This time at the end of the year there are all sorts of reckoning about the passed year. One of the saddest of these is the statistics how many journalists were killed, jailed or exiled for their work.
The photographer girl couldn’t escape the folk tradition of Easter watering. Aafter toxic red smudge, rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannons now she got a splash from the watering buckets – not a small portion of it.
An interesting and funny project by one of Hungary’s news websites called Vs.hu. This fake docu-reality presents different aspects of every day life in Hungary in the style of the nature documentaries but in a manner to make fun of the situation.
The 65 year old James Nachtwey still goes to the most dangerous places on Earth. At the moment he is pressing his luck in Thailand. This weekend he has been shot by a bullet. The war photographer who has been the subject of the documentary bearing the same title is okay now however and he continued work after his wounds have been taken care of.
David Guttenfelder thinks his images taken in North-Korea help to open the doors of the regime closing off from the rest of the world and helps the world better understand the distant and very special country.
Did we ever dream when we were kids that one day we would become the idols and even toys of our own kids? Well, not long after a Barbie photographer complete with built-in camera appeared in toy shops, an even more interesting figure – well, for us, that is – popped up on the market recently, the photojournalist action man.
It is an ethernal debate what editing can be done on a digital photo and what type of retouching is forbidden. I have searched through many sources for details on this topic. I think I found the most detailed description.