What is America Doing About Energy???

Why are we abdicating leadership on these technologies of the present and most certainly the future??? What is wrong with America? We should be seeing a consortium of energy companies, banks, government and entrepreneurs piercing ahead with solar panels and wind turbines. This should be considered unacceptable by the...

January 31, 2010

Julie Platner’s Work From Haiti Earthquake Aftermath

Julie Platner is a young photographer based in New York who has just returned from covering the earthquake aftermath in Haiti. I didn’t know the Wall Street Journal published images. Check these out!Haiti

January 28, 2010

Just Women Exhibition in Brooklyn on 2/29

Linda Gastaldello, a young Italian photographer who I had the pleasure of working with on a Tuscany Photo Workshop in Italy a few years ago has an opening in Brooklyn on Feb. 29th, from 7-10pm Go if you can to support her and enjoy!Just Women

January 28, 2010

The Photocrati Fund

This is a great opportunity for anyone who is trying to develop their professional career. “The Photocrati Fund offers $5000 grants to non-professional photographers to undertake important humanitarian and environmental photography projects. Our goal is to identify outstanding, up-and-coming photographers and give them the resources necessary to pursue projects...

January 26, 2010

Expanding the Circle: The Engaged Photographer

Watch this insightful piece with Susan Meiselas about the purpose and issues around documentary work.Open Society Institute

January 25, 2010

This Is A Mess

I was asked by a staunch conservative I know, “What about him makes you so happy?” When I watched President Obama’s campaign gather the momentum it did two years ago, like most of the Left, I was elated for what I believed were all the right reasons. Obama was...

January 20, 2010

A Promising Azafady Update

Some might remember the Prix Pictet event from the end of last year when Ed was commissioned to do work for Azafady Yesterday we were alerted to a great report posted on the Azafady website that gives us a peek into what must be an extraordinary experience and I’m...

January 19, 2010

“Follow the Money”

Check out this Talking Eyes Media produced short on Oxfam America’s website. The 2 minute call-to-action video showcases animations from leftchannel and still photos from Ed Kashi. Oxfam America

January 18, 2010

Congratulations Lukas!

From Ed, “I am excited to share this news from an old friend in San Francisco, Lukas Felzman. Lukas is a Swiss born photographer who teaches photography at Stanford and has produced some very challenging, thoughtful and beautiful work about the Sacramento Delta in California.” Check out his work...

January 15, 2010

The Lexicon of Photography, Pt. II

I propose that a slur’s intention is to hurt someone psychologically and emotionally through verbal communication. The assertion that a slur is verbal, and that an insult is only conveyed through communication is important to consider especially when we think of the emotions that are elicited by an insult....

January 12, 2010

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