Photojournalism Archive

Storytelling Through Photography

Melissa Lyttle, who was elected president of the National Press Photographers Association in January 2016, discusses the power of photojournalism and how it relates to storytelling. Melissa Lyttle describes herself as an independent visual journalist. Her main focus is on documentary work relating to social issues. Her award-winning photography has been widely recognized by organizations […]

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Ira Block : Making Great Pictures

Discover what making great pictures is all about from American photojournalist Ira Block who worked on many global assignments for National Geographic Magazine Ira Block first shot for National Geographic Magazine in 1978 and he has also worked assignments for its affiliates – National Geographic Traveler and National Geographic Adventure. His archaeological photography includes colonial […]

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Lessons From Photography : Jimmy Nelson

Valuable lessons from photojournalist and Before They Pass Away photographer Jimmy Nelson Jimmy Nelson has beautifully photographed tribal and indigenous cultures across more than a dozen countries. His large format camera captures every fine detail of his human subjects against some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes. Jimmy had his well-known book Before They Pass […]

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Rio 2016 Behind The Scenes With Getty Images

Getty Images VP of Sports Ken Mainardis gives a taste of what it is like to cover the Olympic Games via a behind the scenes look at the Rio 2016 office Getty Images‘ Rio 2016 office became their 5th biggest in the world when it was set up for the Olympic games. They have been […]

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In Conversation with Sebastião Salgado

Sebastião Salgado talks to Canon about his career and favourite projects Brazillian Sebastião Salgado is one of the world’s most respected social documentary photographers and photojournalists. His black-and-white photographs largely hone in on the people at the bottom of the economic pile in an increasingly globalised world, with projects spanning over 100 countries. Despite the […]

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In Focus : The Refugee Crisis

Getty Images’ coverage of the refugee crisis and how the photographs inform opinion around the world As journalists we should be putting it in front of as many people as possible and asking them to make that judgment, to look inside themselves and ask why people are making this journey.” – Hugh Pinney, Getty Images […]

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Rinzi Ruiz & Jonathan Alcorn : The Zen of Photography

Street photographer Rinzi Ruiz, photojournalist Jonathan Alcorn, and the Zen of Photography in Los Angeles. A particular environment can be one of bliss for a photographer. The zen of photography flows downtown for local street photographer Rinzi Ruiz, and on its beaches for photojournalist Jonathan Alcorn. Watch both of them in action in their favourite […]

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IAFOR Documentary Photography Award

Showcase of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award 2015 winning images on the theme of ‘Power’ In July 2015, Hosam Katan from Syria was announced as the Grand Prize Winner of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award 2015 for his images of the conflict in Syria in his own hometown of Aleppo. Simon Norfolk, one of the […]

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Don McCullin : Conflict – People – Landscape

An intimate retrospective by Britain’s most celebrated photojournalist, Don McCullin. Until Jan 31 2016 at: Hauser & Wirth, Durslade Farm, Dropping Lane, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0NL, United Kingdom. Further details » Don McCullin is one of the most important and celebrated photographers of the 20th century and the first photojournalist to be awarded a CBE. […]

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Photojournalist Ron Haviv : The Lost Rolls

Photojournalist Ron Haviv in “The Lost Rolls” – NOWNESS from NOWNESS on Vimeo. The Lost Rolls project by VII photo agency founder Ron Haviv draws from over 200 rolls of film previously left undeveloped Ron Haviv has documented many conflicts in the past quarter century and has used his work to raise awareness about human […]

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David Douglas Duncan : My 20th Century

David Douglas Duncan : My 20th Century is a new photo book published in 2015 by Arcade Publishing. David Douglas Duncan, “perhaps the best war photographer since Matthew Brady” according to LIFE, is celebrated in a new book: My 20th Century. [See the recent Time article]. The video shows Duncan interviewed at his home by […]

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Photojournalist Véronique de Viguerie

In this Getty Images video Photojournalist Véronique de Viguerie talks about her photojournalism career & celebrated work on the pirates of Somalia She also speaks of what it is like working as a female photojournalist in Muslim countries, most notably her photographing the Taliban in Afghanistan. Find out more about French Photojournalist Véronique de Viguerie […]

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