Documentary photography

Documentary photography, Mental Health

McCullin

McCullin

In a recent workshop with some mental health users, we were talking about iconic documentary images and almost of the participants mentioned the work of Don McCullin. To people from a certain generation, his work is iconic, whether you are a photographer or not. The film McCullin was made by his […]

Documentary photography, Inspiration, Press Photography

World Press Photo judges discuss emotion and content in winning images

World Press Photo judges discuss emotion and content in winning images

The World Press Photo was founded in Amsterdam in 1955 and has become the world’s leading and most respected press photography contest, from which the winning photographs have been composed to travel the world to more than 80 venues in 45 countries. For over 60 years the organisations has been […]

Art, Documentary photography, Economics, Inspiration

Failed Ambitions : Spain’s Economic Collapse

Failed Ambitions : Spain’s Economic Collapse

In this week’s issue of the New Yorker magazine, Nick Paumgarten writes about Spain’s economic collapse by way of the failure of the ambitious development project Residencial Francisco Hernando, in an area called El Quiñón, near the village of Seseña. The housing complex is now only partially occupied, and there remains a […]

Art, Documentary photography

Bruce Gilden takes on Derby, as Format announces festival’s highlights

Bruce Gilden takes on Derby, as Format announces festival’s highlights Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden will be presenting his take on Derby at the upcoming Format International Photography Festival. BJP followed the legendary street photographer and has exclusive footage A member of Magnum Photos since 1998, Bruce Gilden is best known […]