This is an incredible story by Times staff photographer Melissa Lyttle and staff writer Lane DeGregory, of a feral child that was discovered by Plant City, Florida police three years ago. View the multimedia presentation at Tampabay.com.
The Chicago Tribune has an excellent multimedia piece about a woman fleeing an abusive relationship and coming to the United States from Mexico. Mariana de la Torre illegally crossed the border in a car trunk seeking a better life. It was not going to be that easy. She was diagnosed with cervical cancer, eight months after arriving in [...]
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, [...]
“As a sweet-faced baby Marlon Barton, right, pictured with his mother, Pearile Barton, sister, Mary Barton and father, Larry Barton, made everyone smile. Marlon was almost 18 months old before he was identified with autism. Now that he is full grown, no one knows quite what to do with him. Barton is 6 foot 2 inches tall and weighs [...]
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.
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 [...]
Corey Perrine, staff photographer at The Telegraph in Nashua, NH, spent some time with the man known as Santa to everyone in town. “Ron Belhumeur of Nashua has been donning the crimson robes of Santa Claus for 12 years. What started as a gig here and there blossomed into something much more. A trucker by [...]
Michelle Obama’s great-great-grandfather, Jim Robinson, worked as a slave on the Friendfield Plantation in Georgetown, S.C. Many of the slave quarters on the plantation still stand untouched and alone on the property. View the Washington Post Story: A Family’s Exodus from Slavery