Photography programs that are making the world a better place…

FOR YOUR KIDS: Exciting new international children’s photography competition, festival and exhibition! “Children’s Eyes On Earth” aims to raise awareness of environmental issues through photography. Young people around the world are invited to share their views on both the beauty of our planet, and the challenges it faces. Children (aged...

July 25, 2012

Profiling Subject in UK Cleared of 2008 Charges

I am working on a project about police profiling in Europe with the Open Society Foundations, which will be released later this year. But just this week one of our subjects, Rizwaan Sabir, a Pakistani doctoral student in Manchester, UK, was finally cleared of terrorist charges from 2008. As...

July 21, 2012

Professional Journalists and Instagrams

There’s a lot of talk in photojournalism circles right now around the topic of Instagram & Hipstamatic images. They draw on nostalgia and emulate analog techniques such as cyanotypes, pinhole, Polaroid transfers and even aging. They satisfy two ends: they have an atmospheric quality generally amiss in digital and...

July 20, 2012

Photojournalism, dead? or immortal?

It just goes to show that some photographs will never lose their power. Even when the urgency of the topic has waned, some bodies of work will still stop you in your tracks. Such is the case with the images in the recently released book “Bosnia 1992-1995” created by...

July 16, 2012

August 2012 PDN

Ed was thrilled to get his copy of PDN in the mail recently and spot his name on the cover along with his wife, Julie Winokur’s. The Photo District News’ article (pages 44-47) highlights excerpts from his recent book (Nazraeli Press) and app (iTunes) release, “Photojournalisms.”

July 11, 2012