Been a week since last updates… Busy times…both professionally and personally, with a friend visiting from Caracas, but here we go again…
A proof of how hectic it’s been, is that I haven’t even hit the NYT Paywall 20 free articles limit yet…and I was able not only see the below photo(s) on the Lens blog, but also read the article (If I remember correctly, after I’m going to hit the 20, I can only see the photos but not the text)…
Features and Essays – Finbarr O’Reilly: On the Road to Revolution (NYT Lens blog: April 2011) Libya
I found some of Chris Morris’ Libya series Theater of War on Lightbox to be very reminiscent of his My America..Check this out…Libya frames on the left…(you can see the comparison bigger here)
Features and Essays – Christopher Morris: Theater of War (TIME: April 2011)
New York Times’ Libya gallery..
Related… A lot of talk about Condition ONE recently.. Not necessarily so keen on it myself…
Articles – TIME Lightbox: Condition ONE : A New Way to Photograph War (TIME LB: April 2011)
Features and Essays – Athit Perawongmetha : Too Close to Fukushima: Inside the Exclusion Zone (TIME: April 2011)
Stephanie Sinclair’s Newsweek cover story on Hillary Clinton now VII website
Features and Essays – Stephenie Sinclair: Hillary Clinton’s War for Women’s Rights (VII: April 2011)
Features and Essays – Jonathan Saruk: Postcard from Yemen (New Yorker: April 2011)
Features and Essays – Dominic Nahr: The Uprising: Reflections on the Egyptian Revolution (TIME LB: April 2011)
Features and Essays – Andrea Bruce: Egypt’s Democratization (VII Network: April 2011)
Features and Essays – Joao Pina: Tunisia (New Yorker: April 2011)
Features and Essays – Lynsey Addario: Libya Uprising (VII Network: April 2011)
Features and Essays – David Spero: Churches (National Media Museum Vimeo: 2011)
Features and Essays – Andy Sewell: The Heath (Telegraph: April 2011)
I went to the National Portrait Gallery here in London on Friday, partly to show it to my friend but also to see the latest acquisitions…some Kate Peters, and Spencer Murphy in there…Also had another look at Jason Bell’s An Englishman in New York room…
I had seen it already before, but it is worth seeing a second time.. The project is out as a book.. and TIME featured it on their photo gallery…
Features and Essays – Jason Bell: An Englishman in New York (TIME: March 2011)
New work by Martin Parr on Magnum Photos website…
Features and Essays – Martin Parr: The Goutte d’Or (Magnum: April 2011) Cultural diversity in north Paris
Prefer the new work on his blog….
Features and Essays – Martin Parr: Modern Fashion Warfare (Photographer’s blog: March 2011)
Agencies – VII April 2011 Newsletter
Saw Marcus Bleasdale tweet the other day..that he has new work from Djibouti, China and Iceland on his website..
Articles – NPPA: Joao Silva Doing Exceptional Following Major Reconstructive Surgery (NPPA: April 2011)
Articles – BagNewsNotes: Amanda Rivkin in Hungary: Toxic Red Sludge (BNN: April 2011)
A lot of talk about this on the Twittersphere last week…
Articles – Guardian: Deutsche Börse: When is contemporary photography not photography? (Guardian: April 2011) This year’s Deutsche Börse prize show has just opened, but are the shortlistees photographers at all – and should the Photographers’ Gallery rethink its name?
Ashley Gilbertson’s Bedrooms of the Fallen work, which was featured on NYT Magazine under the title The Shrine Down the Hall is nominated for a National Magazine Award in News and Documentary Photography category having
Articles – NYT: National Magazine Award Nominations (NYT: April 2011)
April 2011 issue of British Journal of Photography is out…Loads of interesting articles and interviews, including one with Anton Corbijn…
and New South Africans, which features work by Mikhael Subotzky…
…and Wim Wenders (cover!), and Intelligence section about crowdfunding and NYT Mag’s redesign…Worth checking out if you have £6.99 / $14.99 to spare.
From BJP online…
Articles – BJP: Photographic organisations unite for Bill of Rights campaign (BJP: April 2011)
Articles – Getty Images is offering $100,000 in grants to photojournalists. Enter before 01 May
How to spot a faked photo… (via @JamesEstrin)..
Digital forensics (Mit.edu: April 2011) Photo experts converge at MIT to discuss how to spot doctored images.
Also via James’ Twitter feed… “Altaf Qadri, Award-winning AP photographer, missing in Libya | StarTribune.com”
Interviews – Carl de Souza self-assignment produces remarkable steel mill photos (Rob Galbraith DPI: April 2011)
Interviews – Sara Terry (PDN: April 2011)
Interviews – James Nachtwey reflects on the genocide in Rwanda (TIME LB: April 2011)
Interviews – David Burnett – Iran revolution (Youtube)
Interviews – Christopher Anderson (Acrental.wordpress.com: April 2011)
Interviews – Lynsey Addario (CPJ: April 2011)
Interviews – Steve McCurry on his iconic photograph ‘Tailor in Monsoon, Porbandar, India’ (Phaidon: April 2011)
Interviews – William Klein (Telegraph: April 2011)
Interviews – Christian Als (Telegraph: April 2011)
Interviews – Chris Jordan (Telegraph: April 2011)
From the NYT Lens blog Turning Point series…
Interviews – Ty Cacek (NYT Lens: April 2011)
Multimedia – Auto de Fe
Awards – IdeasTap Photographic Award with Magnum Photos : Deadline 3 May 2011
Awards – Foto8 Summershow open for entries!
Awards – AOP Assistant Awards
Workshops – Foundry Photojournalism Workshop : Bilingual classes – Clases bilingües at Foundry
Awards – The City of Levallois Photographic Award is now calling for entries. Winner gets an exhibition and €10,000
New edition of Lens Culture – online
Collectives – Terra Project April 2011 newsletter
Photographers – Stuart Leech
Photographers – Pierfrancesco Celada
Photographers – Karen Mirzoyan
Photographers – Cheryl Dunn
Festivals / Exhibitions – NYPH 2011 : Provocation – Selected Entries (NYPH Vimeo: April 2011)
Always fascinated reading about photographers and their promos…
Benjamin Rasmussen shares his latest promo on his blog here…
I also like reading about what photographers have in their bags… Justin Mott reveals his bag’s contents, which might not be quite what you’d expect….
Blogs – Justin Mott: Finally Revealed!!! What’s In My Camera Bag (Photographer’s blog: April 2011)