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In October 2010 I completed the last leg of my work in Fresno, California. California has one of the highest rates of foreclosure in the United Sates and 21.7 percent of all the riskiest loans. Here, the housing prices peaked in early 2005 and started to decline in 2006.

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Magnum and Leica are collaborating to draw on their shared legacy: looking back to the iconic stories this relationship has produced and commissioning new work from the current generation of Magnum photographers.

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We’re still in Libya…

Features and Essays - Alex Majoli: Libyans Flood Tunisia’s Border Zone (Newsweek: March 2011)

Features and Essays - Christopher Morris: Muammar Gaddafi’s Tripoli (TIME: March 2011)

Features and Essays - Moises Saman: Libyan Crisis (Magnum: March 2011)

NYT’s Libya gallery updated with photos from yesterday

Earlier today, I was reading March 14 issue of TIME with a lot of Yuri Kozyrev’s photos from Libya and Yemen…

See Kozyrev’s updated Libya gallery on Time’s website here.

His Yemen work..It was interesting to compare the photos online and in print…Something I noticed regarding these Yemen ones, was that the frames in print didn’t look half as punchy as online…Love the toning…

Features and Essays – Yuri Kozyrev: On the Ground in Yemen (TIME: February 2011)

Emphas.is has launched..

Crowdfunding - Emphas.is

Articles – NYT: Financing Photojournalism by Subscription (NYT Lens: March 2011)

Kadir van Lohuizen’s ViaPanAm is one of the Emphas.is projects…

Features and Essays - Kadir van Lohuizen:  ViaPanAm (Project website: 2011)

Features and Essays - Graeme Robertson: Guatemalan street children (Guardian: March 2011)

I seem to recall that Boston Globe’s Big Picture has been doing several of these monthly round-ups of Afghanistan in the past… these are from February…

Features and Essays – Boston Globe: Afghanistan February 2011 (Boston Globe Big Picture: March 2011)

Speaking of Afghanistan, I just started reading Sebastian Junger’s War… First 30 pages really sucked me in…

Features and Essays – Steve Davis: Elegy for a Small Idaho Town (NYT Lens: March 2011) Davis’ website

Bruce Haley on NYT Lens and New Yorker Photo Booth…

Features and Essays - Bruce Haley: Rebuilding Lives in Former Soviet Lands (NYT Lens: March 2011)

Features and Essays – Bruce Haley: Postcard from Nagorno-Karabakh and beyond (New Yorker: March 2011)

Haley’s website

Features and Essays - Mark Ovaska: The Search For Glacier Gold (NPR: March 2011)

Talent calls…

AgenciesMagnum Photos issues annual submission call (BJP: March 2011)

MagazinesFOAM Magazine Talent Call

Loads of interviews…

Interviews - Bruce Gilden (BJP: March 2011) Exclusive video: Bruce Gilden goes “head on” in Derby

Interviews - Stanley Greene (Youtube)

Interviews - Steve McCurry (Pro Photographers in Ireland Vimeo: 2011)

Interviews - Brent Lewin (Msnbc.com: March 2011)

Interviews - Nina Berman (APE: March 2011)

InterviewsNick Turpin on street photography’s challenges (BJP: March 2011)

Interviews Michael Wolf welcomes World Press Photo controversy (BJP: March 2011)

Interviews - Lu Guang (Greenpeace Vimeo)

Magnum Foundation has a new website…

AgenciesMagnum Foundation

Articles - BBC: Right Here, Right Now: At the Format Festival in Derby (BBC: March 2011)

Back in time…

Articles - NYT: Tom Waits and Robert Frank, New York City, 1985 (NYT Magazine: March 2011)

Articles - Guardian: The big picture: Whitechapel 1972 (Guardian: March 2011)Ian Berry’s photograph, commissioned by the Whitechapel Gallery, captures a key moment of change in an area long used to a shifting population

PhotographersTodd Bigelow

Veronica got herself a new website…

Photographers - Veronica Sanchis Bencomo

Photographers - Nick Ballon

PhotographersAnnemarie Scholz

PhotographersNicole Tung

Copyright issues…

Articles - BJP: Photographers’ Gallery finds itself at centre of copyright row (BJP: March 2011)

