Check out more from the essay here: www.Echophotoagency.com.
When I started looking at photojournalist Justin Mott’s website, I could not get past the first essay. It just plain stopped me cold. Mott has an excellent essay about the Ba Vi Orphanage near Hanoi, Vietnam that is caring for 124 severely disabled and abandoned children that are believed to be 3rd generation Agent Orange [...]
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.
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 [...]
Freelance journalist Shane Bauer’s multimedia piece about San Francisco’s Tenderloin that is home to most of the city’s 518 single room occupancy hotels. Their eight by ten foot rooms are home to the mentally ill, HIV patients, transsexuals and drug addicts. See more about Bauer’s Hotel Poverty project on Vewd.org
New Delhi based Sanjit Das has some beautiful images of the Dongria Kondh community. They are the indigenous Kondh tribes who have lived in the lush forests of Niyamgiri hills, in Kalahandi and Raygoda districts of Orissa. According to Das’ website: “They have survived foraging in the forests, raising livestocks and through agriculture. Now, local families [...]
Natan Dvir was raised in Israel and regularly exposed to strong religious, social and political beliefs and ideas from an early age. He says the regionʼs history combined with the volatile political situation today, result in a complex and intense reality in which people emphatically and publicly express themselves. In his essay Belief, Dvir explores [...]
We interrupt the normal feature in this spot to take notice of the historic outcome of the U.S. Presidential Election. Barack Obama has become the first African-American to be elected to the office of President of the United States. This photo of Cleopatra Nelson was taken at a rally last week at James Madison University [...]
The Digital Journalist August feature story is about Seamus Murphy’s recent book, “A Darkness Visible,” published in 2008 by Saqi Books of London, a retrospective of his work in Afghanistan since 1994. Murphy is a photojournalist with the VII Network. View the story on The Digital Journalist. View the images from the book on the Digital [...]
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 [...]
Alex Webb had published, The Suffering of Light, the first comprehensive monograph covering the career of the acclaimed American photojournalist. The book contains some of Webb’s most iconic images. Images from the book can be seen on Webb’s website at www.webbnorriswebb.com. The book, published by Aperture, can be purchased at www.aperture.org/books/books-new/suffering.html.