Ruby Washington, the first African-American female staff photographer for The New York Times, passed away in September 2018.
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Selected winners of the 2022 Best of Photojournalism Contest.Learn More
Michelle V. Agins has been a staff photographer for the New York Times for more than 30 years. This retrospective celebrates her work and her ongoing commitment to the photojournalism community.Learn More
Congo in Conversation is an innovative collaborative chronicle, presented by the Carmignac Photojournalism Award and Finbarr O’Reilly. It addresses the human, social, and ecological challenges that the Democratic Republic of Congo faces today.Learn More
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises.Learn More
America may be ending the 20-year “endless war,” but the way it is leaving Afghanistan will certainly mean the start of another phase of fighting in this war-torn country.Learn More
Eyewitness: Who Tells the Stories of Our Time? showcases the work of Eli Hiller, Sarahbeth Maney, and Joana Toro—recipients of the 2020 Eyewitness Photojournalism Grant, whose works center underreported stories across the United States.Learn More
Christopher Dickey’s pictures capture moments as though he is taking copious notes, wanting to freeze a point in time so as not to forget it.Learn More
On My Block is a love letter to New York City from a native New Yorker. The project utilizes portraits and cityscapes to give the viewer a unique perspective of the city.Learn More
Reflecting on 10 years since Hondros’s death, we asked the fund’s founders and awardees to select one of his photographs and share their thoughts about his prolific work—which continues to bring shared human experiences to light.Learn More
When it is the photojournalist’s job to document the world’s news events? What happens when a new, deadly disease spreads across the world and threatens nearly everyone and everything—including the photographer? Chris Hondros Fund posed these two questions to three photojournalists: In 2020, what did you see, and where do we go from here?
Never before have journalists been more vilified as enemies of the people, or their work so readily dismissed and brushed away as fake news.
The exhibit is an introduction and tribute to several women in Afghanistan, each of whom has achieved a level of recognition, and has paid a price for breaking from the crowd.
Ruby Washington, the first African-American female staff photographer for The New York Times, passed away in September 2018.
A Persisting Witness hopes to show the vital role photojournalists play in securing our access to stories that might otherwise go unnoticed or unreported, and often at great personal risk.
This project was born of a determination to focus attention on a conflict that has raged since 2015, but received little notice, even as it caused the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
The life and work of a select number of visual journalists who have been killed in the line of duty, as well as those who are currently under threat for delivering the news we too often take for granted.
Toby Binder and Rory Doyle are first place winners of the ZEKE Award for Documentary Photography, a new honor presented by the Social Documentary Network. Sponsors include Digital Silver Imaging, Canson-Infinity, and Leica.
Lynsey Addario’s Of Love and War is a photography book with stunning images she has made while reporting from crisis and war zones all across the world.Learn More
Testament is a collection of photographs and writing by late photojournalist Chris Hondros spanning over a decade of coverage from most of the world’s conflicts since the late 1990s.Learn More
Undocumented represents ten years of photojournalism by Getty Images special correspondent John Moore on the issues of immigration and border security.Learn More
NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism competition annually attracts the most talented professionals in four divisions – still, video, multimedia and editing – collectively representing nearly 100 categories.Learn More
“A Way Home” brings to light the ways in which communities across the globe define ‘home’. Through a compassionate and telling lens, these photojournalists examine the effects that migration, conflict, political strife and humanitarian crises inflict on individuals’ concepts of home.Learn More
Marine photojournalists tell the Marine Corps story to the American public, reporting from a frozen reservoir in Korea, in sweltering jungles in Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq, Afghanistan and anywhere that battles must be won.Learn More
This exhibition showcases the work of African visual storytellers selected from the African Photojournalism Database (APJD). At the core of the APJD is the mission to celebrate refreshing and diverse stories told by photographers often overlooked by the global media industry—stories that are not widely seen in the current, exclusive media landscape.Learn More
In this project, which was supported by a grant from the Pulitzer Center, photojournalist Xyza Cruz Bacani documents the lives of migrant workers in Singapore who left their home countries to seek a better economic future for their families but ended up being exploited.Learn More
From the rise of Hugo Chávez’s socialist revolution to its collapse into the worst economic crisis in the history of Venezuela, photojournalist Meridith Kohut has chronicled the plight of Venezuelans for the past decade.Learn More
“War is Only Half the Story” is a ten-year retrospective of the work of grant winners and finalists of the groundbreaking nonprofit, The Aftermath Project.Learn More
Our banner this year will highlight the work of these brave journalists, and shed light on some of the difficulties faced by photojournalists around the world.
