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 [...]
This is a glimpse into the daily lives of a Cretan family, my family, entitled Life from Death, Κρήτη. The reason for the title is because my family has sustained a livelihood as butchers. Literally, they live – put food on the table, pay medical bills and mortgages, cloth their bodies – from the death [...]
German photographer Ole Elfenkaemper has a really nice set of images from his story “Waiting for a Better Past,” about the environment and the working class in Albania. See more of the work on his website: Waiting for a Better Past. Please feel free to return to this page and comment on the work we [...]
I live in the United States and in early 2011, like most Americans, I felt the country was going through a very unsettling period–the civil discourse was angry and cynical and the people were polarized. I felt a need to get out in the country and photograph what was going on. One day in the [...]
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.
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 [...]
Luka Dakskobler has some nice images from a project about an old German steam engine that runs on the famous Bohinj railway line or Transalpina as the Italians call it, built between 1900 and 1906 to connect Europe with the Adriatic Sea. It includes a renovated museum car and takes tourists for rides. You can see [...]
With the support of the La Isla Foundation, Ed Kashi made two trips to Nicaragua in 2013 to investigate the mysterious circumstances surrounding the epidemic of CKDu, or Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown origin, that is sickening and killing thousands of sugar cane workers in Central America. Now more than 20 years old, this epidemic [...]