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.
“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.
The earnest saga of farming and ranching in northern Montana began with a misconception that verged on a lie: free land, enough to feed your family! But the land wasn’t quite free, and it was far from enough. Read the full story on National Geographic View the full essay on William Albert Allard’s website
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 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 Toni Greaves explores why the nuns of the Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary have chosen to lead a cloistered life. View the multimedia piece on Time Magazine’s web site.
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.
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 [...]