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...
April 20, 2018
In her series “Once There Was There Wasn’t,” photographer Svetlana Bailey combines photographs, family possessions and other objects from her past and present to create what she calls “in-camera collages,” still lifes that reach across time, and reflect on life’s changes and photography’s influence on memory and family history. The work is showing this month at Blue Sky Gallery in... More »
April 16, 2018
Ryan Kelly, a former staff photographer with The Daily Progress of Charlottesville, Virginia, has won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography, while the photo staff of Reuters won the prize for feature photography. Kelly won for his photograph of an automobile careening down a narrow street into a crowd demonstrating against a gathering of far-right activists in Charlottesville... More »
April 12, 2018
Photographer Ronaldo Schemidt of Venezuela has won the 2018 World Press Photo of the Year prize for his photo taken during violent clashes between riot police and protesters in Caracas. Schemidt’s photo shows a protestor set on fire when the gas tank of a motorcycle exploded. Magdalena Herrera, chair of the World Press jury and director of photography at Geo... More »