Amazing photos of out-of-control wildfire in Sierra Nevada mountains, California via reuters guardian
These dramatic photos come from California, where firefighters are currently battling an out-of-control wildfire in the Sierra Nevada mountains. By Wednesday, it had spread through 111 square miles and was threatening more than 2,000 homes.
Photographs: Noah Berger/Reuters
Beslan School Seige: 10 Years Later - feature by photojournalist Diana Markosian via reportagebygettyimages #photojournalism
Beslan School Siege, 10 Years Later
On Sept. 1, 2004, 1,200 students were taken hostage during a back-to-school event in Beslan, North Ossetia, a Russian republic. Two days later, about 330 hostages were dead, more than half of them children. Reportage photographer Diana Markosian visited Beslan in advance of the anniversary and her resulting photographs - of survivors, the school and the graves of the dead - were published in Time Lightbox over the weekend, accompanied by an essay by Katya Cengel.
"Beslan is considered one of the conflict’s greatest travesties against the innocent," writes Cengel. "But a decade later the world has moved on. Residents of this little North Caucasus town have not, partly because important questions remain unanswered: How many terrorists escaped? What caused the explosion that lead to the storming of the school?"
See the feature on Time Lightbox.
(Photos by Diana Markosian)
It’s as if they’re alive…
Gimme Shelter at the Bakewell Show.
Tierney Gearon - The Mother Project
"When I started documenting times with my mother, it felt good to be able to express what I was feeling inside and translate it. I do not have the need to take photos twenty four hours a day. I select moments to switch into ‘camera mode.’ And when I look back on a lot of these images, I feel most of them are self-portraits of my soul. Being around my mother is such a painful and happy experience. I tried to take the best of my mom and apply it to the way I look at life. These are not photos of a woman who is ill, but of a relationship between a mother and a daughter — two artists."
"I’m A Photographer, Get Me Out Of Here!" Photography Exhibition.
So the first batch of negatives have gone in for printing & framing for our exhibition at The Horsebridge Community & Arts Centre in Whitstable, Kent & with approx seven weeks to go everything is going full steam ahead.
It’s a free event. If you would like to come along, could you get your skates on & CLICK THIS EVENT LINK to RSVP ASAP!
We’ve an Opening Day event on Saturday 22nd March 2014. In the afternoon, approx 2.00pm (TBC) we’ll be making a short presentation about the images on the wall with a Q&A. You can follow timings/updates for the event right HERE.
Please bring your cameras & smart phones! We’d love it if you could take pictures at the #imaphotographer event to tell your friends about our exhibition on social media.
The exhibition is on for two weeks, so if you cannot attend the opening, you can always bunk off work & come down in the week, or the following weekend as it is open everyday!
If you’re planning on a long walk along the seafront, or will be out photographing the seascapes, in the bracing North Sea wind, please ensure you wrap up warm!
There are loads of places to eat & drink in Whitstable, including the Whitstable Harbour Village which is great if you like your shellfish. We’re also a big fan of Windy Corner Stores, which serves excellent food.
We’ve set up a facebook event for the "I’m A Photographer, Get Me Out Of Here!" Opening Day event, which we are updating with news & info about the local area & the event itself. Please click JOIN or MAYBE & it will drop into your calendar on facebook.
If you have any questions, please tweet them to me @richfoto #imaphotographer & I shall help you out!
It’s not a bit weird photographing mannequins, is it…? OH.