Patrick Cavan Brown calls his series of images taken in orphanages around the world his opus. Presented on his website are images from the long-term project inspired by the House of Hope in Haiti. View Patrick’s Images at www.shadowdetails.com.
“Close to the Edge will try to assess situations where there is vulnerability to abuse or trafficking, where the individual freedom of choice of the younger Cambodian generations is threatened. Minors forced into prostitution through poverty or drug use, virginities sold in brothels, children used for begging by their parents or by organised structures, orphans [...]
In January 2008, Ricky and Kristy Dunlap lost their home to foreclosure. Recently, the family of six was joined by Kristy’s brother Randy, his wife Heather and their three children. All 11 share a 1,008-square-foot double-wide trailer in Shallotte, North Carolina. View Chris Carmichael’s multimedia story about the Dunlaps.
Chilean born photojournalist Tomas Munita has a set of images on the NYT LENS blog for a story about how after President Hosni Mubarak’s rule was toppled, the euphoria of Egypt’s political spring has broken down into feelings of discontent. See more at NYT LENS: www.nytimes.com.
Michele Palazzi’s images on Foto8 documents the everyday life of the Roma people living in the via Gordiani gypsy camp, a place where the social situation is less problematic than in other camps, but where the families live under strict state control – definitive confirmation of being a second class citizen. View Michele Palazzi’s images [...]
Michael Itkoff has traveled the world since 2002 taking portraits of everyday people in the street. In Itkoff’s photographs a makeshift backdrop is held behind each of his subjects in London, Sydney, Hanoi, Bangkok, and New York. This technique, normally reserved for celebrity and commercial portraiture, creates a striking aesthetic isolating the subjects from their [...]
NEW YORK, NEW YORK (October 3, 2008) – Award-winning photojournalist James Nachtwey revealed today the disease XDR-TB as the subject of his TED Prize wish. Nachtwey is premiering a slideshow that is the culmination of his wish to share an underreported worldwide story using news photography in the digital age. The story will be spread [...]
Paris based photojournalist Emmanuel Fradin has some moving images from Chernobyl showing the current state of the area resulting from the nuclear accident on the 26th of April 1986 after the explosion of reactor number four at the Chernobyl plant, near Pripyat in the Ukrainian SSR. Four hundred times more fallout was released than had been by the atomic bombing [...]