Photography - David Campbell. “Photography” is a large and complex phenomenon, with diverse histories, driven by everything from aesthetics to technology.
My interest is in those photographic practices that contribute to visual storytelling – including documentary or editorial photography, news photography, photojournalism, visual journalism, remote-sensing and satellite imagery – and portray our world to us. Photography is a technology through which the world is visually performed, and with the blurring of the boundary between still and moving images we now have an expanded understanding of “the photographic.” The pictures that the technology of photography produces are neither isolated nor discrete objects. 'He never hit her in front of me again' – Donna Ferrato's domestic abuse photos. For nearly four decades, the photojournalist Donna Ferrato has documented the effects of domestic violence on abused women and their families.
Her book and series Living with the Enemy is one of the most important works on the subject. She launched a campaign in 2014 called I Am Unbeatable, which features women who have left their abusers. In 1981, Ferrato was commissioned by Playboy magazine in Japan to document the supposedly hedonistic lifestyle of Elisabeth and Bengt, a couple of New Jersey swingers. Ferrato’s pictures told a different story – the most famous of which, below, is included in Time magazine’s 100 most influential images of all time. Here, she tells the stories behind some of the most potent images in the collection. Photojournalist Shahidul Alam Vows to Continue Fight - Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien. A Photographer Goes Missing in China. Richard Mosse.
A former refugee’s moving photos of a crisis that he knows so well. (Sinawi Medine) It was like looking in a mirror.
Years ago, he had taken the same long and painful journey. He fled his country, leaving his home and family. NO CAPTION NEEDEDNO CAPTION NEEDED - ICONIC PHOTOGRAPHS, PUBLIC CULTURE, AND LIBERAL DEMOCRACY. French newspaper removes all images in support of photographers. “A visual shock.
For the first time in its history, Libération is published without photographs. Definition: Photography and Ethics. Photographic Ethics. Benjamin Krain - Photojournalist. 2013 in Photojournalism. May 5, 2013.
Dhaka, Bangladesh. An activist tries to take another severely injured activist to the hospital. Photograph by Atish Saha/Demotix/Corbis.This photo did what I wish my images would do. The intimate and emotional moment made me stop, read more on the situation in Bangladesh, and learn about a situation I knew little about. Marrakech: The city that distrusts photographers. The English photographer Mark Power, who is quiet, self-effacing and a bit shy, is telling me what happened when he went out shooting on the streets of Marrakech with his American colleague Jim Goldberg, who is none of these things.
"Jim was having a pretty hard time.
John Moore's Photos of Deportees. Almost every day of the week in places like Mesa, Ariz., federal authorities send planes filled with deportees back to Central America.
Originally arrested for anything from traffic offenses to murder, they end up patted down and shackled with 100 others who had been in this country illegally. Even more are deported by land across the Mexican border. During President Obama’s first term of office, authorities deported a record 1.5 million people. A majority fell into several categories — those who had recently crossed United States borders illegally, repeat violators of immigration laws and those with a criminal record, according to the White House.
Turning Point: Daniel Rodrigues's Second Chance. Bruce Davidson. The business of photojournalism. 13 February 2013Last updated at 04:29 ET Times are hard, the economy is sluggish and photographers are far from immune to the situation.
REVIEW: Robert Knoth & Antoinette DeJong – “POPPY: Trails of Afghan Heroin” (2012. Poppy claims to trace the Afghan the entire recent history of the opium trade, to describe trafficking routes and opium’s impact on millions of people.
It claims to do all of this on an enormous scale; across 13 countries and with more than 17 years of on-the-ground reportage. Poppy: Trails of Afghan Heroin By Paul Loomis for ASX, November, 2012.
Goodbye To Martine Franck, Famed Photographer : The Picture Show. Last week, the world lost a renowned photographer with the passing of Martine Franck.
Former VII Photo director launches new multi-platform photo agency. Documenting 2012 in pictures – February snow. Wednesday 25 January 2012 « P H O T O J O U R N A L I S M L I N K S. Apologies for no updates in nearly three weeks…just been busy with own work… But here we go again. Loads to share… Features and Essays Brilliant…Full edit of Gene Smith’s classic ‘Country Doctor’ online for the first time on LIFE.com…. Eugene Smith: Country Doctor (Life.com) Finally received the first issue of my annual National Geographic Magazine subscription..Bought annual deal in NatGeo’s Regent Street store in London in August…Found out in December my activation hadn’t gone through, and then told should start receiving issues from January….Got on my nerves…Five months wait… oh well… Glad to finally being able to enjoy print issues on regular basis…From the February 2012 issue….