July 15, 2014
“The Redesign”: Securing SDN’s Future
SocialDocumentary.net (SDN) is a collective website for photographers, NGOs, editors, journalists, lovers of photography and anyone else who believes that photography plays an important role in educating people about our world. Your help is essential in maintaining this critical resource for documentary photography. Support SDN’s recently launched Kickstarter campaign to update and...
June 20, 2014
World Refugee Day: “Unresolved Dreams”
Published today on The Telegraph: an interview and photo gallery highlighting Ed Kashi's "Unresolved Dreams" series in honor of World Refugee Day. Follow @telegraphtelephoto on Instagram to see images from Ed Kashi's #telephototakeover, highlighting the plight of refugees and IDPs worldwide with images he has taken over the past...
June 12, 2014
VAntage Point: PTSD Awareness Month
"In observance of PTSD Awareness Month: June 2014, VA’s National Center for PTSD, presents the following profile of a Veteran who is living with PTSD and turning his life around with treatment." This film, My Meditation, by Ed Kashi (VII) is featured on the Veterans' Affairs VAntage blog and...
June 10, 2014
Newsweek Japan: Pot Security
Ed Kashi's (VII) story on Pot Security in Denver was recently published in Newsweek Japan. Originally shot for NBC News, this photo essay was first published as an online gallery and now appears in print for Newsweek Japan.
June 05, 2014
LAST 24 HOURS: #VIIFlashSale
#VIIFlashSale: For one week only, VII Photo is offering an unprecedented opportunity to purchase signed prints by VII Photographers for $100. Each 8”x10” photograph is printed on museum grade archival C-Type paper at one of New York City’s top labs, backed and sleeved in archival materials, and embossed with...
June 04, 2014
International Women’s Day Photo Contest
Congratulations to Angela Jimu, founding member of Zimbabwe Association of Female Photographers (ZAFP), for her recent recognition in the USAID Zimbabwe’s International Women’s Day photo contest! The competition called for images of the woman who inspires you the most. Jimu’s winning image below depicts Gogo Muganiwa practicing urban agriculture on vacant...
June 03, 2014
VII Featured Story: Nicaragua’s Sweet & Sour Epidemic
VII Photo Agency is currently highlighting two different photo essays by Ed Kashi on the epidemic of kidney disease in Nicaragua. One a collection of portraits, the other a series of reportage stills. These photo essays integrate work from all of Ed's previous trips to Nicaragua. See the full...
June 02, 2014
Peter Maass Workshop at BDC
Join award-winning journalist Peter Maass for a day-long writing and journalism workshop at Bronx Documentary Center (BDC) on June 7th from 10:00am-4:00pm. There will also be a special discussion with writer, photojournalist, and founder of BDC, Michael Kamber
May 29, 2014
MAIDAN: Portraits from the Black Square
Opening May 30, 2014, Anastasia Photo Gallery will be presenting an exhibition of VII photographer, Anastasia Taylor-Lind's body of work, "MAIDAN: Portraits from the Black Square."
May 27, 2014
HRW: Taking a Stand for Pain Relief in Mexico
Ed Kashi has partnered with Human Rights Watch, as the photojournalist/filmmaker of a video project on pain relief in Mexico. This film will catalyze change and end this needless suffering by helping convince the Mexican government to take the necessary measures to fix this situation.