Photojournalism

April 15, 2021

A COVID-Friendly Embrace Wins the World Press Photo of the Year

For lovers of photojournalism, the wait is over. The annual World Press Photo Contest has just released the winners of the 2021 competition. As the world's foremost awards for international photojournalism, the contest attracts the highest quality of work. Danish photojournalist Mads Nissen saw his work awarded the top prize, as his moving photo of a COVID-19-friendly embrace in Brazil won World Press Photo of the Year.

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November 2, 2020

Steve McCurry’s New Book Features Over 100 Unseen Photographs

For over 40 years, renowned photographer Steve McCurry has traveled the world to capture humanity in all its forms. With so many miles under his belt, one can only imagine how deep his photo archive must run. In his new book titled In Search of Elsewhere, McCurry has dipped into his vast archive and culled a moving selection of imagery that has never before been seen.

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April 23, 2020

Lee Miller: Fashion Model, Surrealist, and Fearless War Correspondent

In the 1920s, modernism met its match when Surrealism entered the scene. With an emphasis on experimentation, Surrealism appealed to modern art's most avant-garde artists, with Salvador Dalí and André Breton at the forefront. While most of these pioneering figures would continue pushing the boundaries of the movement for the duration of their careers, fashion model-turned-photographer Lee Miller made history when she leveraged her earlier experiences into a new professional pursuit: war documentation.

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February 27, 2020

30+ Gripping Images Nominated for the 2020 World Press Photo Contest

For sixty-three years, the World Press Photo Contest has honored the best visual journalism by professional photographers around the world. And with the release of the 2020 World Press Photo nominees, it's clear that this year will be no exception to the journalistic excellence the contest is known for. With 4,282 photographers from 125 countries entering 73,996 images, the jury was given the difficult task of narrowing down the best single images and stories.

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