September 29, 2015

Waiting for Francis

They came from all walks of life, all religions, socio-economic levels and ages, to see Pope Francis on his first visit to the United States as pope. For most people, Francis’ visit was characterized by waiting, waiting, and more waiting. Pope Francis has developed a dedicated and fascinated fan...

September 22, 2015

Just Another Photo Festival

Poulomi Basu of the VII Mentor Program, alongside Manik Katyal, CJ Clarke, Mohini Feya Dutta, and RZ Zaveri, is launching Just Another Photo Festival. This new and exciting all-India photography festival will democratize photography across the country. Screening the works of 150 photographers from over 35 different countries, Ed Kashi...

September 18, 2015

Why We Shoot: CreativeLive Session with Ron Haviv

CreativeLive offers hundreds of free workshops with professionals in different creative mediums via live online sessions. VII‘s Ed Kashi and Ron Haviv are participating in this year’s Photo Week: five straight days of workshops and classes on all things photography-related starting on Monday, September 21st. Next week will feature...

September 11, 2015

Post 9/11 Reflections on NY

Today on National Geographic Proof blog, an article by Jessie Wender commemorates the 14 year anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks with reflections from seven Nat Geo photographers based in New York, including Ed Kashi (VII). Wender writes, “I wanted to know if New York had changed, and...

September 09, 2015

7 with VII: Ethics in Photojournalism

“I am quite open-minded about any sort of photography, but when it comes to work that is of a journalistic or documentary nature, there is a basic line we should not cross in how we represent our subjects.” -Ed Kashi VII Photo Agency has launched a new series on...

September 02, 2015

The Future of Mobile Photography – Berlin

I’m looking forward to my talk on the Future of Mobile Photography next Thursday, September 3rd, during the annual IFA conference on consumer electronics in Berlin. I’ll be speaking at an event with ZTE, the Chinese phone manufacturer which was kind enough to let me play with its new...