Evan Vucci

2,321 Added | 1 Magazine | 16 Following | 90,271 Followers | @evanvucci | AP photojournalist / multimedia producer / storyteller. I also spend time doing CrossFit, Krav Maga, and being dad. Twitter and Instagram @evanvucci

Diversity in Photojournalism: ‘Talk Is Cheap’

Over the years, Brent Lewis has stood out in media scrums on assignment or in the audience at conferences and workshops: He’s usually among the very few photographers of color — or the only one — around.<p>“We are easy to spot in a crowd at photo events,” said Mr. Lewis, the photo editor for ESPN’s …

The help Trump promised hasn’t come. So this ‘dying city’ is determined to save itself.

As the sun set along the widened expanses of the St. Johns River, Palatka Mayor Terrill Hill grabbed a cooler filled with beer and climbed aboard the Pride of Palatka. Inside the red-and-white riverboat sat a group of visiting environmental enthusiasts, eager to see the attraction locals hoped …

J.C. Penney

Venturing into boxing’s red corner where sweat and blood are a common occurrence.

<i>Calla Kessler is a photojournalism intern at The Washington Post. In July, she photographed a boxing match held at the Sphinx Club in downtown Washington, where she spent most of the evening with the competitors of the red corner.</i><p>There were 10 matches, with different weight classes competing. …

Boxing

The Best Drone Photos of the Year

See winning photographs from the fourth annual Dronestagram contest.<p>Photographers across the globe are taking to the sky, using drones to capture eye-catching images not so easily documented once before.<p>To distinguish this work, the fourth annual international Dronestagram contest is recognizing …

Nature Photography

Spotlight on Ed Kashi

Through the Outback

Traveling across Australia’s vast interior, our photojournalist found a land that defied easy explanations, a remote expanse filled with meaning.

Photojournalism

John G. Morris, Renowned Photo Editor in the Thick of History, Dies at 100

John G. Morris, a renowned picture editor who left an indelible stamp on photojournalism from World War II through the Vietnam War, died on Friday at a hospital near his home in Paris. He was 100.<p>His friend and colleague Robert Pledge, a founder of the agency Contact Press Images, confirmed the …

States of America: Photography from the Civil Rights Movement to the Reagan Era

This autumn, Nottingham Contemporary will present <i>States of America</i>, its first ever group exhibition dedicated to photography. Bringing together …

Civil Rights

Official White House Photographer Gets Candid on Working With Trump

The inauguration of Donald Trump meant the end of Pete Souza’s position as official White House photographer. Stepping into his shoes, Shealah …

Donald Trump

A US back road is route to hope in Canada for many migrants

Thousands of migrants are fleeing the United States for Canada via a remote back road in upstate New York. The Canadians arrest the migrants as soon as they step across the border from the United States. The migrants prefer to take a chance in Canada rather than risk being deported from the United …

Canada

Photographer Documents The Secret Side Of China's Underground Club Life

The underground vice club scene in China is darker and seedier than one would imagine despite the official ban on sex workers and strip clubs, as …

Germany

Losing Face: Inside the Fall of South Korea’s President

The past few months have marked some of the most dramatic moments in South Korea’s recent political history—and Korean-American photographer Argus Paul Estabrook was there to document the upheavals with his award-winning series “Losing Face,” a visual record of the remarkable ousting of South …

Struggling actors moonlight as superheroes in LA

The Week in Pictures: July 28 - August 4

Kids and adults refresh themselves in the "Water Mirror" fountain in the center of Bordeaux, France, on Aug. 4. Southern Europe and the Balkans are experiencing a heatwave with temperatures reaching more than 100 degrees Fahrenheit.<p>— Caroline Blumberg / EPA<p>Share<p>Britain's Prince Philip, in his role …

Eric Hosmer

A Visual Record of Venezuela's Collapse

Raul Martinez, who has little medication for his schizophrenia, takes a nap under his bed at the state-run Pampero Psych<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Meridith …

The Photos We Loved: President Obama Through Pete Souza's Lens

“President-elect Barack Obama was about to walk out to take the oath of office. Backstage at the U.S. Capitol, he took o<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Pete Souza—White …

After The Bomb: Survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Share Their Stories

After The Bomb<p><b>Survivors of the Atomic Blasts in Hiroshima and Nagasaki share their stories</b><p>Photographs by <b>HARUKA SAKAGUCHI</b> | Introduction By <b>LILY ROTHMAN</b><p>…

Stephen Crowley: a Visual Historian in Real Time

<i>After 25 years as a photographer for The New York Times based in Washington, D.C., Stephen Crowley has retired. His incisive and revealing photographs pierced the public veneer of Washington politics, bringing the viewer into the back rooms of power.</i><p>He was also part of a team that won a Pulitzer …

Scaling the World’s Most Lethal Mountain, in the Dead of Winter

The mountain rises glistening from an encasement of glaciers in the far reaches of the Karakoram. Pyramid-shaped, an austere link to eternity, K2 yields only to Everest in height and is deadlier. Its walls are vertiginous no matter the approach.<p>Only the most experienced climbers attempt ascents, …

Celebrating the Legacy of Anja Niedringhaus

An Afghan girl helps her brother down from a security barrier set up outside the Independent Election Commission (IEC) o<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Anja …

10 Breathtaking Pictures of Icy Worlds

Both intimate and monumental, the photography of Paul Nicklen captures the wonder of the polar regions.<p>Most people, if asked to describe their life’s most memorable moment, might share something profound but ultimately recognizable: getting ready for their wedding; a sunrise at the Grand Canyon; a …

Wildlife

A Fire, a Photojournalist, and an Unexpected Package

While studying aerospace engineering at the University of Buffalo, Malaysia-born Marcus Yam caught the photography bug, altering the trajectory of …

Forests

Photos of the Week: 4/15–4/21

A massive statue of a Miao goddess erected in China, the “weed nuns” of California, an Easter rocket war in Greece, the “smelling the breeze” spring holiday in Egypt, the “Hare Pie Scramble and Bottle Kicking event” in England, a manned rocket launch in Kazakhstan, and much more.

Kim Il-sung

May Day Marches and Protests Around the World

People filled the streets of cities around the world yesterday, marching on May Day, or International Labor Day. Groups supporting a wide variety of causes—mostly centered on improving worker’s rights—staged largely peaceful demonstrations, however, some groups were met with force, and others …

Latin America

The Fractured States of America

Photographer Peter van Agtmael presents a darkly beautiful mosaic of a country in search of itself.<p>Peter van Agtmael was 20 on September 11, 2001. Like many Americans who came of age at the time, the attacks shook his worldview. He spent the next decade thinking about questions of race, …

Crime

In New York’s Cafeterias, a Cup of Coffee and Community

While shooting on the streets of Brooklyn one wintry day in 1975, Marcia Bricker Halperin took a coffee break that became an epiphany. She and her gear got so cold that advancing the film became a problem. She ducked into the warmth of Dubrow’s Cafeteria, a self-service restaurant and gathering …

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Islam

The Story Behind the Viral Photograph of a Policeman on Fire

The photograph is commanding. As anti-riot police officers patrol the streets of Paris, one of them is hit by a Molotov cocktail during the May Day …

The Story Behind an Army Combat Photographer's Final Picture

It’s an instance of war that we’re not really meant to see, an unnerving blur of debris and fire before death. Nearly four years after a U.S. Army …