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.
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 [...]
Since 2008, Magnum Photographer Larry Towell has made four trips to Afghanistan, where he is working on a long-term, in-depth photography project. He needs one more trip to finish the project, which will result in a book of photographs and text. Read more about the project Crisis in Afghanistan on Kickstarter.
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, [...]
*** 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 [...]
American-Journal has an essay about the Occupy Wall Street movement and its ongoing occupation of New York and Washington, D.C. The essay a bit lengthy, but it has images from both protests and it was shot by two different photographers. View the essay at American-Journal.org.
Photo agency VII member Marcus Bleasdale has a stunning body of work focusing on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on David Alan Harvey’s Burn Magazine. The DRC is home to the deadliest war in the world today. An estimated 5.4 million people have died since 1998, the largest death toll since the Second World [...]
Reuters has an excellent multimedia presentation from their team of 100 photographers and writers and support staff from their 5 years of covering the Iraq war. Included is a timeline, profiles on staff members and maps. You can view the presentation at Reuters.com Thanks to Lucy Nicholson for the heads up!
Brooklyn, NY based photographer J. Carrier has a beautiful set of images on his Photoshelter archive from his work about Evangelism in Kenya. View the rest of his images from this story at: jcarrier.photoshelter.com. See more of his work at: www.foto-j.com.