Photojournalism

Bowens: Yes, We’re Dead, and Chinese Brands Killed Us

It’s now official: Bowens is dead. The well-known 94-year-old lighting equipment brand has officially confirmed that it has discontinued operations, …

Photography

The Annie Leibovitz of the Alt-Right

<b>On a clear</b> afternoon in mid-February, I met the photographer Peter Duke outside his apartment in Pacific Palisades, an affluent Los Angeles neighborhood situated on a high cliff overlooking the ocean. Duke is 60 but looks a decade younger; he has a head full of wavy, sand-colored hair, and in his …

Breitbart News

Capturing the elegance of Notting Hill Carnival’s towering sound systems

When photographer Brian David Stevens moved to Ladbroke Grove he found himself at the beating heart of West London’s annual Notting hill carnival. On …

Amid Crisis, Venezuela’s Youth Wait to Live Again

Adriana Loureiro Fernández’s images of the protests and street clashes in Venezuela are dark — masked figures emerging from shadows, backlit by flames or wrapped in swirls of tear gas. People flash a gun or a knife, or show off stones that would soon be launched at police. She gets up close, which …

Nicolás Maduro

Photos of a Strange and Beautiful Australian Mining Town - Feature Shoot

In 2008, French photographer Antoine Bruy spent a year in Australia. When he returned home, he planned to bring with him more than a hundred rolls of …

Australia

Magnum and LensCulture Photography Awards 2017 winners are revealed

The winners of the 2017 Magnum and LensCulture Photography Awards have been revealed. A series winner and a single image winner have been chosen in …

Live blog: Most speakers tell Hillsborough commissioners the Confederate monument needs to go

TAMPA — More than 100 speakers are weighing in this morning on what should be done with Tampa's Confederate monument, with most telling Hillsborough …

Finding Visual Poetry in Russia

A woman bundles up behind a jumble of mismatched chairs. A man at a table leans into his palm. A veiled woman averts her eyes as she steps into the light. Some of these photos are sentences, others phrases, and still others seem to be straight out of a Joseph Brodsky poem. For Igor Posner, they …

What The Photo Editor of VanityFair.Com Wants

I’m always trying to stay up-to-date with editorial and commercial photography trends. Once a month, I’ll skim through magazines like GQ, Vogue, …

Photography

The Simple Guide On If You Should Go to Photography School

Deciding if you should go to photography school takes more than looking at its perks. First, you will have to realize who you are, where you are …

Photography

It’s Time for Hillary Clinton to Gracefully Bow Out of Public Life, Along with All Other Women

You won’t find a bigger supporter of Hillary Clinton than me. Sure, I stumped for Barack Obama in 2008, and for Bernie Sanders during the 2016 primary, but I have always been steadfast in my belief that Hillary Rodham Clinton had the judgment and experience to be Commander-in-Chief of the United …

Hillary Clinton

Exclusive: CNN witnesses US Navy's drone-killing laser

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the sometimes hostile waters of the Persian Gulf looms the US Navy's first -- in fact, the world's first -- active laser weapon.<p>The LaWS, an acronym for Laser Weapons System, is not science fiction. It is not experimental. It is deployed on board the USS Ponce amphibious transport ship, …

U.S. Navy

Tracy Fish: The States Project: South Carolina

I first met Tracy Fish on a muggy evening in Conway, SC sitting on a screened in porch sipping a glass of whiskey. There was a long table full of …

South Carolina

WINNERS—Magnum Photography Awards 2017

<b>Magnum Photography</b><br>Awards 2017<p>Presenting the Winners, Finalists & Jurors’ Picks<p>We are very pleased to announce the 41 outstanding photographers who have been selected as recipients of the 2nd annual Magnum Photography Awards! Our jury—consisting of Magnum photographers, world-renowned curators, and …

Photography

Snap2

The Stories Behind the 10 Most Iconic Photos from Magnum’s 70-Year History<p>Artsy Editorial<p>By Mitch Sawyer<p>In 1947, four legendary photographers—Robert …

Tiananmen Square

John Adams reflects what it means to compose music in 'a small cultural arena'

If John Adams' good health and productivity persist as long as that of the late Elliott Carter — whose mantle he has assumed as the most widely performed and respected living American classical composer — we may expect a steady stream of music to issue from his pen for at least three more decades. …

Orchestras

Upcoming Trainings and Courses: July 18 Edition

<i>Each week, MediaShift will list upcoming online trainings and courses for journalists and media people – with a focus on digital training. We’ll</i> …

Ron Haviv

Powerful portraits confront the politics of race and representation - Feature Shoot

Photojournalists and editors know it—some consumers do too—exoticism sells. People in the west are fascinated by images that reinforce their …

Art

Case of missing China scholar rattles compatriots at U.S. colleges

CHICAGO(Reuters) - For many of the 300,000 Chinese students at U.S. colleges and their parents back home, the presumed kidnapping of a visiting scholar at the University of Illinois confirmed their worst fears about coming to America to study.<p>Xinyi Zhang, a 21-year-old student from China who is …

Crime

What a shot! 27 amazing sports photos

Take a look at 27 amazing sports photos from July 11 through July 17.

Photography

When Education Is Hijacked by War

In 2014, Diego Ibarra Sánchez was photographing at a school in Iraq. The building was pockmarked with craters from mortar shelling that obliterated an Islamic State encampment that had sought refuge there. In one classroom, Iraqi soldiers kicked around the head of an Islamic State fighter like a …

Islamic State (ISIS)

2017 U.S. Photojournalism Salary Survey Results

It all started with a pair of blog posts.<p>Earlier this year the New York Times’ Lens Blog shared some thoughts from Donald Winslow, a long-time …

Sociology

Wildfires Roar Across Southern Europe

Strong winds, dry weather and high temperatures: The fire season is in full swing across the Mediterranean.<p>In France, fires raged on Tuesday less than 10 miles from the resort city of Nice. In Croatia, fires have damaged homes in the historic city of Split. And in Montenegro, the authorities have …

Europe

What Happened to Ukraine’s 5,500 Lenin Statues?

When the statue of Vladimir Lenin in Ukraine’s Bessarabska Square started coming down on Dec. 8, 2013, Swiss photographer Niels Ackermann was watching it on television at a pizzeria less than a mile away. He left his food and raced to the scene.<p>At the time, Ukraine was in the midst of the …

Russia

The Wet and Wild Style at Jacob Riis, New York City’s Only Nude Beach

This summer we're going to every beach within two hours of New York City to find the people with the waviest style.

Fashion

Many people can’t tell when photos are fake. Can you?

We are a society drowning in doctored photos. Strategically touched-up profiles on dating websites. Magazine covers adorned with pixel-shaved jaws and digitally enhanced busts. Twitter feeds ablaze with images manipulated for maximum outrage.<p>So amid this fakery and our obsession these days with …

Psychology

Introducing The New Yorker Movie Club, on Facebook

Seeing “Breathless” for the first time, in college in the nineteen-seventies, was like having all my molecules rearranged. It was a conversion experience that confirmed for good my devotion to the art of movies, and it launched me toward the discovery of the Hollywood classics that inspired …

Culture

What Statistics Can’t Explain About Life on Parole

Last Saturday my family and I took the ferry to Governors Island, where we happened upon a gallery hosting an exhibit, “Escaping Time: Art From U.S. Prisons.”<p>Pinned to the wall in an upstairs back room was a bouquet of roses, fashioned out of toilet paper and stained in a palette of tangy pastels. …

Prison