ED KASHI
ArchiveCategory

Lianne Milton’s NPR Picture Show

A new NPR Picture Show discusses the work of Lianne Milton, a very talented and motivated photographer on the West Coast who I mentored years ago. She continues to pursue personal projects and succeeds in exploring new ways to disseminate her work. I regard her as an inspiration to...

December 30, 2009

David Campbell and Revolutions in the Media Economy

David Campbell of Durham University has been writing a brilliant series of blog posts entitled “Revolutions in the Media Economy“,which is enlightening and refreshing. It’s a sober approach towards the concerns presently facing photography In the 5th installment (linked above) he walks through a lucid analysis of “pay walls”, an...

December 28, 2009

Talking About the Sandwich Generation on the Nieman Storyboard

Andrea Pitzer, who edits the Nieman Storyboard at Harvard, recently interviewed me about working on the multimedia piece about my father in law, The Sandwich Generation. She also talked to Dallas Morning News reporter and relative newcomer Sonya Hebert, who immersed herself in the world of end-of-life care. Here...

December 23, 2009

Iraq’s Christians Holiday under Siege

Today’s New York Times has an interesting article about the plight of the Christians that remain in Iraq. Since the start of the war in 2003 more than half of Iraq’s Christian community has either died or fled to other countries. Here is a photo from my story published...

December 23, 2009

Power Over Pakistan

On Tuesday, the New York Times reported a difficult development in Pakistan: Visas were not being reissued to many members of the U.S. Embassy, leaving them short staffed. Also, mechanics needed to service helicopters were given the same treatment, which will eventually render the vehicles inoperable. The cause of this...

December 17, 2009

The Effects of the Mayon Volcano

In the Philippines the Mayon volcano has been dangerously active during the last two days, with lava flows and continuous ash explosions threatening the surrounding population. As should be expected, the government has been evacuating the local villages, but many are refusing to leave, afraid that their cattle and...

December 17, 2009

George Eastman House Drive

As important as George Eastman was to photography, the George Eastman House may be more so, since it preserves his life’s work and the work of many others. The George Eastman House is a world famous museum, society, lecture hall, charity, NGO, archive, library, educational center and much more. This...

December 16, 2009

The Bedrock of Our Liberties

The Climate Summit has 2 days left, which has put more pressure on the negotiators, forcing them to find real results in a shorter amount of time. As developments inside the Summit are large enough, marked events outside are undoubtedly much more dramatic. Protests, arrests, physical altercations and everything...

December 16, 2009

Climate Change Is Not About Politics

As the nations of the world meet at the Copenhagen Climate Summit, we should all realize the importance of stemming human activity’s contribution to not only climate change, but almost more profoundly the pollution and despoiling of our mother earth. Whatever is causing climate change is irrelevant on some...

December 15, 2009

A Two-Sided Interview: Ed Kashi & Robert Gumpert Muse About the Details of a Multimedia Project

Dear blog reader: Let me start by apologizing for what at first might seem like an annoying array of fonts, but as you’ll find out, they’re necessary. Earlier this month a project on RESOLVE, liveBook’s blog, posed the question to it’s readers, ‘What will photobooks look like in ten...

December 15, 2009

Load More