Photojournalism

June 17, 2018

Daughter Archives Mother’s Remarkable Photos of Poverty-Stricken 1980s England

The black and white documentary photography of Tish Murtha’s archive captures the social landscape of northern England during the 1980s. From community spirit to the pits of youth employment, Murtha’s highly personal and emotive photos are now in the care of her daughter Ella, ever since Murtha passed away in 2013. Ella has now made it her mission to get her mother’s remarkable images the recognition they deserve.

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April 21, 2018

Eye-Opening Photos Offer a Rare Glimpse of Everyday Life on a Tibetan Plateau

With an emphasis on storytelling, portrait photographer Giacomo Bruno documents locations, populations, and individuals around the world. For a recent project, Bruno traveled to a plateau in Kham, a region in Tibet, to explore its breathtaking landscape and meet the people who call it home. Each photograph in this striking series showcases an element of daily life on the Tibetan plateau.

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March 14, 2018

Photos of Post-War Europe Captured by Italian Photographer Traveling by Motorcycle

As a pioneer of Italian photojournalism, Piergiorgio Branzi captured a pivotal moment in European history—following the end of World War II. Starting with a motorcycle voyage down the Italian coast less than a decade after WWII and continuing with reportages in Spain and Moscow, his work blended documentary and fine art photography to great effect. Now 89 years old, he finds himself part of a legacy of early Italian photography that inspired generations to come.

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February 19, 2018

Touching Photo of Rescued Gorilla and Her Caretaker Wins ‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’ Award

Year after year, we are awe-struck by the Natural History Museum‘s Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards. Showcasing striking scenes of nature, the contest attracts photography fans and animal lovers alike. While most of 2017’s winning entries were selected by a panel of judges, members of the public were also invited to voice their opinions.

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