December 05, 2013
December 04, 2013
Our series of the best photographs 2013 in the area of photojournalism continues with Part III. All of these photographs ran on Reuters News Agency. Nothing like a photograph captures a moment that last forever like a photograph.
December 03, 2013
Here are some more of the spectacular photographs that were taken in 2013. You can find the photograph credits and descriptions by clicking here. As you can see by viewing Part II how impossible it would have been to have chosen just ten.
December 02, 2013
Believe it or not, it is that time of year where the lists of the 'best of the year' start coming out. This was an amazing year for photojournalism and it is impossible to do just ten best news photographs. So here is 'part one' of some of the best images taken by incredible photojournalists in 2013.
November 28, 2013
The entries are pouring into the National Geographic for this year's photography contest. Last year over 22,000 people from 150 countries sent in their best images. This site will pick their favorites from each week. Here are the entries from week three of this amazing international competition.
November 26, 2013
The site reports about Dharapak.
"I am drawn to photographs of things that are not inherently visual. It's not easy to make interesting photographs of people at press conferences." These photographs are from the Instagram feed of Charles Dharapak, a staff photojournalist for the Associated Press, currently based in Washington, D.C. Good photographers notice things that others don't. Like Nancy Pelosi's turquoise shoes surrounded by men's shoes. Or a detail of someone using chalk to mark the position for a military honor cordon. Most of Dharapak's Instagrams are shot with his iPhone. Sometimes he shoots with his iPhone in his left hand and his Canon DSLR in his right. "I believe the best thing about Instagram is that it provides an outlet for my photography that reaches a new audience that isn't necessarily interested in news, or political news specifically. It also allows me to engage with this audience, through comments and feedback,"
November 25, 2013
November 20, 2013
One of the most prestigious and equalitarian photograph contests in the world has just started again. It is not too late for you to send in that special and unique photograph of yours.
How? Just read below and click on the proper places.
As a leader in capturing our world through brilliant imagery, National Geographic sets the standard for photographic excellence. Last year, we received more than 22,000 entries from over 150 countries, with professional photographers and amateur photo enthusiasts across the globe participating. Well, it's that time of year again—send us your best shots in any of these three categories: people, places and nature. Please submit images that accurately reflect the captured moment in time. In other words, keep it real.
The Grand Prize Winner will receive $10,000 and a trip to National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., to participate in the annual National Geographic Photography Seminar in January 2014: A behind-the-scenes experience like none other.
During the contest, come back weekly to see our editors’ top picks. Want to be your own judge? View every photo, choose your own faves, then share them with family and friends.
Meaning while, here are my favorites so far!
November 18, 2013
The fifth largest number of tornados ever in American history hit the central part of the United States yesterday. 'Entire towns just disappeared' according to one weather observer. The hardest hit areas were in Kentucky, Illinois and Indiana. The small town of Washington, Illinois was one of the hardest hit.
As of this morning, six are dead with many injured across the region.
Weather observers believe that two of the tornados were are least F-4 on the severe scale. F-5 is the highest you can go.
November 14, 2013
Boston.com's Big Picture has done a powerful and somewhat shocking photo essay of the death and devastation in the central part of the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan has destroyed entire cities and islands with its record breaking winds.
Please don't forget these people in need and click here to find out how to help.
The all important photographer credits can be found here.