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.
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.
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 [...]
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.
Photojournalist Pete Marovich has an iPhone essay about the inside of the U.S. Capitol on the current issue of American-Journal.org. Included is a discussion about the ethics of using iPhone applications to alter the look of images used for photojournalism. See more and take part in the discussion at www.american-journal.org. DISCLOSURE: Pete Marovich is a [...]
Photographer Alex Majoli has for years worked in some of the world’s most unsettled regions, crafting powerful portraits of the lives of men, women and children in places like war-torn Afghanistan, post-genocide Rwanda, and the poverty-ravaged favelas of Rio. But Majoli recently turned his lens on a world unlike any he’d chronicled before – namely, the tightly managed, downright secretive world [...]
After Aaron Huey’s powerful photographs of poverty, dysfunction and gang violence on the Pine Ridge reservation were published on Lens three years ago, the reaction was strong and swift. There were more than 100 comments, many from American Indians. Most applauded Mr. Huey’s work. But there were also many who thought it was a one-sided view of [...]
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.
Photographer Michael Webster’s photo essay about an endangered series of small cypress sloughs in Posey County, Indiana, known as Goose Pond being showcased on American-Journal.org. American-Journal is an online magazine featuring true stories about the people, places, events and icons that form the identity of the United States of America. See Michael Webster’s essay at: [...]
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.