photojournalism

The 28 Photojournalists Unexpectedly Laid Off By the Chicago Sun-Times: One Year Later

May 30, 2014
Maaz Khan

Last year, the Chicago Sun-Times made the controversial decision to let go twenty-right of its photojournalists while making changes to their staff. Now that one…

The Amusing/Horrifying Texts Between Photojournalists And Their Editors

May 27, 2014
Peter Bower

A brand new Tumblr account has emerged in the last two weeks. Simply named “Photo Editor Texts” the Tumblr shares the amusing texts between photojournalists…

Photographer Wally McNamee Talks About His Time With John F. Kennedy

May 8, 2014
Maaz Khan

“He would allow people to photograph his most unguarded moments with his family.” Wally McNamee used to work for Newsweek, a job that took him…

There Goes Your Workday: Toronto Star Photojournalists Show Us How They Get Their Shots

May 6, 2014
Maaz Khan

Three nights ago, the Houston Rockets were taken out of the NBA Playoffs after Damian Lillard made a layup with 0.9 seconds left in the…

Documenting War: Mathew Brady on the American Battlefield

Apr 16, 2014
Allen Mowery

While the American Civil War was not the first armed conflict to be photographed, it was by far the most bloody and gruesome up to…

Tyler Hicks and Josh Haner of The New York Times Awarded Pulitzer Prizes in Photography

Apr 15, 2014
Maaz Khan

The recipients of the 2014 Pulitzer Prizes have officially been announced, and taking over both photography awards is the New York Times- specifically, Tyler Hicks…

Reuters Fires Their Photojournalist of Over 30 Years

Apr 1, 2014
Maaz Khan

Reuters has been following suit along with the Chicago Sun-Times on changing the way its handling the photography division. Last August, the company laid off…

Complaint Upheld Against Police Officer Who Threatened to Make Street Photographer’s Day a ‘Living Hell’

Mar 28, 2014
Maaz Khan

Last november, at the scene of a deadly collision, a photographer on the scene got into it with an on-duty officer who approached him about…

Removing The Camera Drone from the Scene of the NYC Gas Explosion Was the Right Thing to Do

Mar 14, 2014
Maaz Khan

On Wednesday, Harlem’s community suffered tremendously when a gas leak explosion brought down two apartment buildings, killing 8 people and leaving over 70 injured. The…

Four Fired Photographers Return to Work for the Chicago Sun-Times

Mar 5, 2014
Maaz Khan

Last spring, The Chicago Sun-Times laid off twenty-nine of their photographers, which essentially eliminated the entirety of their photography department. Wrapports LLC, the owner of…