Posts Tagged ‘a human planet’

Review by Pauline Adamek ArtsBeatLA

Review by Pauline Adamek ArtsBeatLA

Review By Pauline Adamek ArtsBeatLA Photojournale – “Little Ballerinas” © Lisa Hogben Drawing from a stunning collection of photos from some of the world’s finest documentarians, visionaries and front-line photojournalists, some selected images from the Photojournale website are now available in book form, as Photojournale Connections Across a Human Planet. Featuring photo journal stories and [...]


Review by Melanie Light – Director Fotovision

Review by Melanie Light – Director Fotovision

Review by Melanie Light – Director Fotovision (www.fotovision.org) ” Connections Across a Human Planet is a great project and a pretty good book. I like it because I found myself softening and becoming more receptive than I usually am when I look at images about “issues” in the world. When viewing a project about one [...]


Review – Connections Across a Human Planet, Book of the Week

Review – Connections Across a Human Planet,  Book of the Week

What happens when you get an incredibly talented group of photographers together? Great art, of course. What happens when those photographers are merely strung together by pixels and have not even met in real life? Well, when it comes to the shared vision of photographers from Photojournale and Fotovision, you get Connections Across a Human [...]


Pedro Tzontemoc

Pedro Tzontemoc

Pedro Tzontemoc Mexico City, Mexico Traces of Blood. Luxor, Egypt http://www.pedrotzontemoc.com/


Daniel Kaifer

Daniel Kaifer

Daniel Kaifer Horska Kvilda in National Park Sumava – Czech Republic Portraits of the elderly Czech population.


Walter Gaya

Walter Gaya

Walter Gaya Washington , USA Sergeant Hubbard, 38,(center), walks past team members in preparation for a combat patrol in the city of Mosul, Iraq, on May 1, 2005.


Supian Ahmad

Supian Ahmad

Supian Ahmad Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia Kuala Lumpur. Amongst the locals, there exists thousands of foreign workforce, both legal and illegal. All are here with but one aim – apart from contributing to the success and wealth of this nation – to earn a decent living for their family back in their home countries. Sadly, [...]


Yaniv Nadav

Yaniv Nadav

Yaniv Nadav Jerusalem Israel Chosen for the cover image for Photojournale – Connections Across a Human Planet This image at the heart of the project about the Bedouin tribe ” ghalin” a tribe living in occupied territories, as a small minority group of citizens under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian authority who are suffering from [...]


Bea Ahbeck

Bea Ahbeck

Bea Ahbeck, California, USA . Swedish national This photo was taken at a child soldier rehabilitation camp in 2005 in Uganda. I spent some time in the girls’ quarters, photographing the children resting in between chores and activities. A mosquito net made for a striking visual element as I made portraits of these girls, who [...]


Alfonso De Castro

Alfonso De Castro

Alfonso De Castro Barcelona, Spain and Guatemala City , Guatemala. Comunidad Indigena : The pictured image comes for a series documenting an indigenous community living in Matagalpa, Nicaragua. Alfonso De Castro’s  body of work spans two decades and covers almost five continents. Spain, Rwanda, China, Vietnam, Argentina, Brazil or Mexico are some of the countries [...]


Jeff Chouw

Jeff Chouw

Jeff Chouw Singapore Penitents re enact a crucifixion on Good Friday. Manila, Philippines


Teresita Chavarria

Teresita Chavarria

Teresita Chavarria Panama City, Costa Rican national For more than 150 years the Chinese community in Panama conformed by near 3000 Chinese has been celebrating the arrival of a New Year. Every year in the “Barrio Chino” (Chinese District) they celebrate the dance of the Chinese Dragoon, better well-known for them like Leon, is the [...]


Saverio Serravezza

Saverio Serravezza

Saverio Serravezza Terni, Italy Wardak province, Afghanistan, March 2006. Girls at school enjoy new books they received from the Ministry of Education. Few months later the situation changed: the Taliban claimed to have influence across most of the country. They were able to operate freely in Wardak Province, a remote region 50 miles west from [...]


