Ours is a divisive, celebrity-obsessed culture in which certain individuals are deified or prosecuted in the court of public opinion depending on the week, and we can all dream of being on reality TV. Half of us seem to go gaga over a celebrity’s every move, while the other half turns up their noses at the whole thing. When Dutch...
December 1, 2016
During the 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro’s squalor was on display along with its beauty, despite the billions spent by Brazil to prepare for the Games. For photographer Peter Bauza, documenting the “dark side of the gold medal’’ led him far from the newly built sports venues to a hidden corner of the city: a complex of unfinished buildings where... More »
November 29, 2016
In our story about photographers who have landed assignments by helping clients conceive images for their advertising, Paul Costello explains that he keeps coming up with ideas for additional images during the shoot. Costello says that when he’s working to create multiple variations and new scenarios, he sometimes recalls his time as a photo assistant in New York City in... More »
November 4, 2016
Jody Rogac on Documenting a Battle Over Abortion Texas laws are threatening abortion clinics in the state by imposing costly medical standards on them, a subject that photographer Jody Rogac covered in a story for MSNBC.com, “Shuttered: the end of abortion access in red America.” Rogac, who specializes in portraiture, was hired both to shoot portraits and to document the... More »