The Collective Nostalgia

The New Yorker’s Photo Booth blog continues to present evocative applications for imagery generated from the iPhone. The latest, Stefano de Luigi’s iDyssey, showcases iPhone pictures and… audio… and video. A cornucopia of digitally manipulated, soft, textured, vignetted, cross-processed, saturated, and bleached imagery that communicates like a Haiku. The...

September 27, 2012

VII photographers think outside the cell

The United States imprisons more people than any other nation in the world. For the first time in US history, more than one in 100 American adults are in prison. 700,000 people are released from prison into their communities every year in the US. VII Photographers Jessica Dimmock, Ashley...

September 19, 2012

Andre Hermann’s Hidden Treasures

San Francisco based photographer and Academy of Art professor Andre Hermann is seeking support for a new initiative that is both innovative and fun. Please support him here.

September 19, 2012

“The Sweet and Sour Story of Sugar” on CNN today

Ed’s interview with CNN as part of “The Sweet and Sour Story of Sugar” project commissioned by Noorderlicht, appears today on CNN World. Check out the post to see more images from the story and to read more about the project. To see more, follow this link: CNN

September 17, 2012

UNICEF Photos of the Year at PhotoKina in Cologne

UNICEF Photo of the Year images, including my image from 2010, will be on display in an exhibition at this year’s PhotoKina in Cologne, Germany from September 18-23. If you’re going to PhotoKina this year, please check it out.

September 15, 2012

“Abundance does not spread; famine does.” Zulu proverb

In part due to the recent droughts here in the U.S., food prices — beef, corn and soy products in particular — are expected to soar worldwide.¬†Deputies from G20 finance ministries and central banks will meet later this month in Mexico City to discuss the ensuing crisis. As the...

September 13, 2012

Tough Questions in Conflict Photography

“What are the ethical responsibilities of photojournalists who choose to cover conflict? Can they be truly neutral or does one have a responsibility to reflect the moral and political imbalances of a given situation?” These are some of the questions that will be discussed by a distinguished group of...

September 06, 2012