This is 2017. How can there still be rallies advocating hate? How can this mindset still exist? Where do we draw the line between “free speech” and “hate speech”?Learn More
“Facing Change: Documenting Detroit” is a community photojournalism initiative creating a documentary record of Detroit by Detroit-area photographers.Learn More
The exhibit aims to raise difficult questions and provoke conversations about what Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, calls “the most pressing racial justice issue of our time.” Broken? explores the U.S. criminal justice system through photographs and testimonies of formerly incarcerated people and of community leaders working for prison reform.Learn More
Apart from health workers and people within the communities, photojournalists were among the few others to come face-to-face with Ebola. The exhibit showcases some of their work, providing a space to share their experiences and the stories behind the moments captured.Learn More
This exhibit reflects on the work of photojournalists who bring to light shared human experiences. Through the lens of family, we’ve asked the photographers to share images that reflect the concept of family from their work in documenting some of the most important news stories of our times.Learn More
Foreigner: Migration into Europe 2015–2016 is a photography book that documents the lives of people at various stages of their migration to Europe.Learn More
These stories, many of which have won awards, reveal a complex, vibrant and often unseen version of New York. This exhibition, curated by four visual journalism professors, presents a multimedia selection of these views of the city.Learn More
A selection of three photo essays are presented inside the container, where audio clips from conversations between the photographers and Roads & Kingdoms’ Director of Photography, Pauline Eiferman, are also being played. These clips, which touch on the back story of the work, provide both storytelling and educational elements to the photography.Learn More
An exhibit of photography shot by legendary photojournalist James Nachtwey during his 30-year tenure at TIME.
In the summer of 2013, two photographers, Jake Price and Emine Gozde Sevim, independently from each other found themselves in the same place: Gezi Park in Istanbul and its vicinity during the 18 days of protests that shook prime minister Erdogan’s eleven year old regime as never seen before.Learn More
Key stories and images by our core group of award winning photojournalists.
Testament is a collection of photographs and writing by late photojournalist Chris Hondros spanning over a decade of coverage from most of the world’s conflicts since the late 1990s, including Kosovo, Afghanistan, the West Bank, Iraq, Liberia, Egypt, and Libya.Learn More
Over more than a decade in Iraq and Afghanistan, in Somalia and Libya, capturing America’s wars, the Arab Spring and African civil conflict, Tyler Hicks has come to personify combat photography.Learn More
The bloody siege of Monrovia in 2003 marked the culmination of 10 years of brutal civil war in Liberia, a West African country that was originally established as a colony for freed African-American slaves in the 19th century. Photojournalists who covered the battles in Liberia’s capital in 2003 captured vivid and often brutal images of the violence that engulfed the country.Learn More
Engage in a conversation with Syrian photojournalists on the successes and challenges of documenting the last decade of war in Syria.Learn More
Challenge the ideas and frequency of notions surrounding black masculinity in an intimate visual series by award-winning photojournalist and documentary photographer, Vanessa Charlot.Learn More
Join former editor of Newsweek Mark Whitaker, journalist Barbie Latza Nadeau, photographer Peter Turnley, and CNN political analyst John Avlon as they bring to life the photography of Christopher Dickey, and how his aesthetic defined reporting and writing.Learn More
New York Times photographers and editors will share highlights from their coverage of some of the year’s most visually compelling stories. Some of the photographers and editors who created Sources of Self-Regard: Self-Portraits From Black Photographers Reflecting on America will discuss their work.Learn More
Featuring: Al Bello, John Moore, Editorial Grantwinners & MoreLearn More
Students from the United Nations International School Human Right Project present their photos and discuss the legacy of redlining and segregation in different zip codes across New York City.Learn More
There has never been a more important time for acknowledging and investigating the crucial role of conflict photography in shaping our understanding of international affairs and faraway crises.Learn More
Join us as two celebrated photojournalists sit down for a conversation about their impactful work traversing the globe, from the current humanitarian crises in Syria, to immigrant crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border during the Trump administration.Learn More
Los Angeles Times photographers discuss the challenges of covering the West Coast on multiple fronts – the crisis on the Mexico border, the devastating California wildfires, the increasing homeless population in the Los Angeles area and the Hollywood Industry.Learn More
Join us as two celebrated Photojournalists sit down for a conversation about their impactful work traversing the globe from the current humanitarian crises in Syria to U.S. Mexico immigrant crossings during the Trump administration.Learn More
Africa Bureau Chief for VICE News, Jackson Fager, shares his journey from his most recent trip to Democratic Republic of Congo, covering Catch Fetish, also known as Voodoo Wrestling. Witness lighthearted moments of a war-torn country through the lens of the Leica SL, and discover how the evolution of photojournalism impacts your visual stories.Learn More