Articles – Jeremy Nicholl: Dear Photographers, Lady Gaga Wants The Copyright On Your Work. Oh, And By The Way, So Do We (photographer’s blog: March 2011)

VideosSimon  Roberts uploaded  new 120 Seconds short films from the last couple of weeks (Simon Roberts Vimeo: March 2011)

Articles - Verve: Boris Heger (Verve: March 2011)

Workshops - Very affordable workshop with Joseph Rodriquez in Cardiff 21-24 March, organised by Third Floor Gallery

Exhibitions and BooksThe month in photography (Guardian: March 2011) The Observer New Review’s monthly guide to the 20 best photographic exhibitions and books

Resources - LinkedIn …. I’ve had a LinkedIn profile for about a year, but I never got around to finishing my profile and adding contacts until recently…and I’ve noticed that not only is the site good for virtual networking with colleagues I know, but also with ones I don’t. I’ve managed for instance to find names of loads of  photo editors at different newspapers and magazines through my Linked In contacts, which is pretty useful (There is of course Agency Access but you have to pay for that)…and I guess that’s what the whole linking-in is about…

Speaking of LinkedIn… I noticed that VII Photo’s LinkedIn profile starts, maybe slightly peculiarly, with: “ The third most-important entity in photography”…as one might expect something more on the lines of, say ‘one of the most important entities in photography’…anyway…if VII are the third most important entity (finding the word entity a bit odd too), then I couldn’t help but thinking what are the two most important? Magnum Photos must one of the two for sure. The other? International Center of Photography was suggested on Twitter last night as were Getty…  Not trying to pick on VII here, of course…just food for funny thought.

About Twitter. I noticed I passed the 2,000 tweets mark yesterday. I got my profile on 19 January 2009, which based on my rough calculations means something like 2,6 tweets a day. The first ever tweet of mine? ”Loves Paolo Pellegrin’s DC piece at Magnum in Motion http://tinyurl.com/8n5q64” – @photojournalism

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Features and Essays – Christopher Morris: Black Tide (VII Magazine: June 2010) Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Articles – BJP: Magnum Photos welcomes new member, nominees (BJP: June 2010)

Articles – Magnum: Winners of the 2010 Inge Morath Award Annouced (Magnum: June 2010)

InterviewsBruce Davidson (NYT Lens: June 2010)

Features and Essays – Werner Bischof: The Korean War (Magnum in Motion: June 2010) 60th anniversary

Features and Essays – Franco Pagetti: The Malnutrition That Shouldn’t Be (Starved for Attention [MSF with VII]: June 2010) DRC

Features and Essays – Ben Lowy: BOOM (GQ: June 2010) Deepwater horizon oil spill

Features and Essays – Matt Eich: Carry Me Ohio (burn: June 2010)

Articles – BJP: Young photojournalist detained for army cadet pics (BJP: June 2010)

InterviewsBenjamin Lowy (YouTube)

Photographers – Travis Dove : website

Photographers – Morgan Hagar : website

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Features and Essays – Shaul Schwarz: A Mexican Meth Gang Wages a Holy Drug War (TIME: June 2010)

Features and Essays – Martin Parr: Rich in India (Magnum Photos: June 2010)

Features and Essays – Magnum: World Cup 2010 (Magnum in Motion: June 2010)

Books / Videos - Stanley Greene: Black Passport (YouTube) A trailer to promote Stanley Greene’s new photo book: Black Passport.

Interviews - Phil Toledano talks about Days with my Father on CNN  (CNN: 2010) Project website

Features and Essays – Trine Søndergaard: Fano Portraits (New Yorker Photo Booth: June 2010)

Photographers - Trine Sondergaard : website

Articles - Guardian: Photographer Brian Griffin’s best shot (Guardian: June 2010)

Interviews and TalksPanos photographers Stephan Van Fleteren, Alfredo Caliz, Liz Lock and Mishka Henner discuss their work.  (Telegraph: June 2010)

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