Articles tagged "photojournalism"

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As protests continue in the US, journalists report being targeted by police

As protests across the United States continue, there is an alarming rise in the number of incidents regarding police attacking photojournalists and members of the press.

Slideshow: Agora's #Photojournalism2020 winner and finalists

Agora, a free-to-use photography app, received 12,321 submissions for its #Photojournalism2020 competition. Here is the overall winner and some of the finalists.

Photojournalists won't be allowed to capture the handing over of the articles of impeachment against Donald Trump

Planned restrictions put in place by Capital Police will ensure no still photos are taken of the transfer of the articles of impeachment and will severely limit the ability of photojournalists and reporters throughout the remainder of the Senate trial.

Video: Lynsey Addario on how being a war photographer got her kidnapped twice

In the eight-minute interview, Addario talks about her extensive coverage of conflict zones, as well as life, death and the ongoing pursuit of journalistic truth.

Photographer David Burnett on shooting his third impeachment: 'I felt that historic pang'

As diplomat William Taylor and State Department official George Kent took their seats in day 1 of the house impeachment hearings this week, our eye was caught by David Burnett, and his custom-made 4 x 5 film camera.

Dallas photojournalist recounts capturing photo of gunman during yesterday's shooting

Dallas Morning News photojournalist Tom Fox was on-scene for a separate assignment when a gunman opened fire at a federal courthouse in Dallas, Texas. Fox captured an incredible image of the gunman

Hong Kong photojournalists attend press conference in riot gear following protests

Following a call from the Hong Kong Journalist Association, photojournalists and journalists showed up to a Hong Kong Police Force press conference to protest the treatment of journalists during city-wide protests of a controversial extradition bill.

Slideshow: World Press Photo names 'Crying Girl on the Border' its 2019 Photo of the Year

World Press Photo has named John Moore's 'Crying Girl on the Border' the 2019 Photo of the Year and revealed the winners in its other categories. We've rounded up the top singles from each.

Italian photojournalist has a Leica camera to thank for saving his life after being hit by an RPG

Photojournalist Gabriele Micalizzi was covering conflict in Baghuz, Syria when an Islamic State-fired RPG hit nearby and sent shrapnel his way. Although he was still injured by the blast, he credits the Leica (as well as doctors and others) for saving his life.

Slideshow: World Press Photo announces nominees for its 2019 Photo Competition

World Press Photo has announced the nominees for the its 62nd World Press Photo Contest. We've rounded up the nominees from each of the categories to share.

'Kissing sailor' George Mendonsa featured in iconic 1945 photo dies at 95

George Mendonsa, the gentleman kissing a woman believed to be Greta Zimmer Friedman in Alfred Eisenstaedt's iconic image titled 'V-J Day in Times Square,' has passed away at the age of 95.

Study finds news photography quality drops when non-professionals are used

A study that recently appeared in the journal Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly highlights how photographs taken by non-professionals can leave viewers less engaged.

"I wish it weren't a Republican versus Democrat thing": Wildfire photographer Stuart Palley on climate change and California's devastating blazes

We spoke to wildfire photographer Stuart Palley about his experiences shooting the recent Woolsey fire, why the Nikon Z7 isn't quite ready to take a permanent spot in his gear bag, and 'that' Tweet from Donald Trump.

Special report demands 'Me Too' moment for photojournalism

It won't come as a surprise to anyone that there are some unpleasant, predatory men within the photography industry. However, a long-form, extensively researched special report in the Columbia Journalism Review about sexual harassment is still a depressing, eye-opening read.

What is the state of photojournalism in China?

'Reviewing the brief history of photojournalism in China and the challenges facing photographers there today.'

AFP Kabul chief photographer among journalists killed by suicide bomber

AFP news agency's Kabul Chief Photographer Shah Marai was one of several journalists killed by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan's capital city, the agency has confirmed.

Behind the scenes of Himalaya Bound: Images of nomads in north India

In 2009, photographer Michael Benanav joined a family from the nomadic Van Gujjar tribe on their annual journey from the lowland jungles of the Shivalik Hills to the alpine meadows of the Himalayas. This is the story behind the images he captured.

Photos of violence and escape win 2018 Pulitzer Prizes for photography

The 2018 Pulitzer Prizes were announced yesterday, with the photography awards going to photojournalist Ryan Kelly for image of a car plowing into protesters in Virginia, and the entire Reuters photo staff for a series on Rohinga refugees fleeing persecution.

Harrowing image from Venezuela named 2018 World Press Photo of the Year (NSFW)

A harrowing image from a violent clash with police during a protest in Venezuela has been awarded 2018 World Press Photo of the Year.

The New York Times is looking to hire a Photo Director

In the job posting, the Times' describes this role as "one of the most important and high-profile jobs in visual journalism." If you're looking for a high profile job in photojournalism, you could do a lot worse than being Photo Director at The Gray Lady.

Photojournalist faces death penalty in Egypt for covering anti-government protests

Mahmoud Abou Zeid, a 31-year-old photojournalist also known by the alias Shawkan, is currently facing a death sentence in Cairo. Zeid was arrested while covering anti-government protests for a British photo agency in August 2013.

Light launches 'Depth Collective' to support photojournalism with the L16 camera

The 'Depth Collective' initiative is meant to support photojournalists who are interested in trading in their DSLRs for the 16-module Light L16 camera.

