Washington, D.C. based freelance photojournalist Astrid Riecken was recently named the White House News Photographer Association’s Still Photographer of the Year. One of the essays in her winning portfolio is a beautifully photographed black and white piece about Jazz legend Edward ‘Butch’ Warren. Warren played with Jazz greats Miles Davis, Donald Byrd, Dexter Gordon, Herbie [...]
James Gregg, photojournalist with the Arizona Daily Star won first place in January for a wonderful story about a homeless man in Tucson. You can see the full story on the National Press Photographer’s web site at www.nppa.org.
Masaru Goto has been documenting people in the south of Thailand since early 2004. He has traveled through rural armed Buddhist villages, as well as Muslim villages, which are classified as “red zones” where support for the separatists is strong. Since 2004, more than 2,700 people have been killed and over 7,000 injured in the deep south of Thailand, [...]
Los Angeles Times photographer Luis Sinco made James Blake Miller an emblem of the war. The image would change both of their lives and connect them in ways neither imagined. View the L.A. Times Story: The Marlboro Marine
An essay by political photojournalist Pete Marovich is being featured on David Alan Harvey’s BURN Magazine. The essay is a collection of images that he has made over the past few years covering politics in the Nation’s Capitol. View the essay on BURN Magazine.
Sole Man Times-Picayune photojournalist Jennifer Zdon has a well done multimedia piece mixing video and stills about the dying art of the shoe shine man. It is embedded here courtesy of the Times-Picayune in New Orleans. Direct link here: The Times-Picayune
Rocky Mountain News photojournalist Preston Gannaway spend a week exploring local non-profits for the Rocky Mountain News’s annual “Season to Share” section. She has a multimedia presentation of one man that she spent a day with at one of the agencies profiled. Gannaway’s project, Remember Me, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for feature photography in [...]
The San Jose Mercury News multimedia story about Sunnyvale Mobile Home dwellers fighting for their homes then relocate after developers take over their property. View Uprooted at the San Jose Mercury News website.