Sunday 14 February 2010

Articles – Max Houghton: Uprooted From The Real Photographers Without A Stance (Foto8: February 2010)

Articles – Guardian: Deutsche Börse Prize 2010, Photographers’ Gallery, London (Guardian: February 2010)

InterviewsDon McCullin (audio) (BBC Radio 4: February 2010)

Features and Essays – Lauren Greenfield: Fashion Show (video) (New York Magazine: February 2010) Photographer Lauren Greenfield compiled her Fashion Week photography into this video

Features and Essays – Alex Majoli: Caribbean Passages (Magnum in Motion: February 2010) Jamaican immigrants in the UK

Features and Essays – Tyler Hicks: ‘Operation Moshtarak’ Begins (NYT: February 2010) Coalition Begins Major Afghan Offensive

Features and Essays – Lynsey Addario: The Tamil Question (NYT: February 2010)

Interviews and Talks – NPPA Visual Student: Two of a Kind, Photographer Couples: Jenn Ackerman and Tim Gruber (NPPA Visual Student: February 2010)

Awards Wine Photo 2010 : Deadline April 29, 2010

Written by Mikko Takkunen

February 14, 2010 at 1:30 pm

Saturday 13 February 2010

AwardsAperture Portfolio Prize 2009 winner and runner-up portfolios online (Aperture: February 2010)

Articles – NYT Lens: World Press Photo 2010 (NYT: February 2010)

Features and Essays – Gleb Kosorukov: Ukrainian Coal Miners (Guardian: February 2010) Portraits

Workshops Magnum Photos Courses in Photography and Human Rights (Magnum Photos)

Features and Essays – Gueorgui Pinkhassov: From Baku with Love (Guardian: February 2010)

Features and Essays – Lisa Wiltse: Beach Life (NPR: February 2010)

Articles – Wired: The Story Behind the Legendary Magnum Archive Sale (Wired: February 2010)

Tutorials – Charlie Mahoney: Canon 5D mkII Iso Settings and Noise (dokumentary fotografr: February 2010)

Tutorials – Philip Bloom: How to record sound with the Canon 5dmk2 and a great plug in for Final Cut for auto synching (Philip Bloom: 2009)

Written by Mikko Takkunen

February 13, 2010 at 11:49 am

Friday 12 February 2010

Awards – World Press Photo: winners gallery 2010 (WPP: February 2010)

Articles – PDN: The 2010 World Press Photo winners have been announced (PDN: February 12, 2010)

Articles – BJP: World Press Photo Winner

Articles – BJP: British Photographers Win Big at World Press Photo (BJP: February 2010)

Articles – Lens Culture: World Press Photo Winners (Lens Culture: February 2010)

Features and Essays – Guardian : World Press Photo Awards gallery (Guardian: February 2010)

Features and Essays – James Nachtwey: Email From Haiti (VII: February 2010)

Features and Essays – Franco Pagetti: US Army Hospital, Afghanistan (VII: February 2010)

Features and Essays – Christopher Morris: Frida Giannini (VII: February 2010) Gucci designer

Features and Essays – Lynsey Addario: The Rescue Brigade (TIME: February 2010)

Written by Mikko Takkunen

February 12, 2010 at 1:09 pm