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July 31, 2014

‘From Enemies to Allies’ on MSNBC

“Sometimes, innovative solutions to social challenges are born in the most unlikely places. In Kisumu, Kenya a surprising approach to HIV prevention relies on building bonds two unlikely groups: police officers and sex workers,” Julie Winokur of Talking Eyes Media (TEM) writes. Kisumu, Kenya has a history of police...

July 30, 2014

Your Shot: How Close Can You Get?

Ed Kashi (VII) was recently an editor for a National Geographic,  Your Shot assignment titled, “How Close Can You Get?” Ed explains his personal connection with this assignment, “ is particularly important to me, as it reflects my personal approach and, in a way, the human being I am. I...

July 29, 2014

Foreign Policy: “The Uprooted”

Two decades after an official cease-fire between Azerbaijan and Armenia, hundreds of thousands of Azerbaijanis remain displaced. In 2013, Ed Kashi (VII) traveled to Azerbaijan to document the plight of Azerbaijan’s refugees and IDPs. Yesterday, Foreign Policy posted an image gallery online, showcasing a selection of images from this...

July 24, 2014

Photo Contest: Azerbaijan – Sport in Focus

The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) has just announced the call for entries in a photo competition in honor of the inaugural European Games 2015 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The photography competition “Azerbaijan – Sport in Focus” is open to both amateurs and professionals. “The theme will be Azerbaijan and sports...

July 22, 2014

SDN: An Interview with Ed Kashi

SocialDocumentary.net (SDN) has just published an interview with Ed Kashi (VII) discussing “his work in Nicaragua, his first crowd-funding, and how he sees photojournalism changing, from Instagram to other opportunities — and challenges — lying ahead.” Kashi reflects on the changes in photography over the course of his career,...

July 15, 2014

“The Redesign”: Securing SDN’s Future

SocialDocumentary.net (SDN) is a collective website for photographers, NGOs, editors, journalists, lovers of photography and anyone else who believes that photography plays an important role in educating people about our world. Your help is essential in maintaining this critical resource for documentary photography. Support SDN’s recently launched Kickstarter campaign to update and...

July 09, 2014

PhotoPhilanthropy in India

There are only two spots remaining in the January 2015 PhotoPhilanthropy workshop with Ed Kashi (VII) in Kolkata, India! A small, intimate group of participants will spend a week shooting street photography in one of the world’s most visually rich cities from January 22-29, 2015. Join the adventure! Partnering...

July 08, 2014

“The Graying of AIDS”

Please support The Graying of AIDS: Stories from an Aging Pandemic on IndieGogo! This important documentary project addresses the issues surrounding the aging population affected by HIV and AIDS. Your support will help to: increase community- and media-awareness about HIV and aging; inspire honest conversations about quality sexual health...

July 02, 2014

Living With The Dead

Chance Multimedia’s latest documentary film, Living with the Dead, is now available for download! This compelling film tells the story of the community living in Manila’s North Cemetery. “As well as documenting the immediate topics, such as why the community exists, living conditions and the cemetery’s economy, the film...