War photography is easy. A colleague once called it ‘sports photography.’ You’re shooting sports as it happens in front of you and you’re just there to take the picture. If you have the bravery, or some might call it foolhardiness, … Continue reading
Category Archives: War Photography
Anastasia Gallery 166 Orchard Street New York, NY 10002 Hours: Tues – Sun 11am – 7pm Artist Reception is on September 27th. Proceeds are being donated to St Kizito Orphanage in DR Congo. However painful it may be for us delicate souls, … Continue reading
Simon Norfolk talks about Full Spectrum Dominance at the Belfast Photo Festival.
Rawiya is a photography collective founded by five female photographers from across the Middle East. Rawiya presents an insider’s view of a region in flux balancing its contradictions while reflecting on social and political issues and stereotypes. As a … Continue reading
The possible contradictions of the war photograph now become apparent. It is generally assumed that its purpose is to awaken concern. The most extreme examples – as in McCullin’s work – show moments of agony in order to extort maximum … Continue reading
From David Campbell and Jon Levy “Aesthetics have no place in photographing famine” webinar with David Campbell and Jon Levy from OPEN-i (Open Photojournalism Edu.
If you’re a photographer with a new body of work to show or if you’re a photography fan who has a new photo crush, you’re always welcome to submit it for posting on Aphotostudent. The majority of the posts on … Continue reading
The Atlantic has a great selection of color photos of the United States during World War II. The photos were shot by Alfred Palmer and Howard Hollem for the Office of War Information – an agency created by Franklin Roosevelt. The … Continue reading
From Newsweek and The Daily Beast is this video of Getty Images photographer John Moore talking about an image he made on Memorial Day ( May 27th, 2007 ) in Arlington National Cemetery of Mary McHugh at her fiancé James J. Regan’s … Continue reading
Syria has been on my mind of late as I watch the horrific events unfold on the news. I just saw this beautiful slideshow on the Foreign Policy website: Once Upon a Time in Damascus Head over to Foreign Policy … Continue reading