Michael Webster’s essay explores Congress of Curious Peoples at Coney Island, New York in a recent essay on American-Journal.org
See it here: www.american-journal.org.
John Maloof has created a website in dedication to the photographer Vivian Maier, a street photographer from the 1950-70′s. Maloof discovered her work at an auction in Chicago where Maier lived for 50 years. Her discovered work included over 40,000 mostly medium format negatives. Maier died April 21, 2009. See more of Maier’s work at [...]
When I started looking at photojournalist Justin Mott’s website, I could not get past the first essay. It just plain stopped me cold. Mott has an excellent essay about the Ba Vi Orphanage near Hanoi, Vietnam that is caring for 124 severely disabled and abandoned children that are believed to be 3rd generation Agent Orange [...]
The Digital Journalist is featuring images from the more than two decades David Turnley has covered Nelson Mandela. His recently published book “MANDELA!: Struggle & Triumph,” chronicles South Africa’s emergence from apartheid. See the presentation on The Digital Journalist.
Michael Itkoff has traveled the world since 2002 taking portraits of everyday people in the street. In Itkoff’s photographs a makeshift backdrop is held behind each of his subjects in London, Sydney, Hanoi, Bangkok, and New York. This technique, normally reserved for celebrity and commercial portraiture, creates a striking aesthetic isolating the subjects from their [...]
Mumbai, India based photojournalist Dhiraj Singh’ work about the Naga Sadhu, one of the many sects of holy men in India. View Dhiraj’s Naga Sadhu on his Lightstalker’s Gallery.
Andrea Morales essay, Extracted Dreams, Implanted Realities, an examination of girls growing up in southeast Ohio is featured on American-Journal.org. The project won TIME Magazine’s 2011 inaugural Next Generation Photography Contest. Student photographers were invited to submit a portfolio for review by TIME’s editors. Morales won the top prize of $2,500 and a portfolio review [...]
Washington D.C. photographer Stephen Voss spent some time in Detroit recently and visited some of the closed public schools there. Nearly 30 public schools sit empty in Detroit, having been closed due to budget cuts. Many of the closed schools were left unsecured and subsequently have been vandalized and torn apart by thieves looking for [...]
UK based photographer Mark Seager has a slideshow on his website with images from a book project he is working on called Palestinian Taxi. View Mark’s multimedia presentation on his website www.markseager.com.
Photojournalist Brendan Hoffman was in Haiti following the January 12, 2010 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the country, killing more than 200,000 people and devastating Port-au-Prince. He photographed survivors who were mostly left homeless and without food or resources at a refugee camp near the edge of the city that was erected on a private golf [...]
*** Contributor Submission *** TIPUSIM.com in Jerusalem is an online photojournalism project by photographer Nir Alon honoring the residents of Jerusalem. Photographer’s statement: The essence of Jerusalem isn’t hidden under ancient stones. It isn’t masked by a cloud of mysticism and belief. It isn’t buried in pages of history. The essence of Jerusalem is alive [...]