All we can say is SPECTACULAR! From Douglas Menuez website: “The Orphans of Uganda follows the inspiring journey of twenty orphans who overcame tremendous hardships to form a dance troupe and become cultural ambassadors for their troubled country. They have brought their intense energy and joy to audiences across the US over the past ten [...]
A sharp increase in global unemployment rates was one of the well-observed results of the economical crisis rose in the last months of 2008. In many countries, following the crisis, the unemployment rate set new records, sometimes even month by month. More and more unemployed are seen to have taken to the streets to make [...]
From the 61st College Photographer of the Year Competition, Alison Yin’s Gold Medal winning entry in the Individual Online Multimedia category. Alison was a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. View her multimedia story at the CPOY website.
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 [...]
Michele Palazzi’s images on Foto8 documents the everyday life of the Roma people living in the via Gordiani gypsy camp, a place where the social situation is less problematic than in other camps, but where the families live under strict state control – definitive confirmation of being a second class citizen. View Michele Palazzi’s images [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
“In wildness is the preservation of the world.” — Thoreau For me there is no better place to stretch myself as a photographer than in the natural world. Just minutes outside of Washington, DC is the dramatic wildness of the Potomac River Gorge. It is a spectacular bit of nature that beckons to the adventurer, the [...]