Monday 29 August 2011

PJ Links comes from Perpignan today…

Related: Photojournalism community gets ready for 23rd Visa Pour l’Image (BJP)

My blog post from May looking at this year’s programme…. and the talks schedule on Visa site.

On a different note….Some breaking news from today….BJP: ‘James Nachtwey leaves VII Photo

Features and Essays 

Update 30 August: Just saw Yuri Kozyrev’s On Revolution Road images from Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain, and Libya exhibited here in Perpignan… Amazing work…One of the festival highlights so far… And coming back to the apartment, I noticed TIME Lightbox have put a gallery of Kozyrev’s latest from Tripoli online earlier today.. Don’t think I can wait until next week to share it…so here it is…

Yuri Kozyrev: The Battle for Tripoli (TIME LB: August 2011)

end of update.

Heartbreaking photos from Somalia by Dominic Nahr…

Dominic Nahr: Collateral Crisis: The Catastrophic Famine in Somalia (TIME LB: August 2011)

Moises Saman’s latest from Libya…

Moises Saman: The Battle of Libya (Magnum: August 2011)

Ten years since 9/11 soon…and the start of VII Photo…

VII: 9/11 Remembered (VII Magazine: August 2011)

Ben Lowy: Libya (MSNBC: August 2011) Related

Andrew Hetherington: Muddy Mud People (Whatthejackanory: 2011)

Stephen Crowley: Washington Monument (NYT Lens: August 2011)

Andrew McConnell: Leaving Gaza (Photographer’s website: August 2011)

Brian Ulrich: Copia (TIME LB: August 2011)

Brian Ulrich: Bringing Down the House (TIME LB: August 2011)

Magnum: Libyan Secret Service Archive Pictures (Magnum: 2011)

Clifford Ross: Hurricanes: The Sound and the Fury (TIME LB: August 2011)

Louis Mendes: Polaroids, Bedsheets and Backdrops (NYT Lens: August 2011)

New Yorker: Reality TV shows paired with their photographic counterparts (New Yorker: August 2011)

Cindy Sherman: MAC Cosmetics (TIME LB: August 2011)

Wendy Marijnissen: Pakistani Female Police (Photographer’s archive: August 2011)

Interviews and Talks

Jean-François Leroy (lalettredelaphotographie.com: August 2011)

Martin Parr (shahidulnews.com: August 2011)

Peter Dench (BJP: August 2011)

Elizabeth Avedon (Rawfile: August 2011)

Trent Park (Gommamag: 2011)

Stanley Greene (Polka Mag: 2011)

Photographic Mediations (Coventry University on iTunes)

Toby Smith (Frontline Club: 2011)

Ken Jarecke (leoadambiga.wordpress.com: 2011)

Kiana Hayeri (NYT Lens: August 2011) Hayeri’s website

Nobuyoshi Araki (Vimeo)

Lisa Kristine (Huff Post: 2011)

Briony Campbell (weareoca.com: 2011)

Articles

Must read! Tony Sleep: No Budget for Photography (photographer’s blog: August 2011)

Keith B. Richburg: Chasing the Story (FP: August 2011) “As journalists race to Tripoli to cover Qaddafi’s fall, a veteran correspondent reflects on what they’re witnessing — and what they’re missing.”

Tales of The Mexican Suitcase (TIME LB: August 2011)

Guardian: Photographer Katsu Naito’s best shot (Guardian: August 2011)

Magnum Contact Sheets: Design #1 (Thames and Hudson blog: August 2011)

Facebook Will Kill Photo Filters for Everyone (Gizmodo: August 2011)

Stuart Hughes: War reporting is not a spectator sport (BBC: August 2011)

Peter Dench prepares for Perpignan (Vimeo: August 2011)

Strolling Artists, Bearing iPhones (NYT: August 2011)

Speaking Out Against Commercial Photography as Art (hyperallergic.com: August 2011)

The Hermit Photographer (LPV Magazine: August 2011)

How a photographer recovered $9,000 worth of stolen gear using Flickr (Gizmodo)

A Higher Quality Setting in Photoshop Sometimes Reduces JPEG Quality (Petapixel: August 2011)

How NASA Captured the First Full Photo of Earth Back in 1966 (Petapixel: 2011)

Lewis Hine: Photographer, Activist, Character (NYT Lens: August 2011)

Gordon Parks: American Life, 1940s (life.com: August 2011)

Robert Capa – In love and war (Youtube)

Corbis announces that it has invested in Demotix, the open news platform (BJP)

Crowdfunding Your Photo Projects (PhotoShelter: 2011)

You Just Found Out Your Subject Is a Bully. Do You Shoot? Or Cancel? (PDN: August 2011)

Top 9 ways to piss off an assistant (PhotoShelter: August 2011)

3 Things That Come First Before You Tackle Social Media (writerunboxed.com: August 2011)

Photojournalism prize created in memory of Lucas Dolega (in French) via @dbrabyn

multiMedia

Everyone’s been talking about Once Magazine the past week… I don’t have an iPad so I haven’t had a chance to experience it myself…but hopefully soon… A short piece on the Once blog about Ivor Prickett’s series featured in the pilot issue

Agencies and Collectives 

VII September 2011 newsletter

Rawiya

Exhibitions

photo: Alessandro Rota

Westminster MA Photojournalism 2011 (link to slideshow on Foto8) : Habeas Corpus is on from 2-4 September at Ambika P3, 35 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5LS. | related

Awards, Grants, and Competitions

International Photography Awards 2011 Winners and Finalists

Jobs

 Magnum Photos New York office is looking for an experienced IT Director

Photographers

Shout-out to Perpignan flatmates…Especially Peter who sorted out the apartment…

Peter di Campo

Toni Greaves

Shannon Jensen

Jane Hahn

Misha Friedman

Andre Liohn

Phil Moore

Louisa Marie Summer

Charlie Mahoney

To finish off…

Steve Jobs Stanford Commencement Speech 2005 

Photographers you should ignore

Stocking is the new planking