Brazilian photojournalist Sebastião Salgado is being honored by the 2024 Sony World Photography Awards. Salgado, who has traveled to over 120 countries for his social documentary projects, will be the recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to Photography award. It's a fitting show of respect for Salgado, whose career spans more than 50 years. Known for his remarkable black-and-white photographs, Salgado began his life as an economist working for the International Coffee Organization.
The World Press Photo Awards, the world's premier contest honoring photojournalism, has announced its winners.
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 cusp of change. Chan, who has lived in Shanghai for many years, photographed the bustling city as it shut down due to COVID-19. Soon, the rest of the world would follow.
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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. Jackson is the first Black woman to be nominated to serve as a Supreme Court justice, making her opening statement to the Senate, and the subsequent four days of hearings, historic events. The hearings themselves are essentially an interview, designed to be a time where senators ask incisive questions to gauge the nominee's fitness for the life-tenured position of Supreme Court justice.
Now in its 65th year, the World Press Photo Contest is a high point in the world of photojournalism.
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) in Charleston, but he comes with an interesting background. For more than 20 years, he worked as a photojournalist; and now he's using those skills to help pull back the curtain of what happens in the hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Photographer Ami Vitale documents endangered species and the powerful bonds they share with their caretakers.
The late Gordon Parks was a photographer best known for documenting the lives of African Americans from the 1940s to...