Topic: Platon

Ebola in Sierra Leone for the Washington Post
PHOTOJOURNALISMLINKS

PJL: September 2014 (Part 1)

Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the most interesting photojournalism and documentary photography from across the web.

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Daniel Berehulak for the New York Times
PHOTOJOURNALISMLINKS

PJL: July 2014 (Part 2)

Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the most interesting photojournalism and documentary photography from across the web.

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Paola Kudacki for TIME
Photo Essay

TIME’s Best Portraits of 2013

In a year when the still image maintained its unparalleled power to inform, to shock and, at times, to delight, TIME’s portraits once again put a human face on many of 2013’s most relevant and gripping stories.

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Photograph by Platon for TIME
The Backstory

Platon on Perry: Behind the Scenes of the Cover of TIME

There were to be no “gotcha” moments during Platon’s photo shoot with Rick Perry, the Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate, who appears on the cover of this week’s issue of TIME. Which is not to say the photographer didn’t strive for the revelatory.

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Portrait of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, by Platon
The Backstory

The Craziest Guy in the Room: A Portrait of Gaddafi by Platon

Three inches from one of the most notorious dictators in history, the photographer Platon focused tightly on the black eyes glaring at him through his lens. “There was nothing in them,” he said. “It’s like his soul had been scooped out of his head and taken away.”

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Platon for TIME
The Backstory

Evading Police, Capturing a Spirit

High-speed car chases and stashed film. Renowned photographer Platon talks about evading the Burmese secret police to make a portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi.

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