Posts Tagged ‘TIME’

Secret Service Investigating Agent’s Bodyslam of TIME Photog Chris Morris

Posted by on Monday February 29, 2016 | Photos In The News

After a U.S. Secret Service agent was videotaped throwing TIME photographer Chris Morris to the floor in a chokehold during a Donald Trump rally in Radford, Virginia, yesterday, the Secret Service issued a statement saying that its field office is investigating the incident. TIME has also issued a statement saying that it had contacted the... More

Getty Images and Instagram Launch $10K Social Media Photo Grant

Posted by on Thursday May 7, 2015 | Photojournalism, Social Media/Web

Photographers who use Instagram to document and share stories of underrepresented communities are eligible for a new $10,000 grant announced today by Getty Images and Instagram. According to an announcement from Instagram, the judges will pick three winners based on “the existing body of work represented on their Instagram account, focusing on the quality of their... More

PPE 2014: Leading The Revolution in Smartphone Photography

Posted by on Saturday November 1, 2014 | Uncategorized

At a panel held at PhotoPlus Expo on Thursday, October 30, panelists discussed the various ways smartphone photography is affecting visual communication and the photography industry. The talk, titled “Leading the Revolution in Smartphone Photography,” featured TIME magazine Director of Photography and Visual Enterprise, Kira Pollack; photographer Benjamin Lowy; visual communication strategist Stephen Mayes; and... More

Do Execution Photos Serve a Journalistic Purpose?

Posted by on Friday September 13, 2013 | Photojournalism

TIME announced the publication yesterday of “exclusive images taken by a photojournalist of Islamic militants publicly executing, by decapitation, a young Syrian…near Aleppo, on August 31, 2013.” TIME said in the announcement that, “because of the danger in reporting inside Syria,” it cannot confirm the identity or political affiliation of the victim, or the motivation of... More

From Twitter to TIME: An Egyptian Photojournalist Finds His Voice Amid Violence

Posted by on Wednesday August 21, 2013 | Media, Photojournalism, Social Media/Web

A difficult reality of photojournalism is that photographers often define their careers by covering conflict. Egyptian photojournalist Mosa’ab Elshamy is the latest example. Elshamy began photographing as a citizen journalist during the Arab Spring protests in Egypt in 2011, when he documented demonstrations against then-President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Two and a half-years... More

TIME Mag Calls Mauricio Lima Wire Photog of the Year

Posted by on Wednesday December 29, 2010 | Media, Photojournalism

Last week TIME magazine called Brazilian photographer Mauricio Lima “Wire Photographer of the Year.” This is the first year TIME has singled out a wire photographer for recognition. A former sports photographer, the Sao Paulo-based Lima joined AFP ten years ago and has worked in Latin America and the Middle East, among other places. According... More