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Julien Goldstein Previous Next Stories Stories Assignments Assignments Corporate & Commercial Corporate & Commercial Public Spaces in North and South Korea Street scene in Pyongyang, North Korea © Dieter Leistner Street scene in Insa-dong, South Korea © Dieter Leistner Until recently, photographic views of North Korea were as controlled as the region itself. Leistner applied his particular vision as an architectural photographer to Pyongyang, North Korea, and Seoul, South Korea, in 2006, and 2012 respectively, to capture the apparent dichotomy between the two places. Pyongyang Metro, North Korea © Dieter Leistner Seoul Metropolitan Subway, South Korea © Dieter Leistner Geumsusan Palace and Kim Il Sung Mausoleum, North Korea © Dieter Leistner Statue of King Sejong in Gwanghwamun Square (in front of Gyeongbok Palace), South Korea © Dieter Leistner Policewoman on Janggwang Street, North Korea © Dieter Leistner Hat seller on Insa-dong Street, South Korea © Dieter Leistner View from the Grand People’s Study House, North Korea © Dieter Leistner Gyeongbok Palace, South Korea © Dieter Leistner

Rush Hour On packed subways and crowded highways, billions of people participate in a short-distance population shift twice a day: the rhythmic ritual of the daily commute to and from work. More than 300 million people use the United States’ transport systems every day, and in 2012 a whopping 76 percent of them got to work by driving alone, a U.S. Department of Transportation report out last week noted. Associated Press photographers the world over set out to see how workers on five continents endure their morning and evening rush-hour commutes. To read more, visit AP’s Big Story. Click on any image to launch the Rush Hour Around The World gallery. Opening text from AP PHOTOS: RUSH-HOUR KEEPS BILLIONS ON THE MOVE by Adam Schreck. License these photos Lead Image Caption: In this Sept. 3, 2014, picture made with a long exposure, lights from evening rush hour traffic move over the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco. AP Images on Twitter | AP Images on Facebook | AP Images on Google+

Everybody Knows This is Nowhere | Andrea Gjestvang This project explores the restless lives of adolescents growing up in Finnmark, the northernmost part of Norway. To a large extent Norway’s increasing wealth is due to fish, oil and minerals from this part of the country; yet several small communities are left as nowhere lands were local prospects may be limited. Privatization of the fishing industry in the 70’s made unemployment, the abandonment of fish factories and depopulation a part of reality. The young generation in Finnmark is the future; they carry with them the responsibility of keeping their small hometowns alive and building sustainable businesses in the area. But adolescents in these remote areas face different challenges than other teenagers; the Internet, magazines and television allow them the same input of popular culture, yet they do not have an equal chance to partake. (Work in progress)

30 Under 30: The 2015 shortlist Once again we’ve teamed up with Magnum Photos and The Photography Show to offer 30 talented young photographers the chance to have their work exhibited. Here are the 60 who’ve made the shortlist… Competition was fierce for this year’s 30 Under 30 brief. A total of 664 photographers, from all over the world, submitted their pictures on the theme of “documentary photography covering social issues”. And they are… Tom Jamieson David Severn Michael Vince Kim Ian Thomas Jansen-Lonnquist Sam Peat Sebastián Bruno Jasper Bastian Maddie McGarvey Olga Ingurazova Maria Paloma Velazquez Hosain Nazari Renaud Philippe Miikka Pirinen Natalia Szemis Mateusz Baj Ciril Jazbec Victoire Petin Andre Malerba Jamie E. Maria Gruzdeva Sam Ivin Ramin Mazur Johnny Milano Jordi Ruiz Cirera Peggy Ickenroth Anna Pantelia Matic Zorman Lucy Wilmer Maxim Babenko Souvid Datta Milos Djuric Lauren DeCicca Tommaso Protti José Sarmento Matos Danila Tkachenko Romain Champalaune Massimo Branca Calogero Cammalleri Sanja Jovanovic Simona Supino Ayesha Jones Jiehao Su

The dark side of denim | Robin Hammond Suppliers to Gap and Levis poison the heart of one of Africa’s poorest countries A destitute army of ragpickers patrol the vast waste-dump before me. A long trailer overflowing with the discarded remnants of Lesotho’s garment industry rocks as it bumps over a clearing between mounds of waste. In the twilight of dusk I can see tiny frames of children as they run between collapsed and burning pillars of denim and cotton. As the solid waste from garment factories is being dumped and burned, untreated liquid waste – dark blue dye – is being poured into the Caledon River polluting drinking water and killing river life. Category: Features

