China’s northwest region is being overtaken with sand. The deserts are creeping over in part because of weather changes linked to climate change. British photojournalist Sean Gallagher traveled to Ningxia to document China’s desertification. Visit www.gallagher-photo.com for the essay and more.
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 [...]
University of Florida student Tim Hussin has been named the 63rd College Photographer of the Year following judging at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Hussin was awarded the gold in the portfolio category as well as gold in multimedia – individual still image/audio story or essay. He also won silver in the same [...]
Reuters has an excellent multimedia presentation from their team of 100 photographers and writers and support staff from their 5 years of covering the Iraq war. Included is a timeline, profiles on staff members and maps. You can view the presentation at Reuters.com Thanks to Lucy Nicholson for the heads up!
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.
Tim Hussin has a moving multimedia piece on his website about a family who returned home from work to find their home destroyed by fire. Hussin followed the family for a week as they picked up their lives and found a new place to live. Hussin, a graduate of the University of Florida, has won the [...]
Andrea Morales essay, Extracted Dreams, Implanted Realities, an examination of girls growing up in southeast Ohio is featured on American-Journal.org. The project won TIME Magazine’s 2011 inaugural Next Generation Photography Contest. Student photographers were invited to submit a portfolio for review by TIME’s editors. Morales won the top prize of $2,500 and a portfolio review [...]
Former USA Weekend director of photography Matt Mendelsohn captured election history at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. His image is of a group of twenty or so people huddled over a transistor radio, silently listening to Barack Obama give his acceptance speach on election night. All we can say is very very cool! Read more on Matt [...]