I never planned on becoming a photographer. But just like a great photo, it was a matter of coincidence… a combination of, “right time, right place”. I was lucky. For the past forty years, I’ve been a commercial photographer. Those assignments introduced me to people that I never thought I’d meet and gave me the [...]
We found this image on Martin Fuchs’ portfolio site. Fuchs is a freelance photographer based in Vienna, Austria. Fuchs is an editor and producer for Magnum Photos View more of Martin’s work at on his website at www.martinfuchs.com.
Photographer Ryan Scherb has spent a lot of time with Emergency Medical Technicians for his work-in-progress that is being showcased on American-Journal.org. There are many great images that give an intimate look into the work of these lifesavers. See the essay at www.american-journal.org.
“In late December 2007, three small cardboard boxes arrived at the International Center of Photography from Mexico City after a long and mysterious journey. These tattered boxes—the so-called Mexican Suitcase—contained the legendary Spanish Civil War negatives of Robert Capa. Rumors had circulated for years of the survival of the negatives, which had disappeared from Capa’s [...]
Afghanistan based photojournalist Zalmaï has an essay about the ongoing internal conflicts between La FARC and other paramilitary groups In Colombia that have forced more than 3.3 million flee their homes and seek shelter elsewhere in the country. The displaced people mostly come from the countryside and move to big cities like Bogota, Medellin, or Cartagena. [...]
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 [...]
The art of Burlesque has at last found a firm benchmark also in Italy. It is the Sick Girls who have been putting on and performing this type of show since 2004. Their immediacy, spontaneity, style and attitude make them capable of assimilating the motions of this Art and enable them to personalize the performance. [...]
Photo by David Alan Harvey Detroit-based artist Patricia Lay-Dorsey was diagnosed with chronic progressive Multiple Sclerosis in 1988. Twenty years later she turned her camera on herself and began taking self-portraits with the intention of showing from the inside the day-to-day life of a person with a disability. The photographs chronicle the struggles and achievements [...]