The Digital Journalist August feature story is about Seamus Murphy’s recent book, “A Darkness Visible,” published in 2008 by Saqi Books of London, a retrospective of his work in Afghanistan since 1994. Murphy is a photojournalist with the VII Network. View the story on The Digital Journalist. View the images from the book on the Digital [...]
There is a great essay on the Boston Globe’s Big Picture about the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), a mission established by the UN Security Council in 2001 to secure parts of Afghanistan to allow the establishment of Hamid Karzai’s new administration. View Afghanistan with the ISAF on the Big Picture
Photographer Oliver Weber shows the everyday life behind the oriental facade of the ancient city of Marrakech. Weber lives and works on the Canary Island of La Gomera. His specialty areas are reportage, portrait and what has come to be recognized as street photography. He has become more widely known through numerous features with reputable [...]
NPR sent photojournalist Justin Maxon to L.A.’s Skid Row for two days to produce this project to accompany an on-air series on Skid Row. There is a excellent slideshow of the images on NPR’s The Picture Show blog. View the audio slideshow on NPR’s website.
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.
Photojournalist Amanda Lucidon’s work-in progress on how LGBT couples in the United States are dealing with the problems that the Defense of Marriage Act incurs on them is now featured on American-Journal.org. The Legal Stranger Project offers an intimate look at the struggles that same-sex couples face as they attempt to navigate the convoluted legal system for [...]
Photographer Neil Fenton is looking for funding through Kickstarter to complete his project “The Lonely Coast and the Search for Californian Identity.” According to his project page on Kickstarter, his goal is “to create a body of work that represents the individuals who call the Pacific coast home. On the surface, it’s a documentary project [...]