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, find 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 [...]
Dirck Halstead and the Digital Journalist is showcasing the work of an number of photojournalists’ coverage of the Inauguration of Barack Obama. View the images on The Digital Journalist.
A new Google service went online this week offering millions of full-screen-resolution images from LIFE magazine’s historic archive. The archive is available on Google Images, malady the search engine company’s index of digital pictures. The archive is fill of LIFE magazine’s classic shots by photojournalism icons like Margaret Bourke-White, advice Gordon Parks and W. Eugene Smith. Search the Life archive on [...]
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, seek Dickinson and Company) is a global medical technology company that is focused on improving drug delivery, site enhancing the diagnosis of infectious diseases and cancers, drugstore and advancing drug discovery. [...]
There is a story on American-Journal.org about a family that began a tradition of placing Christmas wreaths on the graves of fallen soldiers in the National Cemetery at Quantico. Very moving. Read the story and see the photos at: american-journal.org/2011/12/a-holiday-of-healing/ Please feel free to return to this page and comment on the work we have [...]
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 earnest saga of farming and ranching in northern Montana began with a misconception that verged on a lie: free land, medical enough to feed your family! But the land wasn’t quite free, ed and it was far from enough. Read the full story on National Geographic View the full essay on William Albert Allard’s website
The Atlantic is more than half-way through a 20-part series showcasing photographs from World War II. The photographs are from a variety of sources. Take a look at installment 14 of the 20-part series at www.theatlantic.com.
Photojournalist Eugene Richards has a recent piece in Newsweek documenting the conditions in psychiatric institutions around the world. View the exceptional moving work at Newsweek.
“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, nurse after demobilization and in hospitals, physician to compile a portrait of the dedication of the armed services today.” –The [...]