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A World Redrawn: Iranian photographer sees chance for solidarity

Nicosia - Iranian photographer Gohar Dashti has created a body of work that explores the relationship between nature, human migration and the ripple effects of conflict and social upheaval.

From euphoria to tears: the story behind award-winning Sudan photo

Khartoum - It was one of the iconic images of Sudan's revolution: demonstrator Mohamed Youssef, just 15 at the time, holds his hand to his heart as he roars a nighttime poem of protest amid a sea of lights.

Behind the Lens: Jack Spitser talks sports photography, swimming Special

Sports photographer Jack Spitser chatted with Digital Journal about his career as a swimmer and a swimming photographer in this "Behind the Lens" series.

Fight for survival: Photographer Claudia Andujar defends Brazil's Yanomami

S - Swiss-born photographer Claudia Andujar has spent five decades fighting to protect the rights of Brazil's Yanomami tribe. But the feisty octogenarian says her battle is not over.

Luftwaffe flies Holocaust survivor to Germany for exhibition

Essen - For decades Naftali Fuerst stayed silent about his horrifying childhood experiences of three Nazi concentration camps and a death march.

Behind the Lens: Alan Mercer talks photography and digital age Special

World-class and celebrity photographer Alan Mercer chatted with Digital Journal about his distinguished career in photography and he opened up about being a photographer in the digital age.

Michael Catalano up for 'Best Photography Studio' in 2020 contest

Multifaceted Long Island photographer Michael Catalano has a major reason to be proud. He is in the running in the 2020 "Best of Long Island" competition.

AFP photographer wins top photojournalism award

Perpignan - Agence France-Press (AFP) photographer Guillermo Arias on Saturday won the top prize at photojournalism's biggest annual festival for his coverage of migrants from Central America.

Beatles fans come together for 50th anniversary of Abbey Road photo

London - Beatles fans came together near London's Abbey Road Studios on Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of the band making one of the most iconic album covers of all time.

Siberians flock to toxic lake for 'Maldives' selfies

Moscow - An industrial dump site in Siberia whose turquoise lake resembles a tropical paradise has become a magnet for Instagrammers who risk their health in the toxic water to wow online followers.

Siberians flock to toxic lake for 'Maldives' selfies

Novosibirsk - An industrial dump site in Siberia whose turquoise lake resembles a tropical paradise has become a magnet for Instagrammers who risk their health in the toxic water to wow online followers.

Selfies and the self: what they say about us and society

Rio De Janeiro - The selfie craze speaks volumes about the era in which we live: how images race around the globe and can dominate public discourse, eliciting strong emotions and even blurring the lines of reality.Sometimes, that can be a very toxic mix, experts say.

Image of crying toddler on US border wins World Press Photo

Amsterdam - The haunting image of a little girl crying helplessly as she and her mother are taken into custody by US border officials Thursday won the prestigious World Press Photo Award.

UK photographer Martin Parr unveils 'Brexit Britain' portraits

London - A new exhibition of portraits by photographer Martin Parr opened on Thursday featuring pictures of "Brexit Britain" captured since the country voted to leave the EU.

Reuters star photographer Behrakis dead at 58: press body

Atenas - Award-winning Reuters photographer Yannis Behrakis has died aged 58 after a battle with cancer, Greece's foreign press association said Sunday.

Historical ‘Google Earth’ shows Britain’s altering geography

Cambridge - Researchers have created something similar to an historical ‘Google Earth’: a digital landscape project showing how the topography of the British Isles has changed since 1945, especially with sprawling urbanization.

Three AFP photographers nominated for World Press Photo Awards

Den Haag - Photographers for Agence France-Presse received four nominations Wednesday in the 2019 World Press Photo of the Year Award, with the winners to be announced at a gala event in April.

'Kissing sailor' in iconic NY picture dies age 95

Washington - The sailor pictured kissing a woman in Times Square as people celebrated the end of World War II has died at age 95, his daughter told The Providence Journal.

Gosling goes behind the camera for DRCongo book

Washington - Actor Ryan Gosling is best known for films as diverse as "La La Land" and "First Man" but he recently moved behind the lens for a passion project -- taking photos in the crisis-hit Democratic Republic of Congo.

Rare Van Gogh photo is of Vincent's brother, say experts

Amsterdam - For decades bright-eyed boy in the photograph was believed to be the legendary artist Vincent Van Gogh at the age of 13.

Bangladesh photographer freed after months in detention

Dhaka - Award-winning Bangladeshi photographer and activist Shahidul Alam was released from prison Tuesday after more than 100 days behind bars, in a closely watched freedom of speech case.

World's fastest camera at 10 trillion frames per second

Quebec - The world's fastest camera has been developed. Called the T-CUP the camera operates by 'freezing time' at 10 trillion frames per second.

Leica revives iconic Soviet Zenit camera

Moscow - German camera manufacturer Leica is reviving the legendary Soviet Zenit camera more than 30 years after its mass production ended, with a new digital model unveiled on Wednesday.

Parallel lives: opposites and echoes either side of Korea's DMZ

Seoul - On either side of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the Koreas, a soldier stares at the camera, the emblematic blue huts of the truce village of Panmunjom behind him.

Pikto brings human passion to digital photography

It’s easy to argue that photography is becoming less of a human story. Photography is more of a digital medium with every passing day.

Tech nostalgia on show at Berlin's IFA

Berlin - For many consumers, rewinding cassettes, carefully placing a needle on a record or shaking dry a Polaroid photo may all feel like long-forgotten gestures from a bygone era.

Oldest startup in photography crowdfunds digital content agency

London - 1854 Media, the publisher of British Journal of Photography and owner of the 'oldest startup in photography', is crowdfunding its new visual content agency for the digital age.

S.Africa lensman who took iconic Soweto uprising photo dies

Johanesburg - A South African photographer, who captured the iconic black-and-white picture of a dying 13-year-old activist shot by apartheid police during the 1976 Soweto uprising, has died.

The US-Mexico border, through the lenses of AFP photographers

Mexico - An exhibit of 44 striking images of the US-Mexican border taken by photographers for Agence France-Presse opened Friday in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, with the border itself as a backdrop.

Iconic Magnum photographer Abbas dies

Paris - The legendary Iranian-born photographer Abbas, who covered wars and revolutions across the world during a glittering career behind the lens, died Wednesday in Paris, his Magnum photo agency said.
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