The New York Times web site published an article in December about Robert Frank and his book The Americans. There is a story as well as a companion piece with audio interviews with the photographer. Well worth reading and listening to. Click here to read the story on the Times’ site. Click here to listen [...]
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, case Sydney, illness Hanoi, cheap Bangkok, and New York. This technique, normally reserved for celebrity and commercial portraiture, creates a striking aesthetic isolating the [...]
Photographer Amnon Gutman has offered this body of work about Palestinians trying to go through the barrier between Israel and the West Bank in order to work inside Israel, capsule mainly as builders. “In June 2002, the government of Israel decided to erect a physical barrier to separate Israel and the West Bank in order to prevent [...]
Brent Stirton, stuff 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.
Photojournalist Amanda Lucidon’s work-in progress on how LGBT couples in the United States are dealing with the problems that the Defense of Marriage Act incurs on them is now featured on American-Journal.org. The Legal Stranger Project offers an intimate look at the struggles that same-sex couples face as they attempt to navigate the convoluted legal system for [...]
Check out Davin Ellicson’s photography on the Maramures region of northern Romania. Home to the most traditional rural life in Europe, cheap their way of life is being threatened by commercial farms planned by western Europe investors. View Davin Ellicson’s work on his web site: www.davinellicson.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.