Archive for March 2014

Photographers Share Intimate Images of Loved Ones for Curated Photo Website

Posted by on Monday March 31, 2014 | Uncategorized

On The Ones We Love, a web-based project created and curated by Lindley Warren, photographers share images of “people they love, cherish, and find inspiration within.” The site features work by photographers from all over the world, whose subjects range from lovers to friends to family members. The images are intimate and revealing—an exchange of... More

Spanish Journalists Freed After 194 Days in Captivity in Syria

Posted by on Monday March 31, 2014 | Photojournalism

Spanish photojournalist Ricardo Garcia-Vilanova and reporter Javier Espinosa were freed by their Syrian captors Saturday night, 194 days after they were kidnapped while attempting to cover the Syrian civil war for the Spanish daily El Mundo, according to reports by NPPA and other news outlets. Espinosa is a staff reporter for the Spanish daily El... More

Amy Elkins Wins 2014 Aperture Portfolio Prize

Posted by on Thursday March 27, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants

Photographer Amy Elkins has won the 2014 Aperture Portfolio Prize for two bodies of work exploring capital punishment. The Aperture Foundation announced the prize today. For her series “Parting Words,” Elkins utilized the text of the last words of executed prisoners to reconstruct their mug shots and portraits. “These briefest of statements resonate with the... More

PDN’s 30 Photographers Provide Career Tips to Aspiring Photographers (UPDATED)

Posted by on Thursday March 27, 2014 | Business, Fashion, Social Media/Web

A panel featuring three of this year’s PDN’s 30 photographers discussed strategies for building a successful career and offered a wealth of useful tips to an audience of students and industry professionals at the School of Visual Arts theater in New York last evening. The PDN’s 30 photographers, Bobby Doherty (still life), Billy Kidd (fashion),... More

Tlumacki, Proctor Win Photojournalist of the Year Honors at BOP

Posted by on Wednesday March 26, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

John Tlumacki of The Boston Globe has won Photojournalist of the Year (Large Markets) at the 2013 Best of Photojournalism competition, while Sean Proctor of Michigan’s Midland Daily News has won Photojournalist of the Year (Small Markets). The National Press Photographers’ Association, which sponsors the competition, announced the complete results on March 24. Tlumacki won... More

How Should Clients React to Sexual Coercion Allegations Against Terry Richardson?

Posted by on Wednesday March 26, 2014 | Business, Celebrity, Fashion

Now that another model has come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against photographer Terry Richardson, his clients face a difficult question: What ethical obligations, if any, do they have to take a stand? Over the past several years, reports have periodically flared up that Richardson has manipulated some models to engage with him in... More

Magnum Foundation Awards 10 Emergency Fund Grants

Posted by on Wednesday March 26, 2014 | Uncategorized

The non-profit Magnum Foundation today announced the winners of its 2014 Emergency Fund Grants, which help photographers investigate and complete stories on critical but under-reported issues. This year’s winners will look at a variety of social and political topics in nine countries. The 2014 EF Grantees and their stories are: Oscar B. Castillo: “Our War,... More

VII Photo Announces 5 New Photographers in its Mentor Program

Posted by on Monday March 24, 2014 | Photojournalism

VII Photo announced today that five emerging photographers have been selected to join the photo agency’s mentor program. This year’s roster of photographers were chosen from 150 applicants. Over the next two years, VII photographers will mentor the five emerging photographers to foster their professional growth. The five are: Poulomi Basu, based in New Delhi,... More