Mischa Keijser is a professional photographer living and working in The Netherlands. He recently self-published a very handsome limited edition book of personal photos that he views as a visual diary of the period in his life dating from the death of his father, through falling in love, and the birth of Mischa's first child. In between are moments of majesty in local Dutch landscapes, and meditations on the treatment of animals and the environment in modern society.
The Japanese government has labelled the unchanging emergency situation “Normal” because it is in a stable (though stagnant) state. This photo report suggests that the "new normal" is a nightmare with a very long half-life.
Although photojournalists show us so much, they rarely get the chance to speak. This book, containing almost 40 interviews, fills that gap with an astounding array of stories and perspectives from the front lines of the Iraq War.
A wide-ranging interview with one of the great minds in the photography world (and LensCulture Earth Awards juror), which touches upon the fundamental power of photography to convey ideas, agitate for change and, perhaps, make a difference in the world.