April 20, 2023

Eye-Opening Images of War and the Climate Crisis Top the 2023 World Press Photo Awards

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.

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June 2, 2022

Ukrainian Soldier Leaves Behind Candid Photos of Mariupol Steel Mill Prior to Surrender

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.

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December 8, 2021

Photographer Ami Vitale on Following Your Heart and Documenting Stories of Hope [Podcast]

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)

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