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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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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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4×5 Kodachromes

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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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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

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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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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...

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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

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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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Terrorism Watch: Afghan photographers shoot to glory

Terrorism Watch: Afghan photographers shoot to glory | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

Fardin Waezi, a 31-year-old United Nations photographer, began his career at age seven with his father in their Kabul studio, rebuilt after its destruction by warring mujahidin leaders. They created portraits together with a large, antique box camera - taking photos, developing negatives, and producing prints.

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Bill Biggart: Until the final image | La Lettre de la Photographie

Bill Biggart: Until the final image | La Lettre de la Photographie | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Bill Biggart was the only journalist casualty in the 9/11 tragedy of the collapse of the World Trade Center. He became a photographer very early in life. On that day he was carrying three cameras one of them digital, he had just bought.
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Mexicali’s Hotel of the Deported Migrant - Framework - Photos and Video - Visual Storytelling from the Los Angeles Times

Mexicali’s Hotel of the Deported Migrant - Framework - Photos and Video - Visual Storytelling from the Los Angeles Times | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
The men trudge up the staircase, slip around a body asleep on the landing and enter a dim corridor, where a fat man with broken teeth and two missing fingertips rouses himself off a saggy couch.
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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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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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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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'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 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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Life During Wartime

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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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Forty years after ‘napalm girl’ picture, a photographer reflects on the moment that might have been his

Forty years after ‘napalm girl’ picture, a photographer reflects on the moment that might have been his | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Forty years after the “napalm girl” picture changed the tide in the Vietnam war, a photographer who was there and missed capturing that image reflects on its power and on waiting for the moment.
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40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
A moving collection of iconic photographs from the last 100 years that demonstrate the heartbreak of loss, the tremendous power of loyalty, and the triumph of the human spirit. Warning: Some of the...
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