Tag: photojournalism

“#365 Unpacked “– The trash of our lives.

Being honest, we all know it. Some of us still manage to look the other way or close our eyes about it, but we do know it. We are slowly (or not even so slowly) but steadily covering this planet with trash. Trash that inevitably will, at some point, rob us from enough fertile soil ...

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The power of images

Photos can be a powerful tool. Both in a negative and in a positive way. Photos show reality the way it has happened, objectively and truthfully. At least that’s been the opinion of most people for a long period of time. Nowadays one has become a bit more skeptical concerning photos and videos. We know ...

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Children’s Dreams around the World – Chris de Bode

Being a princess, working as a vet, becoming an actress, swimming with whales as a marine biologist, founding an animal shelter, traveling around the world as a photographer… All these are the dreams I had or still have. Some of them, or at least parts of them, have already come true. Others most likely will ...

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Lu Guang

I don’t know if you feel the same way but I realized that I often keep focusing on photography and on photographic inspirations in the western world only. I spend a lot of time in social networks and mainly browsing photo journals to find exceptional photographers, trends or news. Recently I’ve come to the conclusion ...

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The infamous winning photo of the World Press Photo Award 2017

Every year the Press Photo of the Year receives the World Press Photo Award. It’s not unusual that this particular award has stirred up some controversy. Press photography takes place where events, achievements but also tragedies and catastrophes happen. It’s a fact and logical that not only beautiful things can be seen in the photos. ...

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Unequal Scenes

There’s no doubt that drone photography and a bird’s eye view which is becoming more and more popular have been a clear trend in the world of photography for quite some time. No wonder because they allow you a perspective that human-beings aren’t likely to experience otherwise. It’s these new perspectives that form the work ...

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Westlicht Wien Hungary 56 – Pictures of a Revolution

In 2015 refugees were a big issue in Europe. In border areas in particular the agitation and the stream of people seeking refuge could be noticed. Hungary and the train station in Budapest were affected quite a lot as well. Thousands of refugees kept waiting there for transit permits, gathering on the spot. These events ...

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Szymon Barylski – Fleeing Death

The war in Syria is a very up-to-date issue for more than five years now. Nevertheless people don’t really look at it and many people, primarily those in the Western world, aren’t aware of the extent of this tragedy. A man who wants to change this is Szymon Barylski. His photos show starvation, exhaustion, suffering ...

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The girl with the green eyes has been deported

Years after Sharbat Gula has become an icon in documentary photography thanks to a photo taken by famous photographer Steve McCurry she made it into the headlines again. Unfortunately not for a positive reason though. The 45-year-old woman who is now a mother of four children was deported back to Afghanistan, her country of birth. ...

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HERE ARE THE WINNERS OF THE GREENPEACE PHOTO AWARD 2016

Since the first of October the winners of the Greenpeace Photo Award 2016 have been announced. On http://www.photo-award.org 11 nominees have presented their environment-themed photo projects to the public. The audience prize, which has been voted for by more than 19,000 visitors, was finally awarded and the winner will receive an amount of 10,000 Euros. ...