I recently came across a work in progress by Baltimore, Maryland photographer Jonathan Hanson. He is “examining the daily life” in his city which he calls a “complex relationship with drugs, poverty, crime and the struggle to preserve community.”
I am looking forward to seeing more of this project.
Take at look at his work-in-progress at www.jonathanhansonphotography.com.
Peter Turnley’s 50-image essay of the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti is featured on The Online Photographer. As usual, Peter’s work is comprehensive, compassionate, and personal. View Peter Turnley’s essay on The Online Photographer.
Todd Heisler’s essay on the “Gold Coats”, a group of inmates at the California Men’s Colony, help aging inmates who are suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s. Many of the Gold Coats are serving life sentences. See the essay on the NYT Lens Blog (Behind Bars and Beginning to Forget).
Photojournalist Mario Tama has spent the last 5 years covering the aftermath of hurricane Katrina. A great selection of his images are featured on the New York Times LENS Blog. Click here for Mario Tama’s essay. More of Tama’s work can be found on his website www.mariotama.com.
This is story of one man, fighting alone against a giant insurance company, to get necessary rehabilitative care for his young wife, Marian. Please help us, Steve’s friends, save his family. None of us can give him all he needs, but a lot of us can give a teeny bit. Together, we can do it. Photojournalist Stephen Coddington and [...]
The Sacramento Bee blog, The Frame, has a collection of images from the Associated Press showing the plight of children being orphaned from the conflict in the Congo. View the images on The Frame.
Cité Militaire.Port-au-Prince.Haiti. Brazilian soldiers on patrol in the streets of Cité Militaire. From Ricardo Garcia Vilanova’s blog.
Zack Arias posted on his blog a video he made about the self-doubt and anxiety that photographers face from time to time. He tells of how he seems to go through a yearly cycle of ups and downs. We almost stopped watching, but it all starts to make sense and really gets good a minute [...]
Very cool photo on Chicago Tribune photographer Scott Strazzante’s blog of the Water Cube in Beijing being reflected off of a car. See the bigger version on his “Shooting From the Hip” Blog.
Photojournalist Jenna Isaacson’s work-in progress on the culture of thrift stores in the United States is now featured on American-Journal.org. All Thrifty States is a photography project aimed at documenting thrift stores in each of the 50 states. Part journalism, part art and part sociology, the project spotlights thrift culture, regional donation patterns, environmentally friendly consumption and the [...]
Brian Frank has a compelling photographic essay documenting the violence stemming from the drug war in Mexico in 2008. See Frank’s essay on Vewd.