October 21, 2015

Crossing Borders Picture Fund

  The Crossing Borders Picture Fund has launched! This effort, spearheaded by Laura El-Tantawy, is a print auction to raise funds for the global migrant crisis. The auction will be live for two weeks only and will feature work by a wide range of photographers including VII members Ed Kashi and Sim Chi...

March 28, 2014

Follow Friday on TIME LightBox

Photojournalist Ed Kashi (VII) and his VII Mentee Laura El-Tantawy recently collaborated on a social media-based image-blending project. Rooted in the @echosight project by Danny Ghitis and Daniella Zalcman, this work brings photographs from different creators and different locations together using an app called Image Blender. Earlier this year,...

December 20, 2012

the business of photographs

It has been quite a week in the photography-social media spheres of influence. The licensing debate is heated and sheds light on what is a multifaceted and progressive photo-industry-wide sense of depreciation. Yesterday, on the instagram blog, Mr. Systrom said it plainly “From the start, Instagram was created to...