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'I was gutted that I'd been such a coward': photographers who didn't step in to help

'I was gutted that I'd been such a coward': photographers who didn't step in to help | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
What's it like to witness a mob attack, a starving child or the aftermath of a bomb, and take a photograph instead of stopping to help?
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The Day the Idiot Killed Photojournalism

The Day the Idiot Killed Photojournalism | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
How firing a Pulitzer Prize winner and twenty seven photojournalists, with years of experience in the field, would help the Chicago Sun-Times strengthen and support any visual element?
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Behind the curtains of Kathmandu

Behind the curtains of Kathmandu | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

At 16 Suman developped a love marriage against her parents wishes. Now, at 22, the father has disappeared and she has come from Darjeeling to Kathmandu to support her 3-year-old, Priyanka.
When she next visits home she will bring her daughter a doll.

 

"When I drink, I want to die", says Suman, caught in a viscous circle of desperation, prostitution and drink, in fear her family will find out she's working in a cabin restaurant.

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Malcolm Browne in Memoriam: The Story Behind the Iconic Burning Monk | LightBox | TIME.com

Malcolm Browne in Memoriam: The Story Behind the Iconic Burning Monk | LightBox | TIME.com | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Photographer Malcolm Browne, known for his shocking and iconic image of a self-immolating monk in Saigon, died on Monday at the age of 81. Last year, Browne spoke with TIME international picture editor Patrick Witty from his home in Vermont.
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Death of Martine Franck | Le Journal de la Photographie

Death of Martine Franck | Le Journal de la Photographie | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Martine Franck has passed away. The news is all the more horrible because it was expected. Martine had been ill for a long while, but with her extraordinary reserve and exceptional elegance, she did not want it to be known.
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4×5 Kodachromes

4×5 Kodachromes | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
My Russian blog started to be visited by many English speaking readers after I posted the following post. I thought it would be great to give this post a special place in my new English blog, and l...
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The Single Most Awesome Photographer at the Olympics

The Single Most Awesome Photographer at the Olympics | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Sports photography is usually home to the highest-of-high tech camera technologies, because its subjects move so swiftly, and in such limited bursts. It's not the place you'd expect to find, say, a gigantic old 4x5 large format view camera.
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'I was gutted that I'd been such a coward': photographers who didn't step in to help

'I was gutted that I'd been such a coward': photographers who didn't step in to help | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
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The Power of Tragic Photos ‹ PhotoShelter Blog

The Power of Tragic Photos ‹ PhotoShelter Blog | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

In this photo from Aurora, Shannon is using what looks like a normal lens, but it doesn’t matter that he’s standing a few feet away from the subject because she’s overwhelmed by her emotion. This photo did make me cry...

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Guttenfelder’s iPhone Photos | PlogPlog Photo Blog

Guttenfelder’s iPhone Photos | PlogPlog Photo Blog | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

Associated Press photographer David Guttenfelder not only documents the war in Afghanistan with traditional digital cameras, he also used an iPhone camera, carried in his flak jacket pocket, coupled with a Polaroid film filter application to photograph the daily lives of Marines, Afghan soldiers and fellow journalists during the military offensive in Marjah, Afghanistan.

 

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Capturing Libya: Through a Hipstamatic Lens To...

Capturing Libya: Through a Hipstamatic Lens To... | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Capturing Libya: Through a Hipstamatic Lens To photojournalism purists, it was pure blasphemy: a prestigious prize, third place for photo of the year, granted to a New York Times photographer who’d...
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Captured: America in Color from 1939-1943

Captured: America in Color from 1939-1943 | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

These images, by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, are some of the only color photographs taken of the effects of the Depression on America’s rural and small town populations. The photographs are the property of the Library of Congress and were included in a 2006 exhibit Bound for Glory: America in Color.

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Wasma Mansour – Single Saudi Women | Constantin Nimigean - oitzarisme

Wasma Mansour – Single Saudi Women | Constantin Nimigean - oitzarisme | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

Wasma Mansour was born in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in 1980 and is now a London-based photographer in the process of completing a practice-based research degree at the London College of Communication. Her photographic practice focuses on ‘human to space’ relationships; this research project...

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Diane Arbus the Writer

Diane Arbus the Writer | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Some people express themselves well visually, others are great writers, and a lucky few are talented in both areas. Diane Arbus was one of the few who could do both. … Continue reading &rarr...
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People Are Dying and Governments Are Falling in Lebanon | VICE

People Are Dying and Governments Are Falling in Lebanon | VICE | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Friday’s assassination of General Wissam al-Hassan has rocked Lebanon to its core.
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September 11, 2001 | Susan Meiselas | Magnum Photos

September 11, 2001 | Susan Meiselas | Magnum Photos | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

On the morning of September 11th 2001, eleven Magnum members were smack in the middle of a photographers meeting in the NYC office. As a group, they rushed down to ground zero and began shooting.

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A Life Revealed - National Geographic Magazine

A Life Revealed - National Geographic Magazine | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Seventeen years after she stared out from the cover of National Geographic, a former Afghan refugee comes face-to-face with the world once more.
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Click, edit, crop or drop

Click, edit, crop or drop | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Being a picture editor for a wire agency at the London 2012 Olympics is like being a referee at a title-deciding football match.
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Usain Bolt Nabs Photographer’s DSLR, Snaps Awesome POV Shots

Usain Bolt Nabs Photographer’s DSLR, Snaps Awesome POV Shots | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Ever wonder what it's like to be the world's fastest man winning a gold medal at the Olympics? Usain Bolt wants you to know.

After sprinting to victory in the 200m race today, Bolt proceeded to run...
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War Scars - Bosnia Herzegovina

War Scars - Bosnia Herzegovina | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
The Balkan's war has been one of the most cruel and ferocious that we can remember.
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Satoki Nagata: Documenting The World to Discover Yourself

Satoki Nagata: Documenting The World to Discover Yourself | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
A Japanese photographer who has lived in downtown Chicago since 1992, Satoki Nagata is a passionately dispassionate photojournalist, a complex identity influenced by his background in both science and the Zen Buddhist tradition.
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Women Who Changed the Face of Professional Photography

Women Who Changed the Face of Professional Photography | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
A great article on The Photo Life!...
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Life During Wartime

Life During Wartime | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
After more than 30 years of war, Afghanistan’s special tragedy — its wonder — is that the obstinate violence no longer represents an assault on daily life.
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iSee

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This blog is part of a project borne during my travels as a professional photojournalist. For years,...
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What Are National Geographic Photo Buyers Looking For?

What Are National Geographic Photo Buyers Looking For? | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Many photographers dream of getting published in National Geographic and it's not just the fierce competition keeping them from realizing their dreams. You have to know what the photo buyers are looking for.
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Pictures of the Day: India and Elsewhere

Pictures of the Day: India and Elsewhere | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

From Lens blogs- NY Times. Photos from India, Israel, Syria and Spain.

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