From Guillaume Poli: Spread between Turkey, Iran, Irak and Syria, the Kurds make the world’s biggest landless minority. In Turkey, they represent 25% of the population and despite this, they face a significant assimilation policy. Have they not been called “The Mountainous Turks” due to their original lands in the mountains in EasternTurkey ? The [...]
Tim Hussin has a moving multimedia piece on his website about a family who returned home from work to find their home destroyed by fire. Hussin followed the family for a week as they picked up their lives and found a new place to live. Hussin, a graduate of the University of Florida, has won the [...]
During the summer months in Boulder, Colorado, locals and visitors migrate to Boulder Creek to play, relive tradition, and escape the heat. In this Rocky Mountain town of 100,000, a flowing creek provides the ideal environment to create and channel summertime experiences into lasting memories. Due to the nature of seasonality in the northern hemisphere, [...]
Paris based Baptiste Giroudon’s essay “Working With Democracy” is featured on BURN Magazine. His project, which he says is “a photographic research of the concept of Democracy”, intends to show where and how in the globalized world, the concept of democracy can be “understood, reclaimed and put forward.” I am not sure if the images [...]
NPR sent photojournalist Justin Maxon to L.A.’s Skid Row for two days to produce this project to accompany an on-air series on Skid Row. There is a excellent slideshow of the images on NPR’s The Picture Show blog. View the audio slideshow on NPR’s website.
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 [...]
Italian photojournalist Marco Baroncini’s excellent work about the Roma or Gypsies living in poverty and suffering from discrimination in Rome, Italy is featured on the New York Times photography blog LENS. See his exceptional images at on LENS. His portfolio, also filled with excellent work can be found at www.marcobaroncini.com.
Paris based photojournalist Emmanuel Fradin has some moving images from Chernobyl showing the current state of the area resulting from the nuclear accident on the 26th of April 1986 after the explosion of reactor number four at the Chernobyl plant, near Pripyat in the Ukrainian SSR. Four hundred times more fallout was released than had been by the atomic bombing [...]