Features and Essays | 10 July 2012

Posted in: Contemporary Photography, Uncategorized- Jul 10, 2012 Comments Off

Photo © Sebastião Salgado

Sebastião Salgado: Genesis (Guardian) “For Sebastião Salgado, the opening of his Genesis exhibition at London’s Natural History Museum next year will be the culmination of an eight-year odyssey to capture the last wild places in the world”

From NGM July issue.

Photo © Jonas Bendiksen

Jonas Bendiksen: Russian Summer (NGM) Click here to see how Bendiksen caught the above photo.

Photos © Lynn Johnson

Lynn Johnson: Vanishing Languages (NGM)

Syria.

Photo © Robert King

Robert King: Conflict in Syria (NYT Lens) Related: King’s article in Foreign Policy

Nicole Tung: As Syria Grieves (Lightbox)

Seamus Murphy: In Syrian Hospital, No Escape from War (CNN)

Ed Ou: In Turkey, a Staging Ground for Syrian Rebels (NYT)

Kate Brooks: Syria’s Thriving Elite (Newsweek)

Niklas Meltio: Syria (Dagens Nyheter)

Egypt.

Photo © Daniel Berehulak

Daniel Berehulak: Celebrating the Brotherhood’s Victory: A New President is Elected in Egypt (Lightbox)

Alex Majoli: Egypt’s Presidential Pursuit (New Yorker)

Yuri Kozyrev: Egypt in Flux (Lightbox)

Adam Ferguson: Protests as Egypt’s High Court Invalidates Parliament (NYT)

Fernando Moreles: Copts in Crisis (Panos)

Xenia Nikolskaya: Egypt’s Forgotten Palaces (Telegraph Telephoto)

Libya.

Tomas Munita: Libya Elections (NYT)

Sarah Elliott: After the Spring: Women of the Arab Revolution (Lightbox)

various photographers: Almost Dawn in Libya : panorama (Lightbox)

Andre Liohn: Libya (Le Monde)

India.

Photo © Daniel Berehulak / Getty Images

Daniel Berehulak: Hindu pilgrimage to the Amarnath Cave (Guardian)

Sohrab Hura: From Bleak Central India, a People’s Movement (NYT)

South Sudan.

Trevor Snapp: Gun Culture Plagues in South Sudan (CNN)

Tyler Hicks: Sudanese Children in Exile (NYT)

Fabio Bucciarelli:  Next Year’s Failed State : South Sudan (Foreign Policy)

From different parts of the continent of Africa.

Photo © Finbarr O’Reilly / Reuters

Finbarr O’Reilly: Dakar Fashion Week in Senegal (Guardian) Different edit in Paris Match.  Yet another edit on Reuters.

Todd Heisler: In Tunisia, Balancing Democracy and Religion (NYT)

Lynsey Addario: Zimbabwe (VII)

Dan Kitwood: Benin Voodoo Festival (Guardian)

Jan Grarup’s Somalia slideshow includes a photo of a man carrying a shark on the streets of Mogadishu, which I featured in  a Side-by-Side post couple of weeks ago…

Photo © Jan Grarup

Jan Grarup: Somalia (PDN)

Sven Torfinn: Kenya counts the cost of gun violence (Guardian)

Peter DiCampo: Waiting for Gbagbo (Foreign Policy)

Benedict Kurzen: The Ordeal of Flying in Nigeria (NYT)

Shen Bohan: Cameroon’s Field of Dreams (zReportage)

Congos.

Phil Moore: Peacekeepers at War : Congo (WSJ)

Jonathan Torgovnik: ‘A Slow Restart’ in Congo (CNN)

EU economy.

Photo © Emilio Morenatti / AP

Emilio Morenatti: Stillness overtakes a once busy coal mining industry in Spain (MSNBC photo blog)

Filippo Massellani: Despair in Italy (Newsweek)

Markel Redondo: Tu Casa es Mi Casa (Panos)

Yannis Behrakis: The Lost Generation : Greece (Reuters)

Israel and Palestine.

Photo © Oded Balilty / AP

Oded Balilty: The Stone Throwers of Palestine (Lightbox) on AP.

Oded Balilty: The Ultimate Prize Fighters: Practicing Peace through Boxing in Israel (Lightbox)

Linda Forsell:  Photographs of Israel and Palestine (New Yorker)

Adam Golfer: Vignettes from a Contested Land (Lightbox)

Simona Ghizzoni: Afterdark. Consequences of War on Women in the Gaza Strip (burn)

Andrea Gjestvang’s portraits of survivors of the 2011 Norway attacks in Newsweek…If you want to see how these were used in print, go to the Tearsheet of the Day posted end of June, here.

Photo © Andrea Gjestvang

Andrea Gjestvang: Survivors of the 2011 Norway attacks (Newsweek)

US.

Photo © Christopher Anderson

Christopher Anderson: Son  (Washingon Post) “Father’s Day, A Photographer’s Love Letter”

Lucy Nicholson: Father’s Day in Prison (Reuters)

Michael Christopher Brown: Like Father, Like Son (Foam)

Philip Toledano: A Shadow Remains (MediaStorm) NB. Trailer for free. 1.99USD to watch entire multimedia

Maggie Steber: Rite of Passage  (MediaStorm) NB. Trailer for free. 1.99USD to watch entire multimedia

Samantha Box: Invisible Youth (Lightbox)

Todd Heisler: Uniting Through a Prayer Call (NYT Lens)

Bruce Gilden: ‘No Place Like Home: Foreclosures in America’ (Lightbox)

Mike Sinclair: Public Assembly (Lightbox)

Janet Jarman: Marisol and the American Dream (Lightbox)

