In this powerful video Ed Kashi discusses his work in Madagascar and the Niger Delta and the environmental degradation therein.
Check out Ed’s site here: http://edkashi.com/
Czech Republic photojournalist Jan Sochor has a slideshow illustrating the intense poverty and dire living conditions in Haiti. Sochor is based in South America and Europe. You can view his slideshow on his website at www.jansochor.com.
New York City based Maynard Switzer, specializing in beauty and fashion photography, has recently broadened his creative horizons to pursue travel, portrait and landscape photography. We think he is off to a great start. See Switzer’s images from Burma on his web site at www.maynardswitzer.com.
Seattle based Matt Lutton has a wonderful black and white essay on Seattle’s homeless. View Lutton’s Homeless essay on his website www.mattlutton.com.
Compelling images from Magnum Photographer John Vink documenting a dispute along the Cambodian Border. “The listing of the 11th century Preah Vihear temple as a UNESCO World Heritage Site has triggered a military reaction by Thailand along the disputed border the temple is located on. Some 700 Thai troops penetrated what is regarded by a [...]
New Delhi based Aditya Kapoor has a look inside the training sessions of Pehlwan wrestlers in India. Wrestling in India called ‘Kushti’, is a dying art that traces its roots to the 5th century BC. See Aditya Kapoor’s essay on his website at www.adityakapoor.com.
NPR sent photojournalist Justin Maxon to L.A.’s Skid Row for two days to produce this project to accompany an on-air series on Skid Row. There is a excellent slideshow of the images on NPR’s The Picture Show blog. View the audio slideshow on NPR’s website.
Photographer Neil Fenton is looking for funding through Kickstarter to complete his project “The Lonely Coast and the Search for Californian Identity.” According to his project page on Kickstarter, his goal is “to create a body of work that represents the individuals who call the Pacific coast home. On the surface, it’s a documentary project [...]
University of Florida student Tim Hussin has been named the 63rd College Photographer of the Year following judging at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Hussin was awarded the gold in the portfolio category as well as gold in multimedia – individual still image/audio story or essay. He also won silver in the same [...]
Photographer Ryan Scherb has spent a lot of time with Emergency Medical Technicians for his work-in-progress that is being showcased on American-Journal.org. There are many great images that give an intimate look into the work of these lifesavers. See the essay at www.american-journal.org.
VII Photo has a feature about the battles between rival gangs and ethnic groups that are resulting in a movement of people and in a new formation of the old problem of gang violence. View Ron Haviv’s “All My Enemies.”