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In July 2014 I had the opportunity to be an assignment editor for National Geographic’s Your Shot community. I curated an assignment called “How Close Can You Get?“, challenging participants to not only ‘get close’ to their subjects physically, but also psychologically and emotionally. “It’s that quality in a...



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April 30, 2015

Barcelona Workshop Participant Portfolios

Ed Kashi recently taught the Barcelona segment of the VII/Eyes in Progress European workshop series. Participant portfolios and video interviews are now live on the Eyes in Progress website! The particpant whose Eyes In Progress portfolio accumulates the highest number of LIKES  will win the chance to attend the...

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April 28, 2015

Smile! A Photo Anthology by VII

Smile! A Photo Anthology by VII, a free photography exhibition presented by Arts Brookfield. The exhibition will debut May 6 at the Bank of America Plaza in downtown Los Angeles and will continue through July 17. The smile, one of life’s most basic and primary expressions, will be the...

Sugarcane - Kidney Disease

April 23, 2015

Sugarcane, Fuel for Change

Sugarcane is ubiquitous in our daily lives. We use it not only as food and fuel, but we also plastic, jeans and shampoo. However, the working conditions in the sugar cane production are often very poor. This year, Ed Kashi traveled to Nicaragua and El Salvador to continue his project documenting...

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April 14, 2015

Visual Storytelling in Europe

Workshops have become an integral part of my work, and speaking from this experience, there is no better workshop facilitator than Veronique Sutra, the founder and director of Eyes in Progress. I have just completed my third workshop with her, this one taking place in Barcelona, Spain. What I...

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April 07, 2015

ABC News: California’s Drought Plan

Featuring images by Ed Kashi (VII), an article on ABC News takes a deeper look at California’s recently announce water restrictions plan. Although California’s agricultural sector yields a large majority of America’s produce, critics are questioning why the focus of the new water restrictions. “It is striking that [Gov....

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April 06, 2015

BDC Portfolio Review

Ed Kashi (VII) will be among a line up of photographers, editors, and directors to be giving portfolio reviews at the Bronx Documentary Center on May 2, 2015. Participants can register to have their work seen during five one-one-one sessions with the industry’s leading professionals. The event will take...

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April 02, 2015

NEWSWEEK: The New Exodus

“The New Exodus” story, with images by Ed Kashi (VII) was featured in the April 3, 2015 issue of Newsweek. “Some of the oldest Christian communities in the world are disappearing in the very lands where their faith was born and first took root,” says the Center for American...

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April 01, 2015

VII Photo – Internship

VII Photo Agency has announced they are accepting applications for a Europe-based intern now through April 15th. Read the full description below. The VII Photo Internship Program is a four-month part-time commitment of roughly 40 hours per month. The position pays a monthly stipend of 300 euros. Candidates must...

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March 18, 2015

The Syrian Revolution & the Arts of Resistance

Rutgers University-Newark presents a series of events on the subject of “The Syrian Revolution and the Arts of Resistance” on March 26, 2015 at the Paul Robeson Campus Center in Newark. Three segments of this event encapsulate the Syrian revolution in a multifaceted approach. The first event, “Veiled Aleppo:...

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March 17, 2015

VII Open Call for Membership!

VII Photo Agency has announced an open call for for members and will be accepting applications for membership through May 1, 2015. Submission guidelines are listed below:   VII Membership Application Guidelines VII will be accepting applications for membership from March 16, 2015 through May 1, 2015. Please click...

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March 12, 2015

#VIIEvolution Tour Hits DC!

The world’s leading photojournalists from VII Photo have teamed up with the technology specialists from AbelCine to present an immersive, two-day educational program: The VII Evolution Tour. This program examines the technology, craft and business practices of today’s successful visual storytellers. The event is structured as a combination of seminars, panel discussions, hands-on workshops, and networking....

Sugarcane - Kidney Disease

March 11, 2015

Nat Geo Weekend Radio: The Sugarcane Epidemic

  In a recent National Geographic Weekend Radio Show episode, one segment features an interview with Ed Kashi (VII) about the epidemic of kidney disease among sugarcane workers in Central America. “Sugarcane is one of the biggest crops in Central America, but harvesting the cane is killing people by...

Palliative Care in Mexico

February 27, 2015

NY Times Lens Blog: Winners of POYi

  Today on the New York Times Lens Blog, James Estrin writes on this year’s POYi winners and interviews Daniel Berehulak (Photographer of the Year – Reportage), Ed Kashi (Multimedia Photographer of the Year) and Rick Shaw (POYi Director). “In a nod to the prevalence of newer forms of...

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February 26, 2015

2015 Alexia Foundation Grant Winners Announced

The 2015 Alexia Foundation Grant recipients have been announced! Paolo Marchetti was awarded the 2015 Professional Grant for his project “The Price of Vanity.” He will utilize the $20,000 grant in his pursuit to “document the brutality of the intensive breeding farms used worldwide to produce skins and furs...

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February 24, 2015

“Photojournalism, In the Age of Instagram”

BFM Radio: “Photojournalism in the Age of Instagram” Listen to the full podcast below (Ed Kashi interview begins at 14:20): Your browser does not support native audio, but you can download this MP3 to listen on your device.  “It’s incredible how this social ‘medium’, that because I’ve devoted my...

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February 23, 2015

POYi Multimedia Photographer of the Year

When I began my life in photojournalism, I never would have predicted the direction the field would take. As this craft continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, it opens up new ways to engage with your audience and offers new tools and methods for dynamic storytelling – like...

Hurricane Sandy: 1 Year Later

February 19, 2015

> i r a l : Photography in the Age of Social Media

Tonight will be the opening reception of Viral: Photography in the Age of Social Media – a group exhibition expanding on the notion of “viral” and its impact on everyday life and our understanding of the world at the University of Cambridge in the UK. In conjunction with the...

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February 11, 2015

Huffington Post: An Adventure With A Cause

Published today on the Huffington Post, an article by Nancy Farese (Founder of PhotoPhilanthropy) highlights a recent PhotoPhilanthropy workshop she led alongside Ed Kashi (VII) in India. I like this guidance: “Never turn down an adventure without a good reason.” The older we get, the more we seem to...

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February 06, 2015

The VII Evolution Tour

The world’s leading photojournalists from VII Photo have teamed up with the technology specialists from AbelCine to present an immersive, two-day educational program: The VII Evolution Tour. This program examines the technology, craft and business practices of today’s successful visual storytellers. The event is structured as a combination of seminars, panel discussions, hands-on workshops, and networking....

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January 29, 2015

FILM RELEASE: Undercane

I am very pleased to share some updates on my Island of Widows project, including the release of the film Undercane, a feature on Nat Geo’s Proof blog, and my return from my most recent trip to Nicaragua and expanding the project to El Salvador.     National Geographic...

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