Photojournalism

May 7, 2019

Interview: Photographer Documents Bond Between Last Two Northern White Rhinos and Their Caretakers

American photojournalist Justin Mott is using the power of photography to shed light on important stories of animal conservation. Mott’s long-term project Kindred Guardians is a look at the men and women who dedicate their lives to saving wildlife. This personal project, which is entirely self-funded, had Mott hopping on a plane to Kenya in order to document the last two northern white rhinos in existence.

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February 20, 2019

World Press Photo Announces Nominees for the 2019 Photojournalism Contest

After culling through more than 78,000 photographs from over 4,700 photographers, the expert judges of the World Press Photo contest have announced the finalists of the 2019 competition. The panelists have selected 43 photographers from 23 countries to represent the best in photojournalism, with women making up 32% of the finalists. This is a great increase from the previous year, when only 12% of the nominees were female.

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December 3, 2018

A Photojournalist’s Inside View of the Deadly California Wildfires

For over twenty years, photojournalist Noah Berger has literally placed himself in the line of fire to gather news footage of the United States’ worst wildfires. Each year, he spends roughly six months documenting fire season, using his skills as a photojournalist to capture both the destruction of these events and the heroism of the firefighters who work tirelessly to combat them.

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October 24, 2018

Photographer Travels Across the World to Explore His Newly Discovered Roots

It’s human nature to be curious about your roots, and recent advances in genetic testing have made it easier than ever to discover precisely where your ancestors came from. This curiosity drove Brazilian photographer Hugo Santarem Rodrigues to take a global ancestry DNA test in 2016 in order to discover his origins. What happened from there is an interesting look at an artist visually processing that information.

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