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.
Alex Webb had published, The Suffering of Light, the first comprehensive monograph covering the career of the acclaimed American photojournalist. The book contains some of Webb’s most iconic images. Images from the book can be seen on Webb’s website at www.webbnorriswebb.com. The book, published by Aperture, can be purchased at www.aperture.org/books/books-new/suffering.html.
We interrupt the normal feature in this spot to take notice of the historic outcome of the U.S. Presidential Election. Barack Obama has become the first African-American to be elected to the office of President of the United States. This photo of Cleopatra Nelson was taken at a rally last week at James Madison University [...]
Commemorating the five year anniversary of the Iraq war, the March 2008 podcast features the work of photographer Peter van Agtmael and the music of Six Degrees Records artist, Niyaz. View Five Years in Iraq at Daylight Magazine.
Washington, D.C. based photojournalist Gabriela Bulisova has an excellent series of portraits of displaced Iraqis refugees who are now settling in the United States. Many had requested to be photographed not showing their faces and Bulisova does a wonderful job of executing the images under this restriction. Her essay can be seen on her Photoshelter archive [...]
Brooklyn, NY based photographer J. Carrier has a beautiful set of images on his Photoshelter archive from his work about Evangelism in Kenya. View the rest of his images from this story at: jcarrier.photoshelter.com. See more of his work at: www.foto-j.com.
John Maloof has created a website in dedication to the photographer Vivian Maier, a street photographer from the 1950-70′s. Maloof discovered her work at an auction in Chicago where Maier lived for 50 years. Her discovered work included over 40,000 mostly medium format negatives. Maier died April 21, 2009. See more of Maier’s work at [...]
From the 61st College Photographer of the Year Competition, Alison Yin’s Gold Medal winning entry in the Individual Online Multimedia category. Alison was a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. View her multimedia story at the CPOY website.