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From Guillaume Poli: Spread between Turkey, Iran, Irak and Syria, the Kurds make the world’s biggest landless minority. In Turkey, they represent 25% of the population and despite this, they face a significant assimilation policy. Have they not been called “The Mountainous Turks” due to their original lands in the mountains in EasternTurkey ? The [...]
*** 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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
John Maloof has created a website in dedication to the photographer Vivian Maier, a street photographer from the 1950-70′s. Maloof discovered her work at an auction in Chicago where Maier lived for 50 years. Her discovered work included over 40,000 mostly medium format negatives. Maier died April 21, 2009. See more of Maier’s work at [...]
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 [...]
New York City based Maynard Switzer, specializing in beauty and fashion photography, has recently broadened his creative horizons to pursue travel, portrait and landscape photography. We think he is off to a great start. See Switzer’s images from Burma on his web site at www.maynardswitzer.com.
David Brabyn, a freelance photojournalist and corporate photographer based in Paris, France, is currently in the United States and has an interesting look at the voters that live in the swing states for this year’s election. You can view the portrait series on his website: www.davidbrabyn.com.
The Middle of Somewhere is the next chapter in my on-going family diary. It follows on from Postcards from Home (2008-2011) and revolves around my two daughters Uma & Yali growing up. We live in a remote part of the world, the south west corner of Western Australia. Read the full essay on Burn Magazine See more [...]