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By RE Casper | In association with StreetPX, a Photography Podcast. A digital mashup of articles discovered on the photographic study of the human condition. Street photography, Documentary photography and Photojournalism. www.StreetPX.com

The Indomitable Spirit of the Idomeni Refugee Camp

As thousands of refugees huddle together outside their tents in a small wheat field, they warm themselves around their campfire and dream of a new …

Refugees

The History of Photojournalism. How Photography Changed the Way We Receive News.

Using images to communicate the news, photojournalism has shaped the way we view the world since the mid-19th century. What began as war photography has slowly spread to other newsworthy events, including sports, and even long-form storytelling through photo essays.<p>While some say its heyday has …

Photojournalism

Riding With the Nigerian Soldiers Fighting Boko Haram

<b>This year,</b> I spent most of the month of January in northeastern Nigeria on a reporting trip for The Times Magazine with the writer Sarah Topol to tell the story of boys abducted by Boko Haram and forced to become child soldiers. During this time, I was also able to photograph parts of the conflict …

Nigeria

Photographer Spends 6 Months Traveling Alone to Photograph Siberia’s Indigenous People

For the past 9 years, photographer Alexander Khimushin has been traveling the world, visiting 84 different countries. Three years ago, inspired by the idea of documenting remote cultures that are slowly disappearing due to globalization, he began his <i>The World in Faces</i> project. Seeking out small, …

Anthropology

A Day of Faith and Train Hopping

From a bird’s eye view, it would appear that the streets of Tongi, Bangladesh had been completely painted, every inch of the road covered in …

Design

Photographer's journey across segregated 1960s US

James Baldwin's 1963 classic 'The Fire Next Time' addressed the racism facing Black people in America.<p>Photographer Steve Schapiro read one of James Baldwin's essays and he pitched an idea to Life Magazine; to follow James Baldwin across the US on his speaking tour for one month.<p>Both Life Magazine …

Black History

Reminiscing with the Lifelong Hippies of Ohio

When people talk about communal societies, they probably first think of the hippie movement in California: bohemians and beatniks alike, wandering …

Golden

A Slow Ride Through (and Around) Yangon

YANGON, Myanmar — To ride Yangon’s charmingly decrepit Circle Line train is to ride through history. Built more than 60 years ago to connect rural suburbs and townships to the city’s commercial heart, its trains — some almost as old as the line itself — move nearly 100,000 people a day, in a slow, …

Asia

The ’60s Photographer Who Captured the Street in Vivid Color

In 1962, Joel Meyerowitz left his job in advertising and set out to be a photographer. He started by venturing outside with two Leica cameras (one loaded with color film and the other with black and white) to snap the world in motion: In one image, a man strides through the streets of New York …

Street Photography

Photo Essay: A New Pipeline Encroaches on Florida’s Fragile Everglades

Construction of a new natural gas project in Florida, the Sabal Trail pipeline, is nearing completion as the Trump administration threatens to …

Mesmerizing vintage photos provide rare glimpse of old Hong Kong

<b>(CNN) —</b> A handsome, well-coiffed man carries a tray of tofu through the streets of Hong Kong. Workers squat on concrete steps picking at their lunches with chopsticks. An old woman walks down an empty alley, rays of sunlight piercing the smoke and dust.<p>These are just some of the scenes, captured by …

Street Photography

Photo essay: A day with women and children in Chad

Recently I was in Chad, documenting the work of an NGO that provides food and education for impoverished areas during difficult times. While there, I …

California State Democratic Convention 2017

Recently, I had the honor of documenting the high velocity life of a candidate, during the 3-Day 2017 California State Democratic …

Democratic Convention

Testing RAW vs JPEG Recoverability with the Fuji X-Pro2

We’ve all done it. The inadvertent over exposed sidewalk shot. Our cameras held low at our sides, or clipped in on a shoulder strap. We turn and take …

Mike Kirschner began his creative path photographing the iconic musical artists’ of San Francisco’s psychedelic rock scene. As a result, from the …

DOCUMENTARY PHOTOG - Oil Boom Boys

North Dakota has been at the center of conversations surrounding a more energy efficient America. The state sits above a 200,000 square foot rock …

Incredible Vintage Photographs That Capture Inside a Saigon Opium Detox Clinic in 1949

In 1949, <i>LIFE</i> ran a photo essay depicting life in Saigon, Vietnam. The images featured candid, picturesque snapshots of life during the city's bygone …

Ho Chi Minh City

Photo Essay: A Day in the Sulfur Mines of Kawah Ijen

At the eastern end of the island of Java lies the active volcano of Kawah Ijen. Here men work in perilous conditions to extract suffer from the …

Photo Essay: The Homeless Children on the Streets of Kitale, Kenya

It’s five o’clock in the morning, and a cold mist lies upon the small Kenyan town of Kitale. Only if you walk around the empty town at the break of …

On the road of bones

<b>Photographer Jacob Aue Sobol has recently returned from the latest leg of his journey along the notorious Kolyma Highway in Russia, documenting the frozen landscape and the communities that he found along the way.</b><p>The route is known as the "road of bones", named after the thousands of gulag …

F**k Photojournalism: It’s Time for the Industry to Change Before It Dies

If you were to ask me whether or not I was surprised that there is another scandal in the photojournalism community, I would reply with a resounding …

Never Before Seen Diane Arbus Photographs Will Be Unveiled

Previously unseen Diane Arbus photographs are about to get a public eye, and will be unveiled at the Levy Gorvy gallery in New York City. The iconic …

Jewish Culture

Why Street Photography Matters in 2017

“Street photography is dead”, declare forum threads and thinkpieces far and wide. The Internet and phone cameras have watered the quality down. The …

EP38 - Street Photography and Homelessness with Jean-Benoit Levy, Matthew Gerry, TJ Johnston

Today on StreetPX, we have a full house, as Visual Artist Jean-Benoit Levy, Matthew Gerring from StreetSheet and TJ Johnston from the Coalition on …

New York Times is More than Doubling Its Day Rate for Photographers: Report

In the <i>New York Times</i> 2020 Report about the future of the journalism at the <i>Times</i>, the paper put this point first: <b>“The report needs to become more</b> …

Subway • Bruce Davidson

Bruce Davidson | Subway New York City, USA. 1980. © Bruce Davidson | Magnum Photos<p>Since the ground was broken, New York City’s subway system has been …

StreetPX is LIVE at Streetfoto 2017 – StreetFoto

StreetPX is coming to Streetfoto 2017!<p>Today, we are excited to announce the addition of <b>StreetPX</b> to the festival.<p>Mark your calendars and join our SPX …

Gritty Street Photos of Tokyo in the 70s and 80s

"When the last trains in Tokyo are gone, along with the businessmen and women, students, and the workers of restaurants and bars, Tokyo is deserted, and the 'other face of Tokyo' emerges," writes photographer Masatoshi Naito about his photo book.<p><i>All photos by Masatoshi Naito, courtesy of Super Labo.</i><p>…

StreetFoto – StreetFoto San Francisco. An international street photography festival.

Street Photographers are coming to San Francisco<p>June 5-11, 2017<p>JUST CONFIRMED: BRUCE GILDEN MAGNUM WORKSHOP!<p>StreetFoto San Francisco is gearing up …