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50mm features a mixture of contemporary photography, classic and vintage images, photojournalism, mobile photography, influential photography by photographers old and new, videos and website links – gathered from all sorts of places.
It’s photography i like, admire and even aspire to. There are also occasional posts that feature my work.
The World Health Organization reported on August 19 that more than 1,200 people have died in the massive Ebola outbreak across West Africa, with Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone at the epicenter. The situation, officials say, is considered “out of control.”
John Moore, a photojournalist with Getty Images based in New York, is in Monrovia to document what has quickly become the deadliest Ebola outbreak on record. (via TIME)
Photos by John Moore/Getty Images (August 13-15, 2014) | See the whole set here.
Photo: Dominic Nahr
Photographer Dominic Nahr documented an exclusive tour of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and spent three years documenting life in Japan’s Fukushima prefecture, the northeastern region devastated by a nuclear melt down following an earthquake and a tsunami in March 2011.
'In March 2009, the International Criminal Court in the Hague issued an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir for seven counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Darfur conflict, the first warrant issued by the ICC against a sitting head of state. At that time, only a handful of journalists were given permission to report from Darfur, and with most aid agencies gone, we were the eyes for the world on the state of the displaced and the camps.’
-Lynsey Addario, who was awarded a Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography in 2008 for her work in Darfur.
2014 marks the ten year anniversary of the Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography program, which has now awarded almost $1 million in funding to photojournalists. As we prepare to announce this year’s winners on September 4 at Visa Pour l’Image, we are taking a look back at some of the winners from the past 10 years. See more on In Focus.
Nightly chaos in the St. Louis suburb is getting all the attention, but the vast majority of those protesting have been peaceful. Here’s a look at the some of the moments that are not making the front pages. (Yahoo News)
(Photos by REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich, REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni, Scott Olson/Getty Images, AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)