Washington Post photographer Michael S. Williamson has been traveling the United States for a story on the recession, using only his smartphone camera to document his travels. We are more than impressed.
View the essay on the Washington Post website: Michael S. Williamson’s On Recession Road (Click here).
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Two decades ago on Dec. 1, the first World AIDS Day drew attention to the global epidemic. Within two years, D.C. family doctor David Hilfiker, who had been working and living with the homeless, opened Joseph’s House in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, D.C., after noticing that an increasing number of them had been [...]
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.
The title of Chip Litherland’s blog post is “it’s the aperture, stupid.” We thought our reference to it needed to be more about the great images. Chip is know for his use of color and desire to find something different. It really shows in his recent coverage of politics in Florida. This guy has a [...]
From December 2007, Virginian-Pilot photojournalist Rich-Joseph Facun’s multimedia story about Dawn Weiss, a wife and mother of two, who was shot during an attempted robbery and paralyzed as a result. View Peace of Dawn on the Virginian-Pilot’s website.
Newspaper front pages around the world commemorate the historic election of Barack Obama as President of the United States. See more front pages at the Newseum’s Web site. Or all of them at once here.
Pete Marovich has created a series of images from items in the Harrisonburg Fire Department’s fire safety exhibit. The charred and burned items were collected by the fire department from fires in the city and have been a staple of the department’s fire safety education program for over 20 years. View BURNED here on Pete [...]
For Kristen Nelson, a widow at 20, the story of her husband’s sacrifice in Iraq cuts two ways. She’s immensely proud of his service. But on her worst days, she misses him almost unbearably. View the multimedia presentation on the MIlwaukee Journal Sentinel website.
Michelle Obama’s great-great-grandfather, Jim Robinson, worked as a slave on the Friendfield Plantation in Georgetown, S.C. Many of the slave quarters on the plantation still stand untouched and alone on the property. View the Washington Post Story: A Family’s Exodus from Slavery
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 [...]
Greg Kahn, with the Naples Daily News, won 1st place in the National Press Photographer Association’s monthly clip contest feature story category for the month of February (Region 6). His story of Dr. Melanio Villarosa, a pediatrician who lives in Naples, but built his practice in Immokalee because he said he was “called by God,” [...]