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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. In their place: a series of empty frames that create a form of silence; an uncomfortable one. It’s noticeable, information is missing, as if we had become a mute newspaper. Definition: Photography and Ethics | Photokonnexion. Photographic Ethics Ethics is about the moral principles that people work with.

Definition: Photography and Ethics | Photokonnexion

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. Benjamin Krain - Photojournalist. 2013 in Photojournalism. Embrace in Death.

2013 in Photojournalism

Savar Dhaka, Bangladesh. April 24, 2013. Photograph by Taslima Akhter.This picture, by the Bangladeshi photographer Taslima Akhter, from the tragic garment-factory collapse in Dhaka, has been very widely seen and is already in some Best of 2013 selections. But it is an image that really sticks in my mind from this year. Perhaps it’s because I’m a hopeless romantic: a couple’s last moments; the man, shedding a bloodied tear, throwing a protective final embrace around his loved one; her head thrown back in ecstasy-like shock, pain, trauma, dead in his arms.Perhaps it’s also because I know Taslima and her unusual trajectory to becoming a photographer. 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. For myriad reasons, many people here do not like to be photographed, and they often make that clear. Meta-narrative: Fred Ritchin on the future of photojournalism.

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.

Image Hype

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.

The business of photojournalism

Add to that the vast number of people chasing commissions means it's a tough time for those looking for financial backing. 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.

REVIEW: Robert Knoth & Antoinette DeJong – “POPPY: Trails of Afghan Heroin” (2012

Conflict/Post-Conflict

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 | Art and design. 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.

Documenting 2012 in pictures – February snow | Art and design

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. 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.

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