A social consequence of China’s rapid economic growth is a mass migration of young people from the provinces to Beijing, Shanghai and other commercial centers. The working and living conditions of those migrants have been the subject of much media coverage. But photographer Sim Chi Yin’s portraits of migrants crammed into makeshift quarters in the basements and air-raid shelters of...
October 20, 2016
Ed Panar’s photographs of animals he’s seen while out exploring mostly urban and suburban areas with his camera are funny and delightful and beautiful and weird. The animals in Panar’s images—domesticated cats and dogs, deer, gophers, a bear, a snake, a mantis and many others—all appear to be making eye contact with him and, through him, the viewer. The pictures... More »
October 13, 2016
Photojournalist Justyna Mielnikiewicz has won the 2016 W. Eugene Smith Grant in humanistic photography for her ongoing project about Russia’s influence over neighboring countries, the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund announced today. The $30,000 grant was presented to Mielnikiewicz during the foundation’s 37th annual awards ceremony at the SVA Theater in New York City. Since 2001, Mielnikiewicz—who is Polish born and now a citizen of... More »
October 11, 2016
More than 20 years after she broke into fashion photography with her personal, intimate images of her friends, Pamela Hanson is still sought by editorial and advertising clients for the style that has become her trademark. While the fashion world is constantly chasing new trends, clients such as Michael Kors, Esprit, Christian Dior, Lindex and numerous magazines in Europe and... More »