SPOTLIGHTConcern Yourself with Why: Reflections from the Edges of GreeceJournalists are often told to answer the 5 W’s in their work (who, what, when, where…)—but according to this award-winning Greek photographer, it is “the why” that is most important.Read More
Concern Yourself with Why: Reflections from the Edges of Greece
Journalists are often told to answer the 5 W’s in their work (who, what, when, where…)—but according to this award-winning Greek photographer, it is “the why” that is most important.
An Unphotographed Moment: Absent Images of a Self-Immolation in Warsaw
For over 50 years, photographs of self-immolations have instigated public outrage and political change. What happens when this defiant act occurs but no one takes a picture? A recent example from Poland provides a chilling answer.
A Pulitzer-Prize Winner Speaks on the Art of Photojournalism
Award-winning photojournalist Renée C. Byer talks to LensCulture about making an authentic connection with the people she documents and the life-changing relationships formed along the way.
The Reverberations from the Frame, the Photographic Echo
He photographed the capture of Saddam Hussein and Nelson Mandela’s funeral—an interview with AP’s Chief Photographer for the Middle East, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.
The European migrant crisis has receded from the public eye but continues to evolve. A veteran photojournalist offers us a wider lens on the topic, connecting the Mediterranean to the western reaches of Africa.
Instant Mosul: The Conflict Through 5 Photojournalists’ Instagram Feeds
A look at how photographers are using Instagram to convey the day-to-day realities of living in conflict—with a selection of accounts to follow if you want to stay up to date. [Content warning: some violent images of war]
Beyond the Wall
Rather than focusing solely on punishment, a prison in Malawi allows its inmates to provide for themselves and their community—by producing corn, soybeans and other crops that are then sent to feed children at nearby schools.
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