American photographer Greg Constantine spent a month photographing Nubians in a Nairobi slum Kibera. The Nubians are just one chapter in Greg’s project “Nowhere People.” His work has been recognized on the NYT Lens Blog.
View Greg’s images on the NYT Lens Blog.
More from the “Nowhere People” project can be seem at www.nowherepeople.org.
IMPACT: An Online Exhibition. Visit the inaugural IMPACT online exhibition, a new project exploring the blog medium as a venue for photographic work. RESOLVE is excited to be hosting this experimental new project. Each “gallery” includes a series of images a photographer has uploaded to their blog along with the same IMPACT logo, all related [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Photographer and photo editor Geoffrey Hiller has created Verve to feature photos and interviews by the finest young image makers today. Verve is a reminder of the power of the still image. Verve will also point you to new photo agencies, publications and inspiring multimedia projects. Visit Verve Photo.
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.
The Chicago Tribune’s Scott Strazzante found another great moment while on assignment shooting the Taylor Swift concert. Read his thoughts on the photo and see it full size on his blog: “Shooting from the hip”.
In 2008, Josh Meltzer, staff photographer and multimedia journalist at The Roanoke Times in Roanoke, Virginia, accepted a Fulbright Scholarship to work and teach in Mexico. There he created a multimedia project about the migration of indigenous families within Mexico. A selection of his work from his Fulbright year won the Grand Prize Professional Award [...]
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 [...]
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).
The New York Times LENS blog has a feature on the Photo League which 60 years ago, being the victim of Cold War witch hunts and blacklists, shut down after 15 years of trailblazing documentary photography. The group influenced a generation of photographers who transformed the documentary tradition. See more on at lens.blogs.nytimes.com.