*** 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 [...]
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 [...]
Photojournalist Salvi Danés has an excellent set of images about gypsies in France and the celebration of the adoration of Sara Kali or Saint Sara, also known as Sara “the black.” Saint Sara is the patron saint of the Romanies (gypsies), the centre of its veneration. View the images on Salvi Danés’ website: www.salvidanes.com/portfolios/81101-saras-gypsies.
American-Journal has an essay about the Occupy Wall Street movement and its ongoing occupation of New York and Washington, D.C. The essay a bit lengthy, but it has images from both protests and it was shot by two different photographers. View the essay at American-Journal.org.
According to the Mental Health Program, at least 15 million Congolese have mental disorders and lack the resources western countries have. A report from the “Organisation suisse d’aide aux réfugiés” (OSAR) states that drugs used in western countries are nowhere to be found in the DRC. Most families are unable to assume the expenses of [...]
French freelance photojournalist Gerald Holubowicz has an excellent multimedia slideshow on his website called Wall Street – The Fall – September 2008. Gerald is based in New York since 2006 and specializes in news, portraits, still life and event imagery. View his Wall Street photo essay on his site www.gholubowicz.com.
There is a great essay on the Boston Globe’s Big Picture about the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), a mission established by the UN Security Council in 2001 to secure parts of Afghanistan to allow the establishment of Hamid Karzai’s new administration. View Afghanistan with the ISAF on the Big Picture
Photographer Oliver Weber shows the everyday life behind the oriental facade of the ancient city of Marrakech. Weber lives and works on the Canary Island of La Gomera. His specialty areas are reportage, portrait and what has come to be recognized as street photography. He has become more widely known through numerous features with reputable [...]
“Chiloe is an archipelago in the tenth region of Chile approximately 1,100 kilometers south of Santiago. Chiloe Stories is a collection of photographic and video essays. It includes personal stories of island life that reflect long-standing traditions and recent cultural and economic developments. They are stories about a way of life that may soon disappear. [...]
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.