Tag Archives: Photojournalism

As Drik As Possible

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The Statesman, and the Photographer

The statesman, and the photographer Originally published as an Op-Ed in The New Age August 24, 2015 by Shahidul Alam LOOKING at this photograph, one of the few in our library where the photographer is unknown, I realise how times … Continue reading

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Chasing Windmills

AZIZUR RAHIM PEU, born 10th June 1964, died 14 October 2014 “If you let me go, I’ll kill myself.” I’d never given a job to anyone before. So this response to my suggestion that there was a better future for … Continue reading

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Drik’s 25th Anniversary

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Photojournalism Resources

As is often the case, a very North American/European bias. But still a useful list Photojournalism Resources A.M Qattan Foundation: Founded in 1994, the A.M. QATTAN FOUNDATION is a UK-registered charity focusing on two principal areas, culture and education. American … Continue reading

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Meta-narrative: Fred Ritchin on the future of photojournalism

By Fred Ritchin in British Journal of Photography Photographer Balazs Gardi co-created the experimental media project Basetrack, which documents the deployment of the 1st Battalion, Eighth Marines, at Combat Outpost 7171 in Helmand, Afghanistan. Image © Balazs Gardi / Basetrack.org … Continue reading

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Tragedy and the Role of Professional Photojournalists

by Alex Garcia of Chicago Tribune Newspaper pages from around the world speak to the international interest in the Boston Marathon tragedy. A collection of front pages can be viewed at the Newseum website.  It’s hard to write about any other … Continue reading

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Upcoming Deadlines for Grants, Fellowships Up to $10,000

Deadlines for some big grants are approaching. Inge Morath Award Administered by the Magnum Foundation, the Inge Morath Award of $5,000 is given annually to a female photojournalist under the age of 30. The Award supports the completion of a … Continue reading

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Just Make It Happen: Kenneth Jarecke on Paulo Pellegrin’s award winning photo on WPP contest

By Kenneth Jarecke Paolo Pellegrin is one of the most successful photographers working today. He works with the most high-profile magazines, he publishes books, is a member of the most prestigious photo agency (Magnum), contributes to interesting projects and regularly … Continue reading

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OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS TO THE OTHER HUNDRED

The Forbes 100, the Fortune 500, Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index, the list of rich lists is endless.  But the super-rich are only a very small fraction of the population, and their story is not the whole story. It is this other … Continue reading

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