National Geographic Photo Camp began in 2003, and has inspired young people worldwide to use photography as a means to explore and learn about their communities. On view at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, DC is an exhibition of student work, Photo Camp: A Decade of Storytelling. Images...
December 16, 2014
VII & Eyes In Progress
“VII is thrilled to be teaming up with Eyes In Progress in 2015 for a set of workshops in Europe that will provide a range of exciting opportunities to learn, engage and challenge participants in the language of photography, visual storytelling and the new frontiers of our increasingly image...
December 10, 2014
Call for Entries: Visual Stories Exploring Global Themes
The Social Documentary Network (SDN) has launched a call for entries on the theme of Visual Stories Exploring Global Themes. “The category is broadly defined but the key point is that we are not only looking for a collection of great images, we are also looking for cohesive visual...
December 08, 2014
Alexia Foundation 2015 Grants
The Alexia Foundation has announced the call for entries for their 2015 Professional and Student Grant opportunities. The deadline for submissions for the Professional Grant is 2:00pm on Jan. 29, 2015; and the deadline for the Student Grant submissions is 2:00pm on Feb. 2, 2015. There is a $50...
December 05, 2014
WINNERS ANNOUNCED: Azerbaijan Sport in Focus
The winners of the Azerbaijan Sport in Foccus photography competition have been announced! Judges Ed Kashi (VII), Philipp Rathmer, and Agdes Baghirzade deliberated to choose the winners of this photo competition organizaed by The European Azerbaijan Society in collaboration with the Baku European Games 2015. The first place prize...
December 04, 2014
Sim Chi Yin on Channel News Asia
Photographer Sim Chi Yin (VII) wants to give a voice to people who can’t speak up for themselves. In the last two years, she has been documenting the life of He Quangui, a Chinese gold miner who is suffering from an irreversible occupational lung disease. Published today on Channel News Asia,...
December 01, 2014
Alexia Foundation: “The Long Night”
Today, The Alexia Foundation has announced the launch of “The Long Night,” their first ever Women’s Initiative Grant Project created by Tim Matsui and MediaStorm. “Set in Seattle, the work gives voice and meaning to the crisis of minors who are forced and coerced into the American sex trade....
November 21, 2014
NO AD: Re-imagining Public Space
NO AD has teamed up with the International Center of Photography (ICP) this week to virtually replace subway advertisements with the artwork of 65 ICP faculty members, including Ed Kashi (VII). NO AD is a free mobile app that uses Augmented Reality technology to resurface New York subway advertisements...
November 19, 2014
Gulf Photo Plus 2015
Join Ed Kashi (VII) in Dubai this March for the Gulf Photo Plus annual photography festival. The GPP2015 event is the region’s biggest photography festival bringing the world’s best photographers and instructors to Dubai to share their knowledge and experience with the Middle East and Africa’s professional and amateur photography...
November 17, 2014
Sarasota National Cemetery
“I was at the opening ceremony for Patriot Plaza at Sarasota National Cemetery this weekend. A permanent installation, “Witness to Mission” is a beautiful memorial with of photographs mounted on marble columns and 2 are mine. It’s quite an honor and amazing to think my work is part of...
November 13, 2014
Missing in Action: Homeless Female Veterans
The Alexia Foundation Women’s Initiative Grant winner for 2014 was Mary F. Calvert. Calvert is pursuing a project Missing in Action: Homeless Female Veterans. According to statistics, Female veterans are the largest growing segment of the homeless population in the US and are four times more likely to become...
November 10, 2014
Deadline Approaching: “Azerbaijan – Sport in Focus”
The deadline is approaching for The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) call for entries for "Azerbaijan - Sport in Focus". Presented in partnership with the inaugural European Games 2015 in Baku, Azerbaijan, the contest is open to both amateurs and professionals.
November 04, 2014
National Geographic Masters of Photography
National Geographic has launched a series of DVD and online photography courses by 12 of the magazine's top photographers: National Geographic Masters of Photography. The complete series contains 24 lectures that "delve into the creative process, boost your confidence and your know-how, and gain insight into the techniques of...
November 03, 2014
Birth Culture: Alice Proujansky
Alice Proujansky will be exhibiting this body of work, "Birth Culture" at United Photo Industries Gallery in Brooklyn. The exhibition will be on view from November 6 - 28, 2014. There will also be an artist's reception on November 6th from 6:00 - 9:00 PM.
October 30, 2014
VII has launched its second edition of the #VIIFLASHSALE this week! This round there are beautiful images by Ron Haviv, Jocelyn Bain Hogg, Sim Chi Yin, Maciek Nabrdalik, Marcus Bleasdale, Donald Weber, and Stefano De Lugi. Don't miss out - limited time only!
October 29, 2014
Bring It Featured on TakePart!
Democracy was founded on robust dialogue, but somewhere along the line, politics replaced sex as the one thing in America we don't discuss in mixed company—even among friends and family. The Talking Eyes Media's project, Bring It To The Table, continues to re-ignite these conversations.
October 28, 2014
Human Rights Watch: Palliative Care In Mexico
In May 2014, HRW successfully completed a Kick Starter Campaign to fund the creation of a video to raise awareness about the lack of availability of palliative care in Mexico. HRW's Diederik Lohman teamed up with photojournalist and filmmaker Ed Kashi (VII) to make this video happen.
October 23, 2014
The Migrant Worker As A Commodity
Award-winning documentary and commercial photographer David Goldman has launched a crowd-funding campaign to fund a photo/video project "documenting how the commoditization of the sugar industry has adversely affected the Indian migrant worker."
October 18, 2014
Interview with The Rights Exposure Project
Read an interview with Ed Kashi was featured on The Rights Exposure Project's blog in a new segment called Three Strikes. "Three Strikes is to be a regular feature where we corner practitioners and activists to ask them three questions about the use of visual media for good. To...
October 17, 2014
The Homecoming Project on #TIMEVets
TIME has launched a new online platform #TIMEVets dedicated to veterans' issues. Photographers with The Homecoming Project (THCP) helped kick off this new website. THCP photographers, including Ed Kashi, featured in "12 Portraits that Illustrate the Pain and Joy of Returning to Civilian Life."
October 16, 2014
“California: Paradise Burning” at Half King
Join Ed Kashi and Matt Black for a screening of their film "California: Paradise Burning" at the opening reception of Matt Black's exhibition, The Dry Land at The Half King on November 11, 2014. "The Dry Land documents, in beautiful and stark pictures, the agricultural effects of the drought...