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Protests and demonstrations continued until the Spanish people woke up on May 15, 2011 with the 15-M movement, also known as The Indignants, protesting against the ongoing financial crisis,...

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Members of the Windy Hollow Hunt club — and their 18 foxhounds — on a morning fox hunt in Warwick, N.Y. The Windy Hollow hunters are upholding a 500-year-old British tradition that has been in North America longer than the U.S. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)

The view of the Queensboro Bridge from the Ravel Hotel’s rooftop lounge in Long Island City, Queens. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)

Workers guided the annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree in position in New York on Nov. 11. The 74-foot Norway Spruce, from Mifflinville, Pa. is approximately 75 years old and is scheduled to be illuminated Nov. 30. (Richard Drew/Associated Press)

An MTA dispatcher oversees the buses on Crescent Drive in Long Island City on Nov. 10. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)

Creamy Peruvian stew of chicken, quail egg and greens at La Mar Cebicheria, at 11 Madison Ave. in Manhattan (Julie Glassberg for The Wall Street Journal)

The New York Fire Department responded to a 2-alarm fire at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx on Nov. 9. Dozens of hospital employees and patients were evacuated onto the street because of the fire, which started in a generator room. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)

Council member Jumanee Williams spoke at a press conference at City Hall on Nov. 10. Councilman Williams and Kirsten John Foy, an aide to Bill de Blasio, were involved in a controversial arrest during the West Indian Day Parade. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal )

A five-story building under construction in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, collapsed on Nov 8, trapping several workers. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)

Chocolate turkeys made at Li-Lac Chocolate factory in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal)

Lloyd Macklowe adjusted a sculpture on display at his gallery, located at 667 Madison Ave. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)

Yogi Berra and his wife, Carmen, went to see ‘Moneyball’ at the Bellevue Theatre in Montclair, N.J. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)

Florent Morellet posed for a portrait with his parakeet Coco at his home on Lafayette Street on Nov. 9. Mr. Morellet is staging his first solo art show, called ‘Come Hell or High Water,’ at Christopher Henry Gallery in SoHo. (Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal )

Pantera Rosa, a cocktail made with chile-infused tequila, grapefruit juice and St. Germain at Salon Hecho, on Bowery in New York City. (Agaton Strom for The Wall Street Journal )

Douglas Russell, a huntsman with the Windy Hollow Hunt club, held his hunting horn after the morning’s fox hunt in Warwick, N.Y. on Oct. 29. Mr. Russell blows the horn to send various messages to the hounds and the other riders. (Daniella Zalcman for The Wall Street Journal)

Elite female runner Camille Heron grabbed her bottle at the corner of 5th Avenue and 119th Street in Harlem during the New York Marathon on Nov. 6. (Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal)

Occupy Wall Street demonstrators, who are dubbing themselves ‘Occupy the Highway,’ walked in Newark, N.J., on Nov 9, their first day of a planned two-week march from Wall Street to Washington D.C. (Rob Bennett for The Wall Street Journal)

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Brighton Photo Biennial starts soon…and Alec Soth is coming to town…and maybe his daughter Carmen too… do read more…

Articles – Guardian: The genius behind Alec Soth’s Brighton biennial success (Guardian: September 2010) Photographer Alec Soth was denied permission to work in the UK earlier this year. So he handed over the reins of his latest exhibition to a new collaborator: his seven-year-old daughter

I like the Martin Parr quote in the article: “”It’s the most democratic art form, but it’s painfully difficult to be good at it.”"

Soth makes an appearance also in Telegraph…

Interviews - Alec Soth : Q&A interview for Brighton Photography Biennial (Telegraph: September 2010) Alec Soth will be presenting work made in collaboration with his seven year old daughter for this year’s Brighton Photo Biennial.

Sad news…

Articles – NPPA: Jay Colton Dies In Brazil At Photo Workshop (NPPA: September 2010)

About Taylor Wessing photographic portrait prize….

Articles -  Guardian: Panayiotis Lamprou: the casual power of an intimate portrait (Guardian: September 2010)

Features and Essays - Pep Bonet: saut d’eau voodoo festival, haiti (NOOR: September 2010)

Features and Essays – Alixandra Fazzina: The Paper Mill (NOOR: September 2010)

Features and Essays – Sean Gallagher: The Chinese Alligator: Species On The Brink (Photographer’s Vimeo: September 2010) As China continues its rapid economic development, the wetlands of the country are increasingly coming under threat.

Features and Essays - Meridith Kohut: Stitching a Life From the Scraps of Others (NYT: September 2010) Left Behind in Venezuela to Piece Lives From Scraps

Features and Essays - Preston Gannaway: Chosen Ones (Photographer’s Vimeo: September 2010) In China, children with albinism face a bleak future. Often abandoned and ostracized, most will never be educated, marry or find a job in their country. Adoption offers hope for a chosen few.

Features and Essays - Nina Berman: The Language of Money (NOOR: September 2010)

I rarely get to feature work from Finnish newspapers, but here’s one Nana Buxani/Redux shot for the biggest Finnish daily Helsingin Sanomat about a slum in the Philippines.. The audio slideshow is narrated in Finnish as are the captions, so I don’t know how much most of you can understand, but what the hell…

Features and Essays – Nana Buxani: Citio Damayan (Helsingin Sanomat: September 2010) Philippines

Features and Essays – Marcus Bleasdale: Conflict and Contrast in Kashmir (VII Magazine: September 2010)

Guardian Student Media Awards shortlists are out… including the Photographer of the Year category.. I won the Runner-Up Prize last year, which was rather exciting… and now Veronica has been nominated too for work she did last year in Chile

All ladies shortlist…

AwardsGuardian Student Photographer of the Year shortlist (Guardian: September 2010)

Documentary featuring photographers Bill Eppridge, Boris Yaro, Ron Bennett, David Hume Kennerly, and Richard Drew in the making….

Videos - The Eye of the Storm : The Eye of the Storm tells the story of the assassination of Bobby Kennedy through the eyes of five photojournalists, four of whom were in the room when he was shot.

Photographers - Todd Bigelow : website : twitter

In relation to my posting the other day about Lynsey Addario making the O List…Amanda sent me this…about Lynsey’s proud mum…

Articles – Westport Now: O Magazine Names Westporter to 2010 Power List ( September 2010)

Interviews and Talks / Events –  Geekfest : schedule : livestream on 25 September

My sponsor Think Tank Photo has a couple of new products out…

Equipment - Sling-O-Matic sling bags and in early October, they’ll be releasing new versions of they Urban Disguise and Digital Holster product lines.

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