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March 28, 2014

Follow Friday on TIME LightBox

Photojournalist Ed Kashi (VII) and his VII Mentee Laura El-Tantawy recently collaborated on a social media-based image-blending project. Rooted in the @echosight project by Danny Ghitis and Daniella Zalcman, this work brings photographs from different creators and different locations together using an app called Image Blender. Earlier this year,...

March 27, 2014

Fairfood Interview: “Photos That Are More Than Images”

Published today by Fairfood International, an interview with Ed Kashi (VII) describes his experience photographing the sugarcane workers affected by Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown origin (CKDu) and their families. In 2013 Kashi traveled to Nicaragua, working with La Isla Foundation, to bring awareness to an epidemic that his...

March 26, 2014

CALL FOR ENTRIES – Narrative Documentary: Still & in Motion

SocialDocumentary.net (SDN) is now accepting entries for  “Narrative Documentary: Still & in Motion”. Submissions should “create a coherent documentary narrative, first with the images and then providing necessary context with text and optionally, sound and motion.” For the first time ever, SDN will be accepting multimedia entries, as “photography is...

March 25, 2014

World Press Photo 2014 Multimedia Contest Winners Announced

Yesterday World Press Photo announced the winning productions of the 2014 Multimedia Contest. The three categories in which 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes were awarded are: Short Feature, Long Feature, and Interactive Documentary. The jury of Gabriel Dance, Liza Faktor, Ed Kashi (VII), Marianne Levy-Leblond, Grant Scott, Luis Weinstein,...

March 24, 2014

5 Photographers Join VII Mentor Program

VII Photo Agency has announced today the next group of photographers to “join it’s lauded VII Mentor Program, an education initiative launched in 2008 to provide professional development for emerging photographers whom VII consider to be amongst the brightest new talents in the industry.” Chosen from 150 applicants the...

March 20, 2014

Help Plant 19,000 Trees in Madagascar!

Please vote for NGO Azafady’s “Project Miaro, South East Madagascar” to win £25k! It’s as simple as clicking the link, selecting “Project Miaro, South East Madagascar” (4th one from the top) and clicking “CAST YOUR VOTE” at the bottom of the page. Why should you vote? The globally important environment...

March 19, 2014

SMILE! A Photo Anthology by VII

Opening on April 4th in NYC, Arts Brookfield will be presenting SMILE! A Photo Anthology by VII. Curated by Ed Kashi and Ron Haviv, the exhibition will feature work from VII Photo Agency’s award-winning visual storytellers. The concept behind this exhibition “explores the complexities of a seemingly simple emotion.” “As...

March 18, 2014

Hidden Prague Workshop with Antonin Kratochvil

Visionary photographer and founding member of VII Photo Agency Antonin Kratochvil will be teaching a TPW workshop in Czech Republic this May called “Hidden Prague.” A native of this mysterious and legend-filled city, Kratochvil will bring a deeper knowledge and connection to the learning experience. You will photograph the “very abstract...

March 17, 2014

MIPJ 2014 Edition Released

“The International Journal of Media and Information Policy (MIPJ) was created to examine and ask crucial questions about the role of information as content…in international relations and humanitarian affairs, particularly during heightened needs in crisis, conflict, and disaster.” The first issue of MIPJ published in 2012, “covered a wide swath...

March 14, 2014

PhotoPhilanthropy Announces Winners for 5th Annual Activist Awards

PhotoPhilanthropy has announced the winners of the 5th Annual Activist Awards. This award recognizes “outstanding documentary photography done on behalf of nonprofit organizations worldwide.” To determine the winners, PhotoPhilanthropy live-streamed the judging worldwide on March 8, 2014 in San Francisco, with Ed Kashi serving as the Master of Ceremonies....

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