American-Journal.org has an essay by Pete Marovich and a story by Jenny Jones about the Bill Pickett Rodeo and the Legacy of the Black Cowboy.
See the essay at www.american-journal.org.
Children often dream of playing major league baseball or being an actress, but for many of these women, it was to be a queen. Praised as a positive role model for young girls, protested as degrading to women and shamed by scandals, beauty pageants have become an American icon. It is a world where artificial [...]
Photographer Michael Kamber and veteran Joseph White narrate a multimedia presentation about the side of war that most people never see or hear about. The podcast was produced in collaboration with November Eleven. View The Battlespace Project.
Photojournalist Jessica Dimmock’s The Ninth Floor documents a group of addicts who moved into the apartment of a former millionaire in a wealthy neighborhood in downtown Manhattan. This heart-wrenching and powerful project follows the apartment’s residents up to their eviction and follows several of them afterwards as they struggle to survive. For more please visit [...]
Life.com is featuring the work of photojournalist Seamus Murphy who has been documenting life in Afghanistan since 1994. Murphy also wants to create a documentary film about his experiences and the changes he’s witnessed while photographing the country. If you want to see some truly stunning B&W images from his project go to www.life.com. Wonderful work here. You can [...]
The illegal wildlife trade and poaching are decimating the animals and landscapes of Africa. If you go there, it’s shocking. We hear about it and see these stories, but until you see it first hand it’s really hard to get your head wrapped around that. But there are solutions and we have to start looking [...]
James Nachtwey’s Struggle to Live essay on BURN Magazine is the publication’s first sponsored photographer essay made possible by the generosity of BD.BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) is a global medical technology company that is focused on improving drug delivery, enhancing the diagnosis of infectious diseases and cancers, and advancing drug discovery. View Nachtwey’s essay [...]
Independent photographer Elena Perlino has an excellent look into legalized prostitution in France. Elena Perlino currently lives in northern Italy. Click here to see the essay on David Alan Harvey’s BURN MAGAZINE. You can view more of Elena’s work on her website: www.elenaperlino.com.
The Lucie Awards Photography Magazine of the Year went to Burn Magazine, an online publication created and curated by photographer David Alan Harvey. It is the first time the Photography Magazine of the Year award has recognized an electronic-only publication. The magazine, which was launched less than a year ago, has already established itself as a leading venue for photography.
This portrait of my grandfather, James W. Shockley, is one of the images I hold most dear from my personal project about the American West. I made this photograph a number of years ago in my grandfather’s workshop, outside of Farmington. The place remains almost unchanged since my youth, and is such a central part [...]
“The photographer Platon took pictures of hundreds of men and women who volunteered to serve in the military and were sent to Iraq or Afghanistan. He followed them on their journey through training and deployment, after demobilization and in hospitals, to compile a portrait of the dedication of the armed services today.” –The New Yorker [...]