Posts Tagged ‘The New York Times’

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

NY Times Public Editor Questions T Magazine Photoshopping Policy

Posted by on Monday May 20, 2013 | Fashion, Media, Photo Manipulation

In an editorial published yesterday in The New York Times, the newspaper’s public editor, Margaret Sullivan, questioned the rules regarding Photoshopping at T, the monthly style magazine published by the Times, and suggested that readers should be notified when fashion images have been digitally manipulated. She also pointed out that editors shouldn’t assume that readers... More

Photogs Dish Anonymously About Clients’ Rates Via New Tumblr Site

Posted by on Tuesday March 12, 2013 | Business, Media, Photojournalism, Social Media/Web

A new site on Tumblr set up by an anonymous editorial photographer seeks to provide a platform where photographers can share information about what clients in all fields, from editorial to advertising to non-profits, pay photographers. Still in its infancy, the site, Who Pays Photographers, is based on a similar Tumblr, Who Pays Writers, which,... More

Paul Hansen of Dagens Nyheter Wins POYi Newspaper Photographer of the Year

Posted by on Monday February 11, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism, Photos In The News

© Paul Hansen/Dagens Nyheter Paul Hansen, photographer with the newspaper Dagens Nyheter of Sweden has been named the 2012 Newspaper Photographer of the year in the 70th Pictures of the Year International (POYi). Hansen was honored for a portfolio that included coverage of the conflict in Gaza and a series on individuals whose lives were... More

Police Intimidation Watch: NYPD Returns Cameras to Times Freelancer

Posted by on Tuesday August 14, 2012 | Photojournalism

The New York City police department has returned camera gear belonging to a freelance photographer who was arrested August 4 after refusing to stop photographing police activity on a public street. Photographer Robert Stolarik got his camera equipment back on August 10, the National Press Photographers Association reported on its Web site. Stolarik told NPPA,... More

The College Kid Whose Obama Photo Landed in The New Yorker

Posted by on Friday June 15, 2012 | Media

An article in the current issue of The New Yorker, about what President Obama might accomplish if elected to a second term, appears with a striking, double-page photo of the President standing alone and looking thoughtful. The photo was shot during the G8 summit last month by Luke Sharrett, a student at Western Kentucky University... More

Official News Agency of a Totalitarian Regime Doctored a News Photo. Imagine That.

Posted by on Thursday December 29, 2011 | Photo Manipulation, Photos In The News

The photo of the funeral of Kim Jung-Il distributed by the Korean Central News Agency, the official news agency of North Korea, was stunning: Limousines driving in formation behind a giant portrait of the Supreme Leader, rows of mourners lining their route, snow whitening the ground, a giant North Korean flag billowing majestically at the... More