Photojournalism

Stanley Greene obituary

Photojournalist who took acclaimed images in conflict and disaster zones<p>“I don’t like the word ‘photojournalism’. It’s been bastardised,” Stanley Greene told an interviewer in 2010. “I am comfortable with the idea of being a photographer, just being a photographer. I don’t want to be an artist; I …

Learning to See Again at India’s Home for the Blind and Deaf

Yogendra’s hands gingerly reach out for a wall he hopes is there, just another step and, yes, his fingers touch the cool plaster that has become so …

Billboard Uses Tire Screeching Sounds to Photograph Terrified Jaywalkers

An unusual billboard was recently set up at a crosswalk in France to promote pedestrian safety. Whenever a pedestrian was detected crossing while the …

Photography

Don't Let AI Ruin Your Photography

This week, Google’s AlphaGo program beat the world’s best Go player, Ke Jie, in 2 straight games in a best of 5 series. Go is considered to be the …

Machine Learning

The Best Work I Saw at the NYT Portfolio Review

Though art and news photography commingle these days, artists and journalists are very different breeds.<p>I studied art at the undergrad and graduate …

Photography

Photos of the week: 20 great images from around the globe

This week's collection of the most interesting photos from around the world features a silhouetted surfer in France, images of joy and grief from …

Photography

Beautiful Photos From 1942 Show the Making of the New York Times

Taken in September of 1942, this captivating collection of black and white photographs show the New York Times in production during the height of …

Photography

Texas teachers give ‘most likely to become a terrorist’ award to 13-year-old

Seventh-grader Lizeth Villanueva has been in her school’s academic honors program for two years. She gets good grades and has never been a discipline problem. Yet on Tuesday, her teacher gave her a “most likely to become a terrorist” award.<p>It was supposed to be a joke, part of a mock …

Beware: 500px Now Sells Your Photos on Fotolia Without Credit

I discovered this week that my 500px Marketplace photo is being sold elsewhere, and I haven’t gotten a dime of sales (yet). If you sell photos …

Photography

Iraqi troops, once praised by US, torture and execute civilians in secret videos

Officers of an elite Iraqi special forces unit, praised by U.S. military commanders earlier this year for its role in fighting ISIS, directed the …

Islamic State (ISIS)

The week in 28 photos

Photography

For Army Infantry’s 1st Women, Heavy Packs and the Weight of History

FORT BENNING, Ga. — The first group of women graduated from United States Army infantry training last week, but with soldiers obscured by body armor, camouflage face paint and smoke grenades, it was almost impossible to distinguish the mixed-gender squads in the steamy woods from those of earlier …

War

Iraqi photojournalist reveals graphic torture by soldiers

Footage shot by award-winning photojournalist shows Iraqi soldiers torturing and killing civilians.

Torture

The last farmer of Florida's prized Zellwood corn is thinking of packing it in

MOUNT DORA — Hank Scott steps out of his pickup between the long rows and snaps off an ear that grows about bellybutton-high on the forehead-high …

Agriculture

U.S. Airstrike Killed Over 100 Civilians in Mosul, Pentagon Says

A Pentagon investigation has found that more than 100 civilians were killed after the U.S. dropped a bomb on a building in Mosul, Iraq, in March.<p>The probe found that the U.S. bomb triggered secondary explosions from devices clandestinely planted there by ISIS fighters. And the military says the …

Islamic State (ISIS)

President Trump’s war on the press is dangerous. He’s discrediting a profession he fears

If you can’t handle reporters asking questions, Congress isn’t the place for you, because that happens here every day. Snowflake, you best stay home. …

Media Industry

The Week in Pictures: May 26, 2017

Photos by The New York Times and by photographers from around the world.<p><i>Follow @nytimesphoto on Twitter. You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram.</i>

Greg Gianforte

VP and former Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to attend Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials are making a security change after Vice President Mike Pence confirmed he will attend Sunday's race.<p>Pence, a former Indiana governor, confirmed Thursday that he would be returning to his home state to watch the race, which is part of a …

Mike Pence

On Long Island, Veterans Fly Vintage Aircraft, and Reminisce

Long Island was once home to as many as 120 airfields, which means that the sky was full and the highways relatively empty. The Bayport Aerodrome, carved out of the Pine Barrens midcentury, is the last of the public grass airfields, and has become a gathering spot for retired service veterans who …

New York City

Time for Donald Trump to close, sell or restructure Kentucky

Running the country like a business means we can't afford to carry low productivity states.<p>We’re told that, with President Trump as our nation’s CEO, America will now be run more like a business. Well, the first thing our new CEO should do is stop the hemorrhage of cash in money-draining operations.<p>…

Politics

How 6 Pro Photographers Are Using Instagram Stories

Stacy Kranitz (@stacykranitz)<p>In Stacy Kranitz's Instagram Stories, like the rest of her feed, the photographer purposely blurs the boundaries between …

Photography

At His Own Wake, Celebrating Life and the Gift of Death

VICTORIA, British Columbia — Two days before he was scheduled to die, John Shields roused in his hospice bed with an unusual idea. He wanted to organize an Irish wake for himself. It would be old-fashioned with music and booze, except for one notable detail — he would be present.<p>The party should …

Vancouver Island

A Journalist Was Body Slammed? Some Conservatives Await the Media’s Apology

In this time of intense partisanship, shiv-in-the-kidney politics and squabbles over the meaning of truth, can Americans come together and agree that a politician slamming a journalist to the ground for asking a question is wrong?<p>The answer, it turns out, is no.<p>After Greg Gianforte, the Republican …

Greg Gianforte

The Story Behind the Viral Photo of Pope Francis and Donald Trump

Did Pope Francis smile when he met President Trump? It depends on the picture.<p>All eyes were on the Vatican on Wednesday when Trump, along with …

Donald Trump

Discover the People Behind the “Strictly Platonic” Ads on Craigslist

<i>Vegan bestie – w4w</i> <i><br>body: fit</i> <i><br>height: 5’6″ (167cm)</i> <i><br>status: single</i> <i><br>age: 26</i> <i><br>Looking for an intelligent, vegan, self starting woman who wants to explore vegan</i> …

Photography

A Poetic Look at the Ports of Greece

In listening to photojournalist Konstantinos Pashalis describe his time documenting the shipyards of Eleusis in Greece, you’d be forgiven for …

Real Life Film Noir in San Francisco

When Pamela Gentile was studying filmmaking, she enjoyed shooting stills on her friends’ movie projects. But she discovered that photography was her true calling after she saw “Citizen Kane” and realized Orson Welles was only 23 when he made perhaps the greatest movie in American cinema history.<p>“I …

Airports

French photojournalist detained in Turkey declares hunger strike - Middle East - RFI

Photographer Mathias Depardon was detained while working on a for <i>National Geographic</i> magazine in Hasankeyf in the south-eastern Batman province.<p>After his initial detention, Depardon was transferred to a centre run by Turkey's immigration department where he remains, despite a deportation order …

Middle East

‘Magnum Manifesto,’ a 70-Year History Lesson in Photojournalism

When the International Center of Photography reopened last year in its new home on the Bowery, it seemed to be swerving into a new lane — or, perhaps, careering off the road altogether. New York’s leading photography institution, it opened uptown in 1974, with a mandate from its founder, Cornell …

The Arts

Fifteen years of VII: Iconic Prints

To celebrate the agency's fifteen year anniversary, VII is offering a very special edition of our VII print sale: iconic prints.<p>For this print sale, …

Ron Haviv