“I feel sad that our profession has been tainted by award hunters who use lies to get recognition, but in reality are jeopardizing the essence of photojournalism.” Patrick Baz, AFP Middle East chief photographer and member of the 2015 World Press... Read More | Share it now!
“I want to be alone,” said the legendary actress Greta Garbo in the film, Grand Hotel.
Most documentary photographers want to be alone while they work. They don’t want the distraction of outside influences. Neither do they want interpreters,... Read More | Share it now!
For the last two months I’ve been taking pictures only with a Fuji X-Pro2 and the 23mm f/2 lens (equivalent to a 35mm format on a full frame). Using only one lens challenges you to think. It makes you move. Forwards, backwards, sideways. There are no... Read More | Share it now!
Are we purveyors of doom? Is it necessary for some documentary photographers to focus on the poor, the underprivileged, war victims, the marginalized and sick? Is the life of the outsider a subject worthy of attention? Do the conditions that push some... Read More | Share it now!
The needle glided up the dial of the Geiger counter as we motored further into the nuclear disaster zone. My heart was palpating in time with the Geiger counter’s increasingly rapid clicking. This was the hot area of Fukushima, and only those with a... Read More | Share it now!