Topic: Photojournalism

Fidel Castro reads at night during the Battle of Pino del Agua, in the Sierra Maestra mountains, Cuba, 1958.
Profile

Enrique Meneses: On the Frontier of History

LightBox profiles photographer Enrique Meneses, a Spanish photographer who had a knack for being in the right place at the right time.

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Photo Essay

Frustration and Suffering in Haiti’s Mental Facilities

More than three years after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated Haiti, many Haitians are still desperately trying to recover. Photographer Fabio Bucciarelli documented the plight of those languishing in the island nation’s psychiatric facilities.

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© Steve McCurry
Profile

30 Years, 20 Passports: Untold Stories of Steve McCurry’s Photographic Life

The Magnum photographer’s latest book spans 30 years of his career as one of the world’s most celebrated photojournalists.

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Gorillas New Threat of Extinction
Profile

25 Years of Visa Pour l’Image: A Tribute to Jean-François Leroy

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Visa Pour l’Image, the festival of photojournalism held each fall in Perpignan, France. More than 30 photojournalists who won the top prizes at the festival pay their respect to Jean-François Leroy, the legendary organizer behind the annual gathering.

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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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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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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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