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.
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 Tasmanian parliament will soon vote on a comprehensive forest management plan which, if it passes, will protect nearly half a million acres of the island’s wild forests. The agreement is seen as the best chance to end the heated three-decade dispute over control of the forests involving loggers, conservationists, and the state government. The plan includes [...]
“Selected images from 30 years of work by internationally known photojournalist Reza Deghati. From Asia to Africa these photographs witness the torments of war and revolution and express the power of beauty and hope behind human tragedy.” — National Geographic View Reza Deghati’s One World One Tribe exhibit showcased on The Digital Journalist.
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 [...]
U.S.News & World Report spent time with seven people over 90 whose vitality is testament to lives well lived. Their exceptional multimedia piece can be found on their website at www.usnews,com/oldest.
“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 [...]
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.
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.
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, 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, Gordon Parks and W. Eugene Smith. Search the Life archive on Google.