Topic: Photojournalism

War Is Personal
Photo Essay

The Hero in the Cowboy Hat: Carlos Arredondo’s Story, by Eugene Richards

After the tragic events at the Boston Marathon, a hero in a cowboy hat emerged. Carlos Arredondo was identified as helping Jeff Bauman in a now-iconic photograph appearing on front pages around the world. In 2006, Eugene Richards began photographing Arredondo, an anti-war activist, after he lost his first son in Iraq — eventually publishing his story in War is Personal. Richards spoke to LightBox about his relationship with Arredondo.

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Mideast Syria
Out There

The 2013 Pulitzer Prize Winners: Associated Press Coverage of Syria

Columbia University has announced the 2013 Pulitzer Prize winners for breaking news and feature photography. A five-photographer team from the Associated Press was recognized in the Breaking News photography category for their photographic coverage of the ongoing Syrian civil war. Rodrigo Abd, Manu Brabo, Khalil Hamra, Muhammed Muheisen and Narciso Contreras were members of the team that contributed to the agency’s coverage of the two-year-old conflict.

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Eugene Richards
PHOTOJOURNALISMLINKS

PJL: March 2013

Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the best photojournalism from across the web in March 2013.

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MDR-TB isolation wards in Drug Resistant TB Center, one for women and one for men, Patna, Bihar State, India. James Nachtwey People in Vietnam affected by Agent Orange, an herbicide used by American forces during the war to defoliate the forests in order to deny cover to the enemy.  The active ingredient, dioxin, is extremely toxic and has caused several generations of children to be born with severe disabilities and deformations. Families in rural farming areas with affected offspring. Cam Lo District, Quang Tri Province. Heavily sprayed during the war as the Ho Chi Minh Trail ran through the region from Laos. James Nachtwey People in Vietnam affected by Agent Orange, an herbicide used by American forces during the war to defoliate the forests in order to deny cover to the enemy.  The active ingredient, dioxin, is extremely toxic and has caused several generations of children to be born with severe disabilities and deformations. Families in rural farming areas with affected offspring. Cam Lo District, Quang Tri Province. Heavily sprayed during the war as the Ho Chi Minh Trail ran through the region from Laos. James Nachtwey
Photo Essay

Drug-Resistant TB in India: Photographs by James Nachtwey

TIME contract photographer James Nachtwey traveled to Mumbai to document the battle against drug-resistant tuberculosis.

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World Press Photo of the Year 2012. 20 November 2012, Gaza City, Palestinian Territories. Two-year-old Suhaib Hijazi and her three-year-old brother Muhammad were killed when their house was destroyed by an Israeli missile strike. Their father, Fouad, was also killed and their mother was put in intensive care. Fouad’s brothers carry his children to the mosque for the burial ceremony as his body is carried behind on a stretcher.
Out There

2013 World Press Photo Awards Announced

Early this morning, the winners of the 56th annual World Press Photo Awards were announced in Amsterdam.

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© Marc Riboud, courtesy Peter Fetterman Gallery
Out There

To See the World: Marc Riboud’s Eye of the Traveler

In 1955, photographer Marc Riboud set out in an old Jeep to see the world. 58 years later, a show of his work at the Peter Fetterman Gallery demonstrates just how the traveler’s eye remains as vibrant as ever.

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Abolfazl Nesaei
Photo Essay

The Aftermath of an Acid Attack in Iran

When Sommayeh Mehri asked for a divorce, her husband responded with a brutal acid attack. Iranian photographer Abolfazl Nesaei documents how Mehri and her daughters live with the scars.

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Lucia Herrero
In Progress

The Strange World of Basque Sports

LightBox presents Spanish photographer Lucia Herrero’s look into the odd world of Herri Kirolak, the rural sports of the Basques.

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Dan Kitwood—Getty Images
365

366: The Year in Photographs 2012

The year 2012 was a cyclone of news. Through the highs and lows, LightBox presents a look back on 2012 through 366 images, picking a photo for each day of the past year (and one for the leap day).

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Brendan Hoffman
Man on the Wire

A Year of Photographers in the Picture

As the new year approaches, TIME takes a look back on 2012 to highlight an increasingly common phenomenon: the photographer in the picture.

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