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Flash Black Photo: Photography by Gordon Parks, 2-5

At Black Afterward we often see interesting pictures that provide us a glimpse in the past. They tend to show us a bit of black history that is often not covered in classrooms, in history classes, or revealed at the media. In a photo that we found on Black History Album we see this Fantastic picture called Read More

Inside Lighting Photography Non Profit Has Deadly Refugees Take Photographs

As a photographer, Sevilay Maria van Dorst relies on pictures from around the globe to stay on top of information events. But earlier this season, she found that despite all the harrowing pictures coming from this Syrian refugee crisis in Europe, she did not feel like she had a good grasp of what was unfolding out there. “I honestly was… Read more »

Fiery Venezuela image among world photo award nominations

A searing picture of a Venezuelan protester who caught fire during clashes with riot police has won AFP photographer Ronaldo Schemidt that a nomination for the World Press Photo of the Year award. The film by the Mexico-based photographer for Agence France-Presse is among six pictures taken by five photographers nominated to receive its prestigious yearly prize, the World Press… Read more »

Torbjorn Rodland’s perverse photography

Composed by Christina Catherine Martinez, CNN The photos of Torbjørn Rødland never quite resolve, but they are arresting in their instability. Even the Los Angeles-based Norwegian artist employs analogue photography and (largely) staged scenes to construct images that don’t offer any straightforward information concerning the world depicted, yet also evade the neatness of apology. Rødland is deeply attuned to the… Read more »