Photo Journalism

April 6, 2021

Storytelling Pictures

My dear friend and fellow photog of many years, PF Bentley, recently shot me a super solid and sent me a beautiful 16×20 rendition of the moment of the transition of power, from January, 2001. Framed it, and it’s about to go […]
March 28, 2021

Photographer Shoots Dark Portraits of Boys Fishing on Ghana’s Lake Volta

Brooklyn-based photographer and cinematographer Jeremy Snell has created a documentary of the life of young “fisherboys,” who are forced to work on fishing boats on Lake Volta in Ghana. “I first went to Ghana and specifically Lake Volta with a non-profit organization […]
March 24, 2021

Dramatic Images and Film Document the Beauty of Iceland’s Lava Flow

Iceland’s erupting Geldingadalir volcano has been the subject of some exciting aerial footage and up-close images, and photographer Jeroen Van Nieuwenhove created a set of images and a short film that frames the natural event in a beautifully dramatic context. Van Nieuwenhove, […]
March 23, 2021

Cocoons and COVID: How Photos Can Change in Meaning as Life Changes

Ten years ago, I began making a series of images using a nylon bodystocking. The stretchy fabric created a dreamy space around the bodies of the models when they pushed out against it from inside. We played many variations; one model in […]
March 20, 2021

Fallen Sequoias: The Story Behind This Photo Taken in 1977

Over the years I’ve often been asked how I went about making a certain image. That question is commonly asked in my workshops not only of me, but also my co-instructors, where open discussion about all images abounds. It’s a great question, […]
March 18, 2021

Beijing Silvermine: Discarded, Unseen Photos of China in the 80s and 90s

Beijing Silvermine is an ongoing project by French collector and artist Thomas Sauvin. It boasts nearly a million found photos showing life in China from the 1980s to the early 2000s. During this period, the photographic color negative film became popular among […]
March 17, 2021

Diver Captures Beautiful Nighttime Underwater Photos and Slo-Mo Video

Photographer Gary Tyson recently took a Sony Alpha 7S III into the ocean of the Phillippines and captured some stunning nighttime photos and slow-motion footage of the local sea life. Tyson, a British professional photographer now living in Manila, has been trying […]
March 17, 2021

Photos of a Frozen Russian Apartment in Europe’s Coldest City

The Russian town of Vorkuta is the coldest city in all of Europe, with record cold temperatures of -61° F (-52° C). Photographer Arseniy Kotov was exploring the small mining town when he came across an abandoned apartment building that had frozen […]
March 17, 2021

Photographer Spends 12 Years, 1250 Hours, Exposing Photo of Milky Way

Finnish astrophotographer J-P Metsavainio has released a Milky Way photo that took him nearly 12 years to create. The 1.7-gigapixel image has a cumulative exposure time of 1,250 hours. Note: Click the photos in this article to see them at a larger […]

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