Igor Posner’schapter fragments from a book project about St. Petersburg (2006-2009) – “Notes from Underground” (working title).
View the slideshow on BURN MAGAZINE.
If McGuire isn’t well known, she is certainly well practised – long a keen amateur photographer, she has 20 years of experience in PR and marketing and decided that “the switch to visual storytelling was my next challenge”. She was spurred into action in 2005 after moving to India, when she saw the fate of [...]
BURN Magazine is featuring a project by Spanish photojournalist Sebastian Liste about an abandoned chocolate factory in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, where sixty families live in poverty. Previously these families lived in the dangerous streets of the city until they decided to come together and occupy the factory. You can see the essay on BURN Magazine. [...]
Justin Partyka, a British photographer and writer based in the county of Norfolk, has a wonderful essay called The East Anglians on BURN Magazine. Situated on the east coast of Great Britain, East Anglia is one of the country’s most rural and agricultural regions. The flat landscape, massive skies and long farming heritage make East [...]
Connecticut based photographer Andrew Sullivan has a wonderful essay about how Harlem’s Jazz legacy is being preserved in the face of redevelopment. Sullivan was named a finalist for the Magnum Cultural Foundation’s inaugural David Alan Harvey Fund for Emerging Photographers in January 2008 for his Harlem Jazz story. View Sullivan’s Harlem Jazz at www.andrew-sullivan.com. (THE [...]
In my photographs, I have sought to avoid the common stereotypes frequently attributed to Orthodox Jews. I have attempted to show aspects of these women, their most spiritual ones, those that transcend their religion and its strict rules governing the sanctity of their bodies. I chose to delve into a deeper dimension of my subjects’ holiness–one [...]
“In the middle of the bustling Philippine city of Manila, home to almost 11 million people, lies the North Cemetery. Founded in 1904, it is the final resting place for several Filipino Presidents, celebrities, and hundreds of thousands of the city’s Catholic dead. However, since the 1960’s a new, living population has grown. In this [...]
Rodrigo Cruz – The Promised Land Every year, thousands of Central Americans from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras illegally enter Mexico via the southern border with the goal of reaching the United States in search of a better life. The journey is long and full of dangers, traveling for days as they cross the country [...]
Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey has launched Burn Magazine as an online magazine/journal on December 21, 2008. It is a spinoff of his popular blog “Road Trips” which he started in December of 2006. “Burn is born from an educational imperative and to bring strong photographic essays and powerful text to not only photographers, but to [...]
New York based photographer Anna Barry-Jester’s photography about a balloon factory in Argentina that turned worker run cooperative after the economic crisis in 2001. It’s one factory in a larger movement that includes hundreds of companies/organizations. See her images on www.annabarryjester.com.
Italian photographer Giulio di Sturco is featured on BURN Magazine with his images of Kashmiri Muslims and the revolution In Kashmir. The images are rich, layered and extremely well executed. The essay can be seen at www.burnmagazine.org. More work by Giulio can be found on his website www.giuliodisturco.it.