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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Czech Republic photojournalist Jan Sochor has a slideshow illustrating the intense poverty and dire living conditions in Haiti. Sochor is based in South America and Europe. You can view his slideshow on his website at www.jansochor.com.
VII photographer Tomas van Houtryve slipped into North Korea twice, posing as an investor looking to open a chocolate factory. He gained unprecedented access to a variety of locations in North Korea, many of which had never before been seen by a Western photographer. View his excellent images from inside North Korea on his website [...]
Alex Webb had published, The Suffering of Light, the first comprehensive monograph covering the career of the acclaimed American photojournalist. The book contains some of Webb’s most iconic images. Images from the book can be seen on Webb’s website at www.webbnorriswebb.com. The book, published by Aperture, can be purchased at www.aperture.org/books/books-new/suffering.html.
Patrick Cavan Brown calls his series of images taken in orphanages around the world his opus. Presented on his website are images from the long-term project inspired by the House of Hope in Haiti. View Patrick’s Images at www.shadowdetails.com.
James Whitlow Delano’s coverage of Cyclone Nargis, a category 4 storm, that slammed into Burma’s Irrawaddy River Delta in May 2008, is one of the entries in the 2009 PhotoPhilanthropy Awards. View the essay here at www.photophilanthropy.org. More of James Whitlow Delano’s work can be found on his website www.jameswhitlowdelano.com.