During the summer months in Boulder, Colorado, locals and visitors migrate to Boulder Creek to play, relive tradition, and escape the heat. In this Rocky Mountain town of 100,000, a flowing creek provides the ideal environment to create and channel summertime experiences into lasting memories. Due to the nature of seasonality in the northern hemisphere, [...]
Paris based Baptiste Giroudon’s essay “Working With Democracy” is featured on BURN Magazine. His project, which he says is “a photographic research of the concept of Democracy”, intends to show where and how in the globalized world, the concept of democracy can be “understood, reclaimed and put forward.” I am not sure if the 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 sharp increase in global unemployment rates was one of the well-observed results of the economical crisis rose in the last months of 2008. In many countries, following the crisis, the unemployment rate set new records, sometimes even month by month. More and more unemployed are seen to have taken to the streets to make [...]
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
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 [...]
Brent Stirton, senior staff photographer for the assignment division of Getty Images, New York, has a compelling essay on his web site about the Conservation Rangers from an gorilla Anti-Poaching unit Virunga National Park, Eastern Congo from 2007. View Brent’s work at www.brentstirton.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 [...]