Posts Tagged ‘North Korea’

Van Houtryve Wins at POYi, with Help from Crowd Funding

Posted by on Friday February 17, 2012 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Tomas van Houtryve, whose “Behind the Curtains” photo essay has won this year’s World Understanding Award at POYi, completed the eight-year project with the help of money he raised through the crowd-funding site We don’t know if this is the first crowd-funded project to win a major award, but we’re pretty sure it won’t... More

AP’s David Guttenfelder Inside North Korea

Posted by on Friday August 5, 2011 | Photojournalism, Photos In The News

In June,  the Associated Press announced it had signed an agreement with North Korea’s state-run news agency to open an AP photo and text bureau in Pyongyang. The AP also noted that David Guttenfelder, AP’s Chief Asia Photographer, had already made several trips to North Korea this spring, photographing extensively in several parts of the... More