The NYT LENS blog has a feature on photographer Jules Allen’s new book “Double Up.” A retrospective of images he made 30 years ago at Gleason’s Gym in New York. He has gone there to train and he ended up making photographs.
Really cool stuff here.
Read the NYT LENS story at lens.blogs.nytimes.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 [...]
Cité Militaire.Port-au-Prince.Haiti. Brazilian soldiers on patrol in the streets of Cité Militaire. From Ricardo Garcia Vilanova’s blog.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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 [...]
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 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.