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.
An estimated 20,000 children were born from rapes committed during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Intended Consequences chronicles the lives of these women. Their narratives are embodied in portrait photographs, interviews and oral reflections about the daily challenges they face today. View the presentation on MediaStorm.
This is a glimpse into the daily lives of a Cretan family, my family, entitled Life from Death, Κρήτη. The reason for the title is because my family has sustained a livelihood as butchers. Literally, they live – put food on the table, pay medical bills and mortgages, cloth their bodies – from the death [...]
London based photojournalist Mimi Mollica traveled on assignment to India from the NGO Leonard Cheshire International, to photograph the activities they bring forward to help people with disability in the poorest areas of the country. This set of pictures cuts across the different areas that she visited, from the Academy for Blind in Bangalore, to the [...]
NEW YORK, NEW YORK (October 3, 2008) – Award-winning photojournalist James Nachtwey revealed today the disease XDR-TB as the subject of his TED Prize wish. Nachtwey is premiering a slideshow that is the culmination of his wish to share an underreported worldwide story using news photography in the digital age. The story will be spread [...]
Chilean born photojournalist Tomas Munita has a set of images on the NYT LENS blog for a story about how after President Hosni Mubarak’s rule was toppled, the euphoria of Egypt’s political spring has broken down into feelings of discontent. See more at NYT LENS: www.nytimes.com.
Photojournalist Pete Marovich is trying to raise awareness of the plight of the Gullah/Geechee people of the Sea Islands along the southeastern coast of the United States. Direct descendants of enslaved Africans, the Gullah/Geechee are fighting to hold on to their land and culture in the face of development. He is raising funds to complete [...]
Luka Dakskobler has some nice images from a project about an old German steam engine that runs on the famous Bohinj railway line or Transalpina as the Italians call it, built between 1900 and 1906 to connect Europe with the Adriatic Sea. It includes a renovated museum car and takes tourists for rides. You can see [...]
Russian born Diana Markosian, a freelance photojournalist and multimedia producer working out of Russia and the former Soviet Union, has a great set of images on her portfolio site about the areas around the Chernobyl nuclear plant. Normally we do not feature work unless there is a direct link to it, but we thought this was [...]
Photographer and writer Suchitra Vijayan has been photographing stories along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border for the past few years. Here is a link to some of her very interesting work. See more at www.suchitravijayan.com
Brent Stirton, senior staff photographer for the assignment division of Getty Images, New York, has a compelling essay on his web site about the Conservation Rangers from an gorilla Anti-Poaching unit Virunga National Park, Eastern Congo from 2007. View Brent’s work at www.brentstirton.com.