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.
Photographer Amnon Gutman has offered this body of work about Palestinians trying to go through the barrier between Israel and the West Bank in order to work inside Israel, mainly as builders. “In June 2002, the government of Israel decided to erect a physical barrier to separate Israel and the West Bank in order to prevent the [...]
Photojournalist Danny Ghitis has a very nice collection of images on Kushti Wrestling on his website. For more of the essay visit dannyghitis.com. Danny is based in Brooklyn, NY.
German photographer Ole Elfenkaemper has a really nice set of images from his story “Waiting for a Better Past,” about the environment and the working class in Albania. See more of the work on his website: Waiting for a Better Past. Please feel free to return to this page and comment on the work we [...]
David Holloway takes a look at the National Champion Chuckwagon Races held in Clinton, Arkansas. See David’s work on A Photo A Day. More of David’s work can be found on his website onethousandwords.net.
Documenting what Americans throws out. by Jenna Isaacson Pfueller All Thrifty States aims to document in stills, audio and video the people, scenes and items found in thrift stores nationwide. The project hopes to provide a window into the regional selections of used goods, the current economic climate in America, the breadth of organizations that [...]
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 [...]
Washington D.C. photographer Stephen Voss spent some time in Detroit recently and visited some of the closed public schools there. Nearly 30 public schools sit empty in Detroit, having been closed due to budget cuts. Many of the closed schools were left unsecured and subsequently have been vandalized and torn apart by thieves looking for [...]
*** 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 [...]
In 2008 more than 55,000 families lost their homes in North Carolina. For many, it was an inability to keep up with their increasing adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) that ultimately led them to lose their home. In a sad and ironic turn, the 8-year term of President George W. Bush, who vigorously endorsed a culture [...]
VII photographer Tomas van Houtryve slipped into North Korea twice, posing as an investor looking to open a chocolate factory. He gained unprecedented access to a variety of locations in North Korea, many of which had never before been seen by a Western photographer. View his excellent images from inside North Korea on his website [...]