The illegal wildlife trade and poaching are decimating the animals and landscapes of Africa. If you go there, it’s shocking. We hear about it and see these stories, but until you see it first hand it’s really hard to get your head wrapped around that. But there are solutions and we have to start looking [...]
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 [...]
The earnest saga of farming and ranching in northern Montana began with a misconception that verged on a lie: free land, enough to feed your family! But the land wasn’t quite free, and it was far from enough. Read the full story on National Geographic View the full essay on William Albert Allard’s website
National Geographic’s Randy Olson has some stunning images from Russia’s remote Kamchatka Peninsula which has some of the richest salmon runs in the Pacific, sustaining animals and communities. Now the fish need help. View the images on National Geographic’s Website.
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 [...]
“The photographer Platon took pictures of hundreds of men and women who volunteered to serve in the military and were sent to Iraq or Afghanistan. He followed them on their journey through training and deployment, after demobilization and in hospitals, to compile a portrait of the dedication of the armed services today.” –The New Yorker [...]
Photojournalist Jessica Dimmock’s The Ninth Floor documents a group of addicts who moved into the apartment of a former millionaire in a wealthy neighborhood in downtown Manhattan. This heart-wrenching and powerful project follows the apartment’s residents up to their eviction and follows several of them afterwards as they struggle to survive. For more please visit [...]
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.