au cœur de Fukushima Ils nous plongent au cœur de Fukushima, en zone interdite « Fukushima No Go Zone » est un projet photographique d’un binôme artistique : Carlos Ayesta et Guillaume Bression. Ils nous plongent au cœur de la zone sinistrée pour offrir au monde un léger aperçu des lieux après la double catastrophe. Carlos et Guillaume vont se rendre à plusieurs reprises dans la zone sinistrée de Fukushima après l’explosion de la centrale nucléaire. Aujourd’hui, la région n’est plus qu’un no man’s land de 1000 kilomètres carrés. Une zone morte, abandonnée à elle-même de manière brutale. Les deux photographes vont avoir l’idée de faire revenir d’anciens habitants (et non des acteurs) dans la zone interdite. On vous présente l’un de leurs cinq projets : Le making-off des deux photographes en « expédition » est également à découvrir : Source :

pauljphotoroll.tumblr Most people closed their window shades and watched a movie on seatback screens. Meanwhile, thousands of feet below, fascinating stories were unfolding like this small volcano formed by a new rift zone in the Gulf of California, pulling the Baja peninsula away from mainland Mexico at a rate of 1cm a year. What will it look like in a million years? There were clusters of fishing boats, fiberglass skiffs surrounded by little white dots which I assume were seagulls waiting for discarded fish.

Rafael Yaghobzadeh raconte l’Ukraine | Fisheye C'est un jeune photographe au parcours déjà hors du commun. Rafael Yaghobzadeh nous livre ici des images saisissantes de la crise meurtrière qui sévit dans l'est de l'Ukraine, où il s'est rendu en février 2015. Son portrait est à retrouver en intégralité dans notre dernier numéro. En février dernier, Rafael Yaghobzadeh s’est rendu en Ukraine. « Cette fois-ci en février, j’y suis allé sans commande, je suis resté quelques jours à Kiev. Voici les images avec lesquelles il est revenu, prises entre le 19 et le 26 février 2015. Un soldat volontaire ukrainien, du bataillon Azov, tient sa position dans une base militaire prés de la ville de Marioupol, après l'avancée des séparatistes pro-russes, le 26 février 2015 / ©Rafael Yaghobzadeh Serguï, 40 ans, du bataillon Gorin, est originaire de Kiev. Serguï, 40 ans, du bataillon Gorin, est originaire de Kiev. Je suis arrivé dans la ville de Kramatorsk (occupée par l’armée ukrainienne) où j’ai commencé à travailler sur les réfugiés et la population.

A Ritual of Exile « VII Photo A Ritual of Exile The women are forced to live in rudimentary ‘chaupadi’ sheds, which are distanced from their family homes, they are forbidden to touch family members, eat at the same table and bathe in the same water. Indeed, the food the women are given comprises of nothing more than boiled rice and is thrown to them, as you may to an animal, by families members forbidden to touch these tainted women. Chaupadi is a severe and damaging practice declared illegal by Nepal’s Supreme Court in 2005. Three years later, the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare issued guidelines meant to eradicate the practice. Despite such legislation the practice is rife in these isolated communities. Kept alive by tradition and taboo, women are scarred not to follow the ritual of chaupadi with stories of ill omen; stories of men trembling and falling ill, of snake attacks brought about by women’s sin. As one women, questioning chaupadi, asked, “Goddesses are women, aren’t they?

Juliette Robert – Photographe NPPA: Best of Photojournalism 2014 BOP 2015 > > International News Picture Story 1st Place, International News Picture Story Mads Nissen/Politiken/ Panos Pictures The current ebola epidimic started in Guinea in December 2013, but arrived to Liberia and Sierra Leone during the spring of 2014. So far, almost 8,000 died. Join the NPPA NPPA members receive a wide range of benefits, from educational opportunities to mentoring, exclusive discounts, insurance options, business tips, and much more. the Story INSTITUTE Those who have bothered to get to the very front of the stage at a big show—especially those who often make it a point will know the feeling: Legions of fans striving to get as close as they can to their beloved band, eardrums be damned, often crushing in on one another to create one solid mass of limbs. In its best possible manifestation, this produces an electricity larger than the music itself that magnetizes and unifies the crowd into one cosmic being, hearts seemingly pounding together, each one in sync with the other, all in sync with the music. Besides communing with the band, a very real reason for positioning oneself at the front of this heaving mass of fans is this feeling of being part of a greater whole. Sandy Carson’s We Were There is the culmination of eight years spent in the pit, on assignment at music festivals and shows in Austin, Texas. As we are a planet of spectators, turning a camera on the spectators themselves is a natural offshoot of photographing an event.

Rafael Yaghobzadeh | Un siècle de prières - Arménie Rafael Yaghobzadeh Un siècle de prières - Arménie Le 24 avril 2015, les arméniens ont commémoré le centenaire du génocide de son peuple en 1915, perpétré par les Turcs ottomans, une tragédie au coeur de l'identité arménienne qu'Ankara refuse de reconnaître. Search ◀ Reportages

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