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NO CAPTION NEEDEDNO CAPTION NEEDED - ICONIC PHOTOGRAPHS, PUBLIC CULTURE, AND LIBERAL DEMOCRACY. French newspaper removes all images in support of photographers. “A visual shock.

French newspaper removes all images in support of photographers

For the first time in its history, Libération is published without photographs. Definition: Photography and Ethics. Photographic Ethics Ethics is about the moral principles that people work with. Societies, countries, groups all have ways of deciding what is right and wrong. ‘Correctness’ or acceptable conduct is one of the outcomes of ethics. Photographers have developed their own ideas about what is right and wrong. As you might expect there are different opinions. File editing and post-processing Editing image files and post-processing can be extremely invasive, virtually or completely changing the original file.

The sophisticated array of editing tools available allow the creation of something new. If the image relates to issues of justice or reporting then ethical concerns over image edits have much more force. Benjamin Krain - Photojournalist. 2013 in Photojournalism. May 5, 2013.

2013 in Photojournalism

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.

Marrakech: The city that distrusts photographers

"Jim was having a pretty hard time.

Cameraphone Photojournalism

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.

John Moore's Photos of Deportees

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.

Image Hype

Turning Point: Daniel Rodrigues's Second Chance. Bruce Davidson. The business of photojournalism. 13 February 2013Last updated at 04:29 ET.

The business of photojournalism

REVIEW: Robert Knoth & Antoinette DeJong – “POPPY: Trails of Afghan Heroin” (2012. {*style:<i> Poppy: Trails of Afghan Heroin </i>*} By Paul Loomis for ASX, November, 2012 The list of locations and scope of coverage in is comprehensive. 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.


Goodbye To Martine Franck, Famed Photographer : The Picture Show. Last week, the world lost a renowned photographer with the passing of Martine Franck.

Goodbye To Martine Franck, Famed Photographer : The Picture Show

She died of cancer in Paris at the age of 74. If you haven't heard of her, take a look at this gallery of photos on the website of her photo agency, Magnum. hide captionPhotographer Martine Franck, Venice, Italy, 1972. Former VII Photo director launches new multi-platform photo agency. Documenting 2012 in pictures – February snow. Since we started the 52 weeks project to document the year in pictures – a collaborative effort with Flickr users – we've seen the group taking part grow to more than 700 members and so far more than 1,000 photos have been submitted. From fireworks and storms in week one, to back-to-work blues and foggy sunsets in weeks two and three, we have now reached week five and the first week of February has been dominated by the snowy scenes.

The aim of the group is to not only chronologically track 2012 in pictures – but to explore the ways we are taking and sharing photos in 2012. The news Kodak was filing for bankruptcy sparked this thread with users showcasing their favourite snaps taken on a Kodak and reminiscing on their favourite Kodak products.

The group has also been sharing links to other places where these photography themes are being explored – including Timeout London's instagram albums, and soundcloud's storywheel. Thanks to all the readers who have got involved so far. 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.

Wednesday 25 January 2012 « P H O T O J O U R N A L I S M L I N K S

Loads to share… Features and Essays Brilliant…Full edit of Gene Smith’s classic ‘Country Doctor’ online for the first time on…. Eugene Smith: Country Doctor ( 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….

W. Eugene Smith