The Lucie Awards Photography Magazine of the Year went to Burn Magazine, an online publication created and curated by photographer David Alan Harvey. It is the first time the Photography Magazine of the Year award has recognized an electronic-only publication. The magazine, which was launched less than a year ago, has already established itself as a leading venue for photography.
Life.com is featuring the work of photojournalist Seamus Murphy who has been documenting life in Afghanistan since 1994. Murphy also wants to create a documentary film about his experiences and the changes he’s witnessed while photographing the country. If you want to see some truly stunning B&W images from his project go to www.life.com. Wonderful work here. You can [...]
There is a story on American-Journal.org about a family that began a tradition of placing Christmas wreaths on the graves of fallen soldiers in the National Cemetery at Quantico. Very moving. Read the story and see the photos at: american-journal.org/2011/12/a-holiday-of-healing/ Please feel free to return to this page and comment on the work we have [...]
The Tasmanian parliament will soon vote on a comprehensive forest management plan which, if it passes, will protect nearly half a million acres of the island’s wild forests. The agreement is seen as the best chance to end the heated three-decade dispute over control of the forests involving loggers, conservationists, and the state government. The plan includes [...]
A new Google service went online this week offering millions of full-screen-resolution images from LIFE magazine’s historic archive. The archive is available on Google Images, the search engine company’s index of digital pictures. The archive is fill of LIFE magazine’s classic shots by photojournalism icons like Margaret Bourke-White, Gordon Parks and W. Eugene Smith. Search the Life archive on Google.
“Selected images from 30 years of work by internationally known photojournalist Reza Deghati. From Asia to Africa these photographs witness the torments of war and revolution and express the power of beauty and hope behind human tragedy.” — National Geographic View Reza Deghati’s One World One Tribe exhibit showcased on The Digital Journalist.
Anna Kari’s photography with Vivienne Walt’s narration provides a stunning portrait of the biggest maternity hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The country has one of the world’s highest maternal death rates. You can view the multimedia presentation at Time.
Wars do not mark the beginning of the 21st Century in Latin America. Acts of violence, however, have taken the lives of so many men, left so many women widowed and so many children orphaned, just as the conflicts in other parts of the world the television chooses to portray. Everyday life and social change [...]
Children often dream of playing major league baseball or being an actress, but for many of these women, it was to be a queen. Praised as a positive role model for young girls, protested as degrading to women and shamed by scandals, beauty pageants have become an American icon. It is a world where artificial [...]