“There’s a whole bunch of people under 30 who are creating amazing work,” he said. “What we need to do is to provide new opportunities for them to step in and assert themselves in a more patient way and build up a career.”
A Festival Of Ideas And Photos In Africa —NYTimes | LENS
Poverty And Uncertainty For Widows Of Syrian ‘Freedom Fighters’ —NYTimes | LENS
See This Year’s Best Portrait Photographs —TIME | LightBox
Earlier this week the Committee to Protect Journalists issued a report revealing that since 2004, out of 361 journalist deaths only 9 of whose killers had been prosecuted. With the toll rising, the report shares what is being done on a global level in the fight against impunity in journalist killings.
DIY Photography Hacks: How To Make Your Own Light Tent —Digital Camera World
Christoph Bangert, War Porn —L'Oeil de la Photographie
Photographer Christoph Bangert’s book War Porn is not one to be left out on the coffee table for pleasant perusing. In fact some of the images are so horrifying that the pages are still sealed together to let the viewer prepare himself for the image. It’s not just the blood and gore he’s trying to communicate, but the anger, weakness and emotion of modern warfare that often escapes our attention.
Bringing The Drone War To American Skies —NYTimes | LENS
U.S. military drone strikes, so common overseas, are virtually unheard of back on the mainland. The idea catapulted photographer Tomas van Houtryve on a mission to bring the drone war home. Strapping a camera onto his own drone, he sought to take the idea of foreign drone strikes and instead target similar domestic situations.
Without Curation, There Is No Photography —Thoughts of A Bohemian
Light Meters Still Matter —Digital Photography Magazine
Follow The Everyday Lives Of Artists In Kabul —TIME | LightBox
Submersed within a community of artists in Kabul, photographer Lorenzo Tugnoli and writer Francesca Recchia wanted to portray a real image of the people in their element that contrasted with the outside world’s idea of a battle-ravaged Afghan capitol.