Menu
Scroll to top
Topic: photojournalism
Who needs photojournalists? <em>Oz</em> lets PM supply his own picture

Who needs photojournalists? Oz lets PM supply his own picture

Tony Abbott was looking very prime ministerial with all them soldiers, don't you think?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Leighton considering Spanish sell-off? ... Bullying in corporate spinning ... Cor Plimer, ready for launch ... Man-heavy Young Labor responds ...

When photographers were always part of the story at Fairfax

When photographers were always part of the story at Fairfax

Photojournalists were once considered a part of the story. The decision to slash the ranks of snappers at Fairfax ends an era, writes former Age photographer Chris Beck.

Libyan war claims lives of two photojournalists

Libyan war claims lives of two photojournalists

Two American photojournalists, Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros, were killed in Libya yesterday during clashes with Gaddafi forces. Daily Beast offers a retrospective of their haunting work.

Hacking <em>The Big Picture</em>

Hacking The Big Picture

The Big Caption takes images from the Boston Globe's much-loved Big Picture blog and adds great in-photo captions, from the snarky to the silly to the serious.

Burying ethics for the sake of photojournalism

Burying ethics for the sake of photojournalism

Photographer Marco Vernaschi created a stunning and shocking series of images on child sacrifice in Uganda. But to get the shots, he persuaded a grieving mother to exhume her mutilated daughter's body so that he could photograph it, raising some serious ethical and legal questions.

Finding the Afghan Girl

Finding the Afghan Girl

National Geographic journalists explain how they tracked down one of the magazine's most iconic cover stars -- the "Afghan Girl" -- 15 years after she first drew the world's attention to the plight of Afghani refugees.

Looking at Africa through a new lens

Looking at Africa through a new lens

Photography and politics expert David Campbell looks at how the world's view of Africa has been shaped by media images of devastation and despair. Is it time for photographers to stop offering up the same "old" visions of Africa?

How many news photographers are too many?

How many news photographers are too many?

News photographers naturally descend on disaster areas and conflict zones like moths to a flame. But do we really need hundreds of images of the same tragedy? Some of the world's top photojournalists weigh in.

Behind the lens in Haiti

Behind the lens in Haiti

NYT photojournalist Damon Winter is on assignment in Haiti. He tells of the endless dead bodies, brutal conditions, and the difficulty of taking a good snap in such circumstances. Plus a gallery of his stunning and shocking images.