In this panel, high school photographers from photography programs throughout New York City will present and discuss their work.Learn More
A conversation about the attacks on press freedom in Mexico with Alexandra Ellerbeck, Committee to Protect Journalists’ (CPJ) North America program coordinator, Mexican photojournalist Emmanuel Guillen Lozano, and Ginger Thompson, senior reporter at ProPublica.Learn More
Hear from CatchLight’s founder and fellows about our unique focus on solving the giant mismatch between artists and their potential for social impact by surrounding longform storytelling with resources, networks and leadership to bring to life and amplify the reach of their stories.Learn More
In this conversation, Deborah Willis speaks with Brendan Wattenberg, managing editor of Aperture Magazine, about the iconic images central to Willis’s career, tracing themes of representation and beauty in historic archives, photojournalism, fashion, and fine art photography from the nineteenth century to the present.Learn More
Join New York Times photographers and editors as they share highlights from our photographic coverage of some of the year’s most visually powerful stories.Learn More
This panel with Haviv and professor/cultural critic Lauren Walsh explores the instability of memory in the age of instantaneous, disposable imagery. Platforms like Snapchat permit an ephemerality that shapes how we use pictures, making them more of an “in-the- moment” language than a record of our past. How will we remember our today in the future?Learn More
Photojournalism is not simply the act of taking pictures, but a way of demanding more from life, and in this workshop, award-winning photojournalist Spencer Platt will guide students through the art and practice of street photography.Learn More
In this conversation, Ferrato will sit down with Paul Moakley, Deputy Director of Photography and Visual Enterprise at TIME Magazine, to walk through some of her most eye-opening work and share the stories behind her images.Learn More
This panel will convene Black photojournalists who have covered the recent resurgence in incidents of and outrage over racial discrimination nationwide.Learn More
Many photojournalists rely on the basic protections of freedom of speech and freedom of the press to move freely, to access their subjects, and to bring their images to the public. But what is it like to photograph and report in the People’s Republic, where censorship is the norm and journalists often face more restrictions than regular citizens?Learn More
Our distinguished Photoville panel will discuss ten key images that have appeared in 2014, including photos by Todd Heisler on immigration on “The Way North,” and Mario Tama on his extensive coverage of Brazil and the World Cup.Learn More
Directors of the Chris Hondros Fund and co-editors of Testament, a collection of Hondros’s writing and photography which was published this year will discuss Hondros’s life and work.Learn More
Dutch photo book designer Teun van der Heijden discusses his collaborations with photographers on a variety of photo books, including Belgian Autumn by Jan Rosseel, Interrogations by Donald Weber, and Black Passport by Stanley Greene.
The book War Porn is his latest project with photojournalist Christoph Bangert. Christoph will join him onstage to discuss their collaborative process – how they came to produce this book and their thought process along the way.Learn More
The past year or so has been filled with controversy and debate about particular news images. An expert panel looks at key examples. The goal is to understand these debates less in terms of ethical breaches than the result of rapid shifts in aesthetics and technology and the continuing evolution of both social media and the online news/media market.Learn More
Sara Naomí Lewkowicz, a graduate student studying photojournalism at Ohio University, began photographing Shane and Maggie in September of 2012. She had set out to document the difficulties Shane faced as a convicted felon trying to rebuild his life. One night, after several months of intermittently documenting the couple, the mounting tensions in their relationship exploded into violence, which Sara documented. During this artist talk, Sara will walk the audience through the events of the evening and her experience that transitioned her life and career from a student to a photojournalist and advocate against domestic abuse.Learn More
Documentary photographer Nina Berman (NOOR) will present images from “Fractured:the Shale Play” and engage in conversation with Alex Beauchamp of Food and Water Watch about fracking in the New York area and the greater Marcellus Shale region. Rebecca Roter, a resident of Susquehanna County, PA, will join to talk about living with and organizing around hydraulic fracturing.Learn More
This talk discusses the issues in the recently published book, Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen, which addresses the emerging potentials for visual media to impact society, and the necessity of reframing this conversation: What kinds of photographic projects succeed now? Can there be a photography of peace, not just of war? What is the role for a new metaphotography? How does the digital complicate things, and make them easier?Learn More
Kashi will discuss the evolution of this unique and personal project, shedding light on what it means to be balance the rigorous work of a traveling photojournalist while also raising a family.Learn More
Discussing key photos from newer or unconventional campaign photographers with a focus on Instagram.Learn More