The Middle of Somewhere is the next chapter in my on-going family diary. It follows on from Postcards from Home (2008-2011) and revolves around my two daughters Uma & Yali growing up. We live in a remote part of the world, the south west corner of Western Australia. Read the full essay on Burn Magazine See more [...]
Photographer and writer Suchitra Vijayan has been photographing stories along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border for the past few years. Here is a link to some of her very interesting work. See more at www.suchitravijayan.com
New Delhi based Aditya Kapoor has a look inside the training sessions of Pehlwan wrestlers in India. Wrestling in India called ‘Kushti’, is a dying art that traces its roots to the 5th century BC. See Aditya Kapoor’s essay on his website at www.adityakapoor.com.
Michele Palazzi’s images on Foto8 documents the everyday life of the Roma people living in the via Gordiani gypsy camp, a place where the social situation is less problematic than in other camps, but where the families live under strict state control – definitive confirmation of being a second class citizen. View Michele Palazzi’s images [...]
From Guillaume Poli: Spread between Turkey, Iran, Irak and Syria, the Kurds make the world’s biggest landless minority. In Turkey, they represent 25% of the population and despite this, they face a significant assimilation policy. Have they not been called “The Mountainous Turks” due to their original lands in the mountains in EasternTurkey ? The [...]
A Photo Editor, run by former director of photography, Rob Haggart, is featuring a movie about Contact Press Images’ David Burnett and his story The Last Cattle Drive. An interesting look back at the glory days of shooting film. The photos are great. David’s hair is another matter! (Sorry David, I will buy you a [...]
From the 61st College Photographer of the Year Competition, Alison Yin’s Gold Medal winning entry in the Individual Online Multimedia category. Alison was a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. View her multimedia story at the CPOY website.
Images from a book by photography Peter Turnley shot during his 25 years of living in Paris. “Many of the people who have contributed to the life of this city weren’t born here, and so the “Parisians” of my title encompasses anyone living in Paris. I haven’t attempted to present an encyclopedic view of the [...]
The New York Times web site published an article in December about Robert Frank and his book The Americans. There is a story as well as a companion piece with audio interviews with the photographer. Well worth reading and listening to. Click here to read the story on the Times’ site. Click here to listen [...]
*** Contributor Submission *** TIPUSIM.com in Jerusalem is an online photojournalism project by photographer Nir Alon honoring the residents of Jerusalem. Photographer’s statement: The essence of Jerusalem isn’t hidden under ancient stones. It isn’t masked by a cloud of mysticism and belief. It isn’t buried in pages of history. The essence of Jerusalem is alive [...]