David Holloway takes a look at the National Champion Chuckwagon Races held in Clinton, Arkansas.
Photographer Ryan Scherb has spent a lot of time with Emergency Medical Technicians for his work-in-progress that is being showcased on American-Journal.org. There are many great images that give an intimate look into the work of these lifesavers. See the essay at www.american-journal.org.
Krisanne Johnson photographed young black women with HIV and AIDS in Mississippi and New York. From TheFader.com
Photojournalist Danny Ghitis has a very nice collection of images on Kushti Wrestling on his website. For more of the essay visit dannyghitis.com. Danny is based in Brooklyn, NY.
Commemorating the five year anniversary of the Iraq war, the March 2008 podcast features the work of photographer Peter van Agtmael and the music of Six Degrees Records artist, Niyaz. View Five Years in Iraq at Daylight Magazine.
French freelance photojournalist Gerald Holubowicz has an excellent multimedia slideshow on his website called Wall Street – The Fall – September 2008. Gerald is based in New York since 2006 and specializes in news, portraits, still life and event imagery. View his Wall Street photo essay on his site www.gholubowicz.com.
Freelance photojournalist Lukasz Kus photographed the events surrounding Kosovo declaring its independence on February 16, 2008. View Lukasz Kus’ multimedia presentation.
2007 Emerging Photographer Fund finalist Chris Bickford is working on a long-term project on the feast of Carnival and the multitude of expressions it has taken on worldwide. For the last two winters he travelled to Italy to document the Carnival of Venice, one of the oldest and most vibrant Carnival celebrations in [...]
China’s northwest region is being overtaken with sand. The deserts are creeping over in part because of weather changes linked to climate change. British photojournalist Sean Gallagher traveled to Ningxia to document China’s desertification. Visit www.gallagher-photo.com for the essay and more.
Black Farmers in America are facing extinction within the next decade, due to relentless discrimination from the US government lending institutions, and changing agricultural economics. John Ficara has documented their struggle in a powerful series of photographs. View the Photography Channel’s Presentation of Forty Acres and a Dream.
In 2008 more than 55,000 families lost their homes in North Carolina. For many, it was an inability to keep up with their increasing adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) that ultimately led them to lose their home. In a sad and ironic turn, the 8-year term of President George W. Bush, who vigorously endorsed a culture [...]