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Honor Roll: World Press Photo Announces Latest 6X6 Talent Program Winners

By David Schonauer   Thursday September 12, 2019

Today, a spotlight on new talent: The World Press Photo Foundation has announced the six photographers chosen for the second round of its 6X6 Talent Program in South America. The program spotlights under-recognized visual storytellers from six different regions around the world who have been singled out by an international group of nominators. The six talents from South American chosen in this round are ...   Read the full Story >>

Spotlight: Reclaiming Cuba, Without Filters

By David Schonauer   Tuesday September 10, 2019

Transportation is a daily headache in Cuba. "Private trucks are used to move people around. These trucks are filled with people, and during the summertime when temperature can reach over 100 degrees it is a real nightmare," says photographer William Riera, who was born in Cuba. He left in 1995, but since 2000 has been visiting his hometown of Santiago de Cuba. "My photographic ...   Read the full Story >>

Spotlight: Carlotta Boettcher Looks at Edgy Guatemala City

By David Schonauer   Thursday August 8, 2019

Carlotta Boettcher was warned about Guatemala City. After moving to Guatemala a few years ago, Boettcher, a documentary photographer, was told by people that the country's capital city was dangerous. "I became very curious therefore about what exactly it would be like for me to work in an environment where many Guatemalans feel fearful of hanging out," says Boettcher. Her documentary project focusing ...   Read the full Story >>

Spotlight: An Immersive Family Portrait, in Spain and Puerto Rico

By David Schonauer   Tuesday July 30, 2019

Brad Jones says his family lives in "two very disparate worlds." Jones, a Brooklyn-based advertising and editorial photographer, has spent the past seven years also working on a personal project called "Dos Mundos," or "Two Worlds," which, he says, chronicles his family's movements between Spain and Puerto Rico. "Due to our family commitments we travel between these two places often. My main pursuit ...   Read the full Story >>

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