Tag: photojournalism

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Westlicht Wien Hungary 56 – Pictures of a Revolution

In 2015 refugees were a big issue in Europe. In border areas in particular the agitation and the stream of people seeking refuge could be noticed. Hungary and the train station in Budapest were affected quite a lot as well. Thousands of refugees kept waiting there for transit permits, gathering on the spot. These events ...

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Szymon Barylski – Fleeing Death

The war in Syria is a very up-to-date issue for more than five years now. Nevertheless people don’t really look at it and many people, primarily those in the Western world, aren’t aware of the extent of this tragedy. A man who wants to change this is Szymon Barylski. His photos show starvation, exhaustion, suffering ...

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The girl with the green eyes has been deported

Years after Sharbat Gula has become an icon in documentary photography thanks to a photo taken by famous photographer Steve McCurry she made it into the headlines again. Unfortunately not for a positive reason though. The 45-year-old woman who is now a mother of four children was deported back to Afghanistan, her country of birth. ...

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HERE ARE THE WINNERS OF THE GREENPEACE PHOTO AWARD 2016

Since the first of October the winners of the Greenpeace Photo Award 2016 have been announced. On http://www.photo-award.org 11 nominees have presented their environment-themed photo projects to the public. The audience prize, which has been voted for by more than 19,000 visitors, was finally awarded and the winner will receive an amount of 10,000 Euros. ...

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TED Talks Photography

I watched my first TED Talk about 2 years ago and since then I’m hooked. Whenever I feel uninspired, down or have troubles getting started, I watch a TED Talk and it motivates me instantly. There are countless inspiring talks on the website and there are talks for pretty much any topic or situation. No ...

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Brent Stirton – things that matter!

His pictures are often disturbing and hard to look at, they put emphasis on topics that are often willingly overlooked or even ignored, but this is exactly why they are so important and fascinating. Brent Stirton – is definitely a Name to remember! The South African multiple World Press Photo Award winner and National Geographics ...

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Face to Faith – A very special crowdfunding project

Samuel Zuder, a photographer from Hamburg, has created something amazing. Something beautiful. Something exciting. Something adventurous. Something crazy: In 2012 he spent several weeks in Tibet’s hardly accessible Mount Kailash region. He’d taken an analog 4x5” large-format camera with him, numerous sheet film holders and hundreds of Polaroid and color negative films. He decided for ...

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The World Press Photo Exhibition

Emotional, strong, sometimes terrifying, entertaining, teary and always touching. The photos at the World Press Photo Exhibition are worth being watched   year after year. They document in the same way as they point out the condition of our society. Soon it will be time again –the World Press Photo Exhibition 2016   will take place in ...

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From now on Reuters banks on OOC JPGs

As reported on Petapixel.com, Reuters asked its in-house photographers and freelancers cooperating with the news agency to exclusively send out of camera JPGs to their image editing team from now on. You shouldn’t consider this as a request because they expect photographers to conform to their guidelines. As a spokesman of the news agency explained ...

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Winners of the 2013 Word Press Photo Contest announced!

As every year also this time the best journalist photos have been selected for the Word Press Photo Award. Total of 103,481 pictures submitted by 5666 photographers were presented during the WPP 2013. Out of this overwhelming number the best photos in nine themed categories have been selected for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd awards. ...