Türkiye’de Zaman / Time in Turkey

To celebrate the 25 year history of the Turkish Zaman Daily, photo editor Selahattin Sevi ambitiously brought together 25 world renowned photographers, including Ed, to “tell stories in photos that reflect the life and issues unique to Turkey.” In company with the likes of Christopher Morris, Bruno Barbey, Anders...

November 23, 2011

Delta Boys by Andrew Berends

In a recent blog post Ed spoke about how and when his images can affect change in the world. Ed referenced his “Curse of the Black Gold,” a story about the adverse impact of oil in the Niger Delta, where locals have formed militant groups to stand up against...

November 21, 2011

What is photojournalism?

Ed was asked recently by Whitney Johnson at the New Yorker magazine how he defined photojournalism today. Below is his response, illustrated with examples that highlight the 3 distinct parts of Ed’s definition. PART I: Photojournalism is a unique and powerful form of visual storytelling originally created for print...

November 10, 2011

November 07, 2011

TWiT Contest: Emerging Photographer

You might remember seeing Ed as featured guest on TWiT Photo in June of this year. TWiT Photo showcases the world’s leading photographers in weekly interviews and is now extending an opportunity to emerging photographers. Visit Catherine Hall’s site for details. Good luck!

Shahidul Alam: My Journey as a Witness

If the introductions by Sabastiao Salgado and Raghu Rai are not enough to prompt you to purchase this incredible volume, then perhaps the legacy of Shahidul Alam as founder of a prestigious photography school, agency and festival in Bangladesh or his selected archive of photographs addressing social justice will...

November 01, 2011