Stephane Lehr

Stephane Lehr

Stephane Lehr Paris France The number of children living on the streets of Angola’s capital numbers over 5,000. Driven to urban areas by both poverty and the civil war that has ravaged the country, they survive by washing cars, scavenging, or prostituting themselves. The children often fall into drug use sniffing petrol, glue and other [...]


Jonathan Taylor

Jonathan Taylor

Jonathan Taylor Bangkok, Thailand . British national Suspected gangland members await trail at  Bangkok Noi’s police lock-up. The police officer’s nick-name is Rambo he is renowned as Thailand top gang buster. Jonathan Taylor  has lived in Asia  for 18 years. He is a two  time Time Cover Feature photographer. This image comes from the Time [...]


Nilanjan Mitra

Nilanjan Mitra

Nilanjan Mitra Kolkata, India Young Monk This picture was taken inside the Wangdi Dzong; Wangdi – BHUTAN (Dzongs are Buddhist Colleges and Cultural centers); we were inside the Dzong where we got in touch with a group of Young Monks playing and enjoying among themselves. Young monks are very friendly out here in Bhutan, then [...]


Nicolas Axelrod

Nicolas Axelrod

Nicolas Axelrod Phnom Penh , Cambodia.   Australian national 09 September 2008. Phnom Penh, Boeung Kak Lake. A young girl kneels to pray in front of two monks collecting their daily alms. Boeung Kak, Phnom Penh’s largest natural lake, is set to be 90% filled over the next year, to make way for a large [...]


Patricio Valenzuela Hohmann

Patricio Valenzuela Hohmann

Patricio Valenzuela Hohman Santiago, Chile. This picture is part of the photo reportage “El Toro Cove”, a fishermen and divers community in northern Chile, where “Guiros” a sea algae, are taken out from 20 meters below the sea level. After it’s drying process they are exported to Asian markets to fabricate beauty products. This image [...]


Hes Mundt

Hes Mundt

Hes Mundt Amsterdam , The Netherlands A student of the Fajar Hidayah organization plays a game with the girls at an orphanage in Banda Aceh Indonesia. From the series Tsunami Orphans. On the morning of December 26th 2004 the devastating Tsunami took many people by surprise. The city of Banda Aceh in Indonesia was the [...]


Stephen Uhraney

Stephen Uhraney

Stephen Uhraney Toronto, Canada. HUF Boxing Club in Mississauga, Ontario Canada. This shot was taken as part of a documentary I shot at HUF Boxing Club in Mississauga, Ontario Canada. I chose to shoot this club because of their deep faith in God, their caring for the community and their compassion.  If you are down [...]


Ertugrul Kilic

Ertugrul Kilic

Ertugrul Kilic Paramaribo, Suriname ( Turkish national ) Javanese Muslims at the end of Ramadan pray during Eid ul-Fitr at Onafhankelijksplein (Independence Square) in Paramaribo,  Suriname / South America. Approximately % 15 population of Suriname are Muslim Javanese. Javanese people “imported” from another Dutch colony: Indonesia (the former Dutch East Indies) make up 15% of [...]


Santanu Chakrabarti

Santanu Chakrabarti

Santanu Chakrabarti ( aka camerawalah) Howrah (near Kolkata), India Market area near Sealdah station, Kolkata It was a bright autumn day with only patches of clouds here and there. The market was bustling with activities. Suddenly there was a downpour. No one was ready for it, so everyone started running for a shelter. The umbrella [...]


Aydan Metev

Aydan Metev

Aydan Metev Bulgarian Photographer ( living in Spain) Beyond the Scene : The scope and variety of human performance in circus is immense. A variety of animals have historically been used in circus acts. It is an lively coexistence but beyond that there are many hours of hard work.Once a circus man told me: ”You [...]


Morgan Hagar

Morgan Hagar

Morgan Hagar Los Angeles, USA Qalqilyah, West Bank, Palestine 2004 – While I was photographing some graffiti along the wall in Qalqilyah a group of three boys walked by. They were walking and playing along the wall next to their homes. They were all young and still within that age of innocence where everything is [...]