All we can say is that this work is very hard to look at. Getty photojournalist Brent Stirton’s story about AIDS in Ukraine which has the highest concentration of HIV+ people in Europe is a brutal story very well photographed.
See the story at www.reportagebygettyimages.com
Michael Itkoff has traveled the world since 2002 taking portraits of everyday people in the street. In Itkoff’s photographs a makeshift backdrop is held behind each of his subjects in London, Sydney, Hanoi, Bangkok, and New York. This technique, normally reserved for celebrity and commercial portraiture, creates a striking aesthetic isolating the subjects from their [...]
NPR sent photojournalist Justin Maxon to L.A.’s Skid Row for two days to produce this project to accompany an on-air series on Skid Row. There is a excellent slideshow of the images on NPR’s The Picture Show blog. View the audio slideshow on NPR’s website.
“Chiloe is an archipelago in the tenth region of Chile approximately 1,100 kilometers south of Santiago. Chiloe Stories is a collection of photographic and video essays. It includes personal stories of island life that reflect long-standing traditions and recent cultural and economic developments. They are stories about a way of life that may soon disappear. [...]
Photographer Amnon Gutman has offered this body of work about Palestinians trying to go through the barrier between Israel and the West Bank in order to work inside Israel, mainly as builders. “In June 2002, the government of Israel decided to erect a physical barrier to separate Israel and the West Bank in order to prevent the [...]
From the 61st College Photographer of the Year Competition, Alison Yin’s Gold Medal winning entry in the Individual Online Multimedia category. Alison was a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. View her multimedia story at the CPOY website.
Luka Dakskobler has some nice images from a project about an old German steam engine that runs on the famous Bohinj railway line or Transalpina as the Italians call it, built between 1900 and 1906 to connect Europe with the Adriatic Sea. It includes a renovated museum car and takes tourists for rides. You can see [...]
Photojournalist Tony Salgado covered the 2007 Writers Guild strike and has a nice multimedia piece on his website complete with interviews. You can check it out at his website: web.me.com/filmscope/STORYLINEUSA.COM/VIEW_MOVIE.html
Compelling images from Magnum Photographer John Vink documenting a dispute along the Cambodian Border. “The listing of the 11th century Preah Vihear temple as a UNESCO World Heritage Site has triggered a military reaction by Thailand along the disputed border the temple is located on. Some 700 Thai troops penetrated what is regarded by a [...]
Photojournalist Brendan Hoffman was in Haiti following the January 12, 2010 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the country, killing more than 200,000 people and devastating Port-au-Prince. He photographed survivors who were mostly left homeless and without food or resources at a refugee camp near the edge of the city that was erected on a private golf [...]
Krisanne Johnson photographed young black women with HIV and AIDS in Mississippi and New York. From TheFader.com