Associated Press photographer's video shows 'travel photographers' staging photos

AP photographer A.M. Ahad captured this video that shows how tourist 'travel photographers' will stage scenes in an attempt to capture award-winning images.

US Navy confirms: Combat camera units will be eliminated over budget issues

The US Navy has officially eliminated its two remaining combat camera units "as an overall cost savings measure." The services these so-called COMCAM units provided will be taken over by the Navy Public Affairs Support Element command.

Camera makers continue to ignore photojournalist pleas for encryption

In 2016, over 150 professional photojournalists penned an open letter to camera manufacturers begging them to add encryption technology. In 2018, that request doesn't look any closer to reality than it did two years ago.

How one photojournalist covered hurricane Harvey

How do cover a tragedy as wide-ranging as the Hurricane Harvey flooding in Houston? Chicago-based photojournalist Alyssa Schukar shares her experience preparing for and shooting Harvey for the NY Times.

NPPA to raise dues for the first time in 11 years, because defending truth ain't cheap

Starting January 1st, 2018, the NPPA will raise its membership dues for the first time in 11 years. You have until the end of the year to re-up or join at the current rates.

Capitol Hill photographers asked to delete protest images, claim journalists

Journalists photographing a protest in the US Capitol building claim they were told by Capitol Police to delete photos and videos of arrests.

Is newsprint the future of photography?

Cheap, fast and adaptable, many photographers and photojournalists are turning to newsprint to share their photographs IRL.

No one would buy my conflict photos, so here they are for free

Conflict photographer Kainoa Little couldn't find any agencies to buy his photos of the Iraqi offensive against ISIS in Mosul, but he felt he had a duty to tell these stories all the same. So he's sharing his images for free.

A photographer's journey into the dying center of the Islamic State

Washington Post photographer Alice Martins joined Kurdish forces at the front lines of the battle against ISIS in Raqqa, Syria—a battle she calls, "a daily replay of horrors."

New York Times journalist offers first-hand look at the battle for Mosul

New York Times video journalist Ben Solomon spent a harrowing three weeks accompanying Iraqi Major Sajjad al-Hour as he and his men fought to retake Mosul from I.S. forces.

Find out what it's like to be an AP photographer in Washington DC

Andrew Harnik discusses the challenges – and rewarding moments – of a career making images for the Associated Press in his native DC.

Daughter beautifully documents parents' dual struggle with cancer

Photojournalist Nancy Borowick's parents struggled through their own cancer treatments together, with humor, love and bravery keeping everything together.

4 times when a Hail Mary might be the right move

Sometimes the best option is to hold your camera away from your body, hit the shutter button and pray. Photojournalist Peter Haley shares some of the situations in which he's turned to the Hail Mary – with some excellent results.

Here’s the OTHER photo of Jack Ruby shooting Lee Harvey Oswald

We’ve all seen Bob Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize winning photo, but there's another.

Video: Journalist survives ISIS sniper attack, his GoPro does not

In this terrifying video, Iraqi journalist Ammar Alwaely narrowly misses a sniper's bullet, which takes out his chest-mounted GoPro. Warning: strong language.

Souvid Datta controversy raises more than one set of questions for photojournalism

When photographer Souvid Datta's image of a child sex slave being raped was used by LensCulture to promote a competition, it provoked outrage. Since then, it has emerged that other images in Datta's portfolio were misappropriated or faked.

This camera is designed to keep only the best photos

It's part camera, part commentary on the state of photojournalism.

On the edge: Photos from the US-Mexico border

Vice shines a light on Texas' vast southern border communities and the men and women who live and work there.

TIME Lightbox tells the story behind a viral May Day photo

Photographer Zakaria Abdelkafi, a Syrian refugee, explains how he reacted to a Molotov cocktail thrown at police, and how the experience impacted him.

Photojournalists reveal their favorite publications to work with and what they pay

Columbia Journalism Review recently surveyed a group of photojournalists on their favorite publications to work with based on several criteria, including arguably the biggest one – what they pay. Read more

New York Times reportedly more than doubles photographers' pay rate

The New York Times has more than doubled its photographers' pay, according to a new report, increasing its day rate from $200 to $450. Read more

Photojournalist Mannie Garcia awarded $45k settlement in police lawsuit

After five and a half years, photojournalist Mannie Garcia's civil rights lawsuit against the Montgomery County Police department has resulted in a settlement. Read more

Behind the scenes with Seattle PI photographers Genna Martin and Grant Hindsley

We recently went behind the scenes with two staff photographers for the Seattle PI, following them on two assignments – the Seattle Women's March and the annual King County homelessness survey. Read more

Pulitzer-prize winning photographer Jack Dykinga reflects on his career

Photographer Jack Dykinga's career has spanned many decades, and over the course of years his focus turned from straight photojournalism to fine art photography. A new book and a recent interview with Resource Travel offer some insights into his journey. Read more

Is this drone-toting concept car the future of photojournalism?

Could a car designed specifically for embedded photojournalists and those shooting in remote regions help them to better overcome daily challenges? This concept aims to do just that. Read more

This image is why the world needs professional photographers

The world needs professional photojournalists now more than ever. Please note, the image that follows is graphic in nature. Read more

Photojournalists and documentary filmmakers ask camera manufacturers for encryption

The Freedom of the Press Foundation has penned a letter to manufacturers asking them to build encryption into their cameras. The letter is signed by over 150 photojournalists and filmmakers. Read more

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