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Inside Kobani and the Kurdish War Against ISIS

Last January, when Kurdish forces ended the Islamic State’s five-month siege of Kobani, a contested town in Rojava, a semi-autonomous region on the Syrian and Turkish border, the local population rejoiced. 560 more words

19º FotoPres "la Caixa"

via Caixaforum.- Con más de tres décadas a sus espaldas, el veterano certamen FotoPres ”la Caixa” se reinventa. La última edición llega en forma de gran exposición a CaixaForum Barcelona. 573 more words

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Cartier-Bresson's Street Photography: The Perfect Take

On the 22nd of August 1908, painter and pioneering photojournalist Henri Cartier-Bresson was born in Chanteloup-en-Brie, France. By self-admission, his first true love of photography was inspired by… 876 more words

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Cartier-Bresson's Street Photography: The Perfect Take

On the 22nd of August 1908, painter and pioneering photojournalist Henri Cartier-Bresson was born in Chanteloup-en-Brie, France. By self-admission, his first true love of photography was inspired by… 876 more words

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Photography Hero: Elliot Erwitt

I love a man with a sense of humour and Elliot Erwitt, as well as being a phenomenal photo-journalist, had masses of it! He is quoted as saying: 196 more words

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The importance of photojournalists

With both flights MH17 and MH370 back in the news this week for different reasons, it’s good to reflect on some of the incredible photojournalism that occurred during that time. 166 more words

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Erwitt: Visual wit

Magnum photographer Elliott Erwitt caught this high-flying gent soaring to and fro over a rain-soaked concourse in a seemingly choreographed moment. I thought at first I was seeing the famed Parisian leaper across-the-imagesphere in a photoshopped reversal, but viewed side-by-side, these are separate photographs shot within minutes of each other, if the nuanced movement of the embracing couple holding windswept umbrellas is considered. 153 more words

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