Donna Ferrato: Leaving Abuse Behind (NYT) From Lightbox

various photographers: State of America: Photographing Joe Klein’s Road Trip (Lightbox)

Gian Paul Lozza: America’s Undocumented Immigrants (Lightbox)

Photo © Sean Hemmerle

Sean Hemmerle: Drone Zone (NYT Magazine)

Mike Stotts: Cowboy Showdown (zReportage)

Dina Kantor: The Demise of Treece, Kansas (New Yorker)

David Armstrong: Below the 14th Street, Downtown scene (New Yorker)

Martin Parr: Picturing the American South (Lightbox)

Danny Wilcox Frazier: Lost Nation: America’s Rural Ghetto (burn)

Christaan Felber: Boxing in Bushwick (New Yorker)

Rebecca Norris Webb: My Dakota (NYT Lens)

Lucas Foglia: A Natural Order (Lightbox)

Zun Lee: Exploring African-American Fatherhood (NYT Lens)

David Goldman: Saving Auburn Avenue (Time)

Jennifer Kaczmarek: Love for Alyssa Still Grows (CNN)

Josef Kaczmarek: Gun Crisis (zReportage)

Gloria Baker Feinstein: Memories Bought and Sold (NYT Lens)

Adam Bartos: The Darkroom: Nostalgia for a Dying Craft (Lightbox)

China.

Photo © Kurt Tong

Kurt Tong: The Queen, The Chairman and I (Foto8)

Mark Leong: Hong Kong (NYT Lens)

Sim Chi Yin: Beijing’s Basement Dwellers (Newsweek) Same in Foreign Policy. Same on VII Mag.

Around the Gulf.

Several proper photo features on the Daily Mail website recently…What’s going?  This by Institute’s Guillaume Herbaut…

Photo © Guillaume Herbaut

Guillaume Herbaut: Sofex Arms Fair (Daily Mail)

Ebrahim Noroozi: Documenting Death Sentences in Iran (NYT Lens)

Ed Ou: Bahrain Protesters Focus Ire on United States (NYT)

Kate Peters: Location, Location, Location : Fujaraih, UAE (Bloomberg Businessweek)

Ayman Oghanna: Yesterday’s War, Today’s Iraq (burn)

Afghanistan.

Zalmai: Dreams and Dread in Afghanistan (New Yorker)

Tyler Hicks: On Board the USS John C Stennis (NYT)

Turkey.

Pari Dukovic’s Turkish Oil Wrestlers in Lightbox… I only became aware of Dukovic early May when I saw one of his portraits in the New Yorker…Which was this blog’s first Tearsheet of the Day.

Photo © Pari Dukovic

Pari Dukovic: Inside the World of Turkish Oil Wrestling (Lightbox)

Jason Andrew: Soccer’s Lost Boys, Stranded in Istanbul (NYT Lens)

From various countries.

Photo © Suzanne Lee / Save the Children

Suzanne Lee: Family Planning in Nepal (Guardian)

various photographers: Troubled Waters (NYT)

Stuart Matthews: Changing Tides (Foto8)

Mario Tama: Brazil’s Development Dilemma (Time)

Gustavo Jononovich: Richland (burn)

Photo © Matt Lutton

Matt Lutton:  “Only Unity”: Serbia In The Aftermath of Yugoslavia (burn) On  Wired Raw File blog

Justyna Mielnikiewicz: Brides From Belarus (Newsweek)

Damir Sagolj: Myamar’s Rohingyas (Reuters)

John Vink: Quest for Land (NYT Lens)

Giulio Di Sturco: Iwahig: A Prison Without Walls (Reportage)

Gianni Giosue: The Chechen Refugees in Pankisi Valley (Private photoreview)

Ross McDonnell: Remember Me, My Ghost: Documenting Ireland’s Notorious Ballymun Neighborhood (Lightbox)

Nano Calvo: Hounding Misery (zReportage)

Kosuke Okahara: On a Japanese Island, a Community Apart (NYT)

Katrin Koenning: Loraine and the Illusion of Illoura – Encounters with an Outer Land (Firecracker)

Lindsay Blatt and Paul Taggart: Rounding Up Iceland’s Horses (NYT Lens)

Haiti.

Maggie Steber: Haiti (NYT Lens)

Benjamin Rusnak: Rachel’s Village: Haiti (zReportage)

UK.

Kate Peters directed project of British Olympians for the Guardian….Filmed by Peters and Joseph Turp

Photos © Kate Peters

Kate Peters: Olympic Bodies (Guardian) Stills on Peters’ website: Olympians | Tearsheets of stills printed in the Guardian Weekend magazine shown on Institute website.

Mark Seager: Made in England (Reportage)

Andrew Testa: Anyone for Tennis? (Panos)

Sophie Evans: East London People (Guardian)

Pretty awesome photographs taken by London’s urban explorers….photographers’ names withheld for obvious reasons…

various photographers: Exploring London (Evening Standard Magazine)

Toby Smith: When The Lea Valley Closed (Reportage)

Christopher Furlong: Red Arrows (Guardian)

Ewen Spencer: Teenagers (GUP)

Mexico.

Photo © Stefan Ruiz

Stefan Ruiz: Soap Mex (FT Magazine) Same series on Lightbox.

Eunice Adorno: Guadalaraja, Mexico (New Yorker)

Rodrigo Cruz: With Prosperity Elusive, Mexican Voters Focus on the Economy (NYT)

Alejandro Cartagena: Car Poolers (NYT Lens)

Shaul Schwarz: Jeffrey’s Difficult Move (NYT) video

Photo © Marco Kesseler

various photographers: 36: Press and Editorial Photography from Falmouth (Foto8)

To finish off….

The Onion: Internet Scam Alert: Most “Kickstarter” Projects Just Useless Crap (YouTube)

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