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/
. All we can say is that this work is very hard to look at. Getty photojournalist Brent Stirton’s story about AIDS in Ukraine which has the highest concentration of HIV+ people in Europe is a brutal story very well photographed. See the story at www.reportagebygettyimages.com
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.”
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Eileen Mignoni’s website is her professional thesis project in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Facing Deportation is a look at the families impacted by North Carolina’s immigration policies. View the project at www.facingdeportation.org
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 [...]
James Whitlow Delano’s coverage of Cyclone Nargis, a category 4 storm, that slammed into Burma’s Irrawaddy River Delta in May 2008, is one of the entries in the 2009 PhotoPhilanthropy Awards. View the essay here at www.photophilanthropy.org. More of James Whitlow Delano’s work can be found on his website www.jameswhitlowdelano.com.
The Digital Journalist August feature story is about Seamus Murphy’s recent book, “A Darkness Visible,” published in 2008 by Saqi Books of London, a retrospective of his work in Afghanistan since 1994. Murphy is a photojournalist with the VII Network. View the story on The Digital Journalist. View the images from the book on the Digital [...]
Afghanistan based photojournalist Zalmaï has an essay about the ongoing internal conflicts between La FARC and other paramilitary groups In Colombia that have forced more than 3.3 million flee their homes and seek shelter elsewhere in the country. The displaced people mostly come from the countryside and move to big cities like Bogota, Medellin, or Cartagena. [...]