The 2019 Sony World Photography Awards are in full swing, as we head toward the final awards ceremony in April. After announcing the Open competition single image winners, the 2019 Professional shortlist has been revealed. Judged anonymously by international photo experts, the 2019 shortlist is a vibrant and diverse look at today’s professional photography. This year, professional photographers from 161 countries submitted their work, which was entered as a series of five to ten photographs.
After culling through more than 78,000 photographs from over 4,700 photographers, the expert judges of the World Press Photo contest...
The UK is celebrating one of its greatest photojournalists, Don McCullin, with a retrospective at Tate Britain.
Young photojournalists from around the world showed off their incredible skills by entering the Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest. Russia’s only vehicle for unearthing up and coming photojournalists, the competition is open to photographers age 18 to 33 years old. The contest is named after Russian photojournalist Andrei Stenin, who tragically lost his life in 2014 at age 33 while on assignment in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine.
For over twenty years, photojournalist Noah Berger has literally placed himself in the line of fire to gather news footage...
Bangladeshi photojournalist GMB Akash is a trailblazing photographer whose socially conscious work brings to light what many choose to ignore.
The career of photographer John A. Chakeres spans over 40 years. His work is included in the permanent collections of acclaimed institutions around the world. For his most recent publication, First Fleet (Daylight Books), he looks back at a project near and dear to his heart, one that saw him collaborating with NASA early in his career.
It’s human nature to be curious about your roots, and recent advances in genetic testing have made it easier than...
Photographer Frédéric Lagrange began a love affair with Mongolia as a child, long before he ever had the chance to visit.
Photographer Céline Jentzsch has a love for travel that is shared through her documentary-style images. Based in France, she traverses the globe to explore cultures and record the encounters with curiosity and empathy. Visually, they have a painterly feel—an art that Jentzsch practiced before becoming a photographer. This background is evident as she chronicles the ice festival on Lake Khövsgöl in Mongolia.
Photographer Oded Wagenstein is a storyteller at heart.
British photographer Andrew Newey reveals parts of the world that go unknown to many of us.