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The World Needs Photographers Now More Than Ever

Who are you, when you’re holding your camera in your hands? You're likely less distracted, or less anxious. Maybe you're more aware, or more alive. But now that we are here, looking out over the smoking ruins of a year that has hardly begun, what should we do?

Seattle Judge Orders Media to Share Unpublished Protest Photos with Police

In a controversial ruling that has sparked criticism from photojournalists across the US, a judge in Seattle has ruled that the local news media must hand over unpublished protest photos to the police, who will use them in an ongoing investigation into the destruction of several police vehicles on May 30th.

Photographer Sues Police for Blinding Her Left Eye, Uses Last Photo as Proof

Last month, while covering protests in Minneapolis sparked by the killing of George Floyd, photojournalist Linda Tirado was blinded by a foam bullet fired by police. Now, she's suing the city and its police department, and using her last photo as proof that she was targeted despite being clearly identified as press.

No, Photojournalists Aren’t Advocating the Blurring of Faces at Protests

In the midst of global protests in support of #BlackLivesMatter, the Poynter Institute caused a ruckus within the photojournalism industry last week with the provocatively titled “Photographers are being called on to stop showing protestors’ faces. Should they?”

Striking Protest Photo Wins World Press Photo of the Year

The World Press Photo Foundation has announced the winners of its prestigious annual photojournalism competition, crowning a World Press Photo of the Year, a World Press Photo Story of the Year, and honoring winners and runners up in eight separate categories.

This is How Hong Kong Photojournalist Are Protesting Police Actions

Hong Kong police held a press conference yesterday to discuss the anti-extradition bill protests that have been raging this week. Photojournalists showed up to the presser wearing helmets, gas masks, and safety vests in protest of the excessive force they say police have been using against them.

Photographers: Beware Violent Antifa Protestors

This past Sunday, I photographed the "Rally against Hate" protests in Berkeley, California, which was organized to oppose a "Say No To Marxism" rally that had been planned. There was very little representation of the so-called alt-right at the park on Sunday. However, there were 100 to 200 Antifa (or anarchists, or whatever they are called) who showed up dressed in all black to the protest.