Since the war in Syria erupted in the Spring of 2011, the death toll has risen over 80,000. The rebels and the army of Bashar al-Assad's regime are still in a fierce battle with one other. Each side has its own agenda and uses of propaganda including ongoing rumors of chemical weapons.The residents of Aleppo are now imprisoned within their own city walls. Where once stood one… read more ›
As part of the Nikon 1 V2 speed project, Nina Berman and her new camera take us to the streets of Manhattan, a city already steeped in street photography history, to show us how she catches the buzz of the city and frenzy of its workers as they emerge from subways and stations at rush hour. "Street-photography is kind of an… read more ›
Vrij Nederland recently published the reportage on fracking by Nina Berman. In her ongoing project about hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as fracking, Nina Berman documents the frenzied gas rush that is taking shape from North Dakota to New York, USA transforming pristine landscapes into residential gaslands with enormous… read more ›
In late March, Stanley Greene went to Syria where he photographed men, women and their children who appear to have been thrown back to the Stone Ages. They are not pro-Assad nor pro-rebellion, they are simply waiting for the war to be over and go home.
In an interview with 60 Minutes' and Anderson Cooper, Alixandra Fazzina talks about her project "Flowers of Afghanistan" and the individual stories of Afghan children on the move. Alixandra spent five years chronicling the travails of these refugees, who disappear frequently and often anonymously. She follows the children as they flee Afghanistan on their clandestine routes from Asia to Europe. Meanwhile… read more ›
This weekend the New York Times published an inquisitive front page story on the dilapidated railway system of Pakistan. For this report, Andrea Bruce stepped on-board of the diesel-powered Awami Express, a train that travels through central Pakistan. As she crossed jaw-dropping landscapes in a country with a rich history and filled with unexpected pleasures, she also documented some deeply troubling… read more ›
“Photojournalists on War: The Untold Stories from Iraq,” a rare photographic account that reveals the untold stories behind the headlines in Iraq.
It can now be found in stores and online. The book, compiled by Michael Kamber, is a book both ambitious in its breadth, depth and scope. It was published in light of the ten-year anniversary of the war in Iraq and… read more ›
Girls who just heard seven to eight shots fired look to see if their friends are either injured or being detained by the police. The perpetrators fired the shots just minutes after two men were injured in a shooting at the corner of 71st and Jeffrey in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood.There’s a saying on the South Side that the first warm day of the year always brings… read more ›