The World Press Photo Awards, the world's premier contest honoring photojournalism, has announced its winners. Ukrainian war photographer Evgeniy Maloletka‘s striking image of an injured pregnant woman in Mariupol was named 2023 World Press Photo of Year, beating the work of thousands of photographers. Maloletka has been covering the war in his home country since 2014, when Russia annexed Crimea.
In 2018, Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti was on assignment with National Geographic in Kansas.
When we last caught up with American photographer Nicole Chan, it was February 2020 and the world was on the...
Mariupol's Azovstal steel factory has become a symbol of Ukrainian fortitude, as thousands of soldiers hunkered down in its underground bunkers for months in an effort to thwart the Russians. Their long battle came to an end on May 16, when the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces asked its troops to surrender in an effort to “save the lives of personnel.” Soldier and photographer Dmytro Kozatsky is among those who turned themselves over.
Conservation photographer Ami Vitale is known for her incredible ability to support local communities that are making an impact.
On March 21, 2022, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson made her opening statement—and history.
Now in its 65th year, the World Press Photo Contest is a high point in the world of photojournalism. And in 2022, the contest has shifted its structure in a way that brings different creative voices to the forefront. Now working on a regional approach, World Press Photo is allowing more diversity to be showcased on its valuable platform.
Though for some the war in Ukraine may seem far away, it doesn't take much for us to be reminded...
Alan Hawes works as a registered nurse at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
Photographer Ami Vitale documents endangered species and the powerful bonds they share with their caretakers. This week on the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast, we interview Vitale and get a behind-the-scenes look at how she captured some of her most legendary pictures. In fact, you may have seen one of her more famous images featured on the front cover of National Geographic following the death of Sudan (the world's last male Northern White Rhino)
The late Gordon Parks was a photographer best known for documenting the lives of African Americans from the 1940s to...
Photographer and documentary filmmaker Ben Garvin has dedicated his career to storytelling.