An essay by political photojournalist Pete Marovich is being featured on David Alan Harvey’s BURN Magazine. The essay is a collection of images that he has made over the past few years covering politics in the Nation’s Capitol. View the essay on BURN Magazine.
The San Jose Mercury News multimedia story about Sunnyvale Mobile Home dwellers fighting for their homes then relocate after developers take over their property. View Uprooted at the San Jose Mercury News website.
There is a heart-wrenching essay about a family being evicted from their home in Colorado in The Washington Post. Getty photographer John Moore had amazing access and captured some very sad moments. Great work covering a true American economic tragedy. See the essay at www.washingtonpost.com. Note: Of course there is the obligatory advertisement first.
The newly re-launched American-Journal.org has a new look at photojournalist Melissa Lyttle’s “Girl in the Window” story. Three years after the story ran in the St. Petersburg Times, Lyttle and writer Lane DeGregory revisited the family to find out what’s changed, and perhaps, more importantly, what hasn’t. While editing her photos each night during one [...]
“As a sweet-faced baby Marlon Barton, right, pictured with his mother, Pearile Barton, sister, Mary Barton and father, Larry Barton, made everyone smile. Marlon was almost 18 months old before he was identified with autism. Now that he is full grown, no one knows quite what to do with him. Barton is 6 foot 2 inches tall and weighs [...]
Sacred Ground -The Building of the Pentagon Memorial The Washington Post has interactive videos and photo galleries of the building, design, and dedication of the Pentagon Memorial. View the Washington Post presentation here.
The Chicago Tribune has an excellent multimedia piece about a woman fleeing an abusive relationship and coming to the United States from Mexico. Mariana de la Torre illegally crossed the border in a car trunk seeking a better life. It was not going to be that easy. She was diagnosed with cervical cancer, eight months after arriving in [...]
Los Angeles Times photographer Luis Sinco made James Blake Miller an emblem of the war. The image would change both of their lives and connect them in ways neither imagined. View the L.A. Times Story: The Marlboro Marine
One day I was walking with a female friend in Tehran when she was pulled away by the police and held in one of their offices for a few hours. Her crime? She wasn’t wearing the proper hijab — the head scarf that, in some interpretations of Islam, women must wear whenever they are in the [...]
Corey Perrine, staff photographer at The Telegraph in Nashua, NH, spent some time with the man known as Santa to everyone in town. “Ron Belhumeur of Nashua has been donning the crimson robes of Santa Claus for 12 years. What started as a gig here and there blossomed into something much more. A trucker by [...]