David Burnett: Photographer At Large

From presidents to athletes, icon to everyman, wars to revolutions, photojournalist David Burnett challenges himself to see in different ways and, in turn, captures the character of a subject and the truth of a moment
By Mark Edward Harris, Photography By David Burnett
David Burnett has jostled for space with his fellow journalists for more than five decades, covering many of the world’s most important events. He has covered presidential campaigns, the Olympics, wars and revolutions. Yet even when working from the same photographer press area as other shooters, the New York-based photojournalist…

An Interview With Jerry Uelsmann

The master of the surrealistic photomontage on the darkroom techniques behind his work, which continues to influence digital creatives today
By Mark Edward Harris, Photography By Jerry Uelsmann
The Digital Photo Pro profile of Jerry Uelsmann from 2012 is one of the most popular articles we’ve ever run. When we spoke to Uelsmann in 2012, he shed light on his approach to photo manipulation. A lot has changed since we last talked to Uelsmann years ago—he won a…

An Interview With Elsa Dorfman

After decades of creating remarkable large-format polaroid portraits, this legendary photographer has hung up her dark slide for good and looks back on her career
By Mark Edward Harris, Photography By Elsa Dorfman
It would be appropriate to call Elsa Dorfman a poet with a camera, not only because her portraits produced with a Polaroid 20x24 camera are lyrical but because this form of literary expression has been integral to her career. Dorfman moved from the Boston suburbs to New York in 1959…

Barbara Davidson: Truth-Telling

In her in-depth coverage of crisis situations both international and domestic, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Barbara Davidson’s mission is to depict truth in her images, and in the process, maintain the dignity of her subjects
By Jessica Gordon, Photography By Barbara Davidson
It makes sense that Barbara Davidson is a child of immigrants. The photographer gives off the air of someone who has fought hard to find her place in foreign landscapes. She has seen things: wars, shootings, natural disasters, famine. She’s so sensitive about accuracy and truth that she called a…

Caleb Charland: Inquisitive & Blasphemous

Caleb Charland’s physical manifestation of scientific curiosity is made of light and time
By William Sawalich, Photography By Caleb Charland
Caleb Charland's photographs—which are in no way the product of digital wizardry and entirely the product of a highly creative brain—are the consequence of a formative period in his life during which he was left unattended in a darkroom for extended periods of time. As a student whose talent was…

She Who Tells A Story

From the personal to the political, this compelling exhibition illuminates the lives of women in Iran and the Arab world through the eyes of contemporary women photographers with roots in those very same cultures
Image captions courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
BOUSHRA ALMUTAWAKEL BORN IN YEMEN IN 1969 LIVES IN SANA’A, YEMEN AND PARIS “I wanted to explore the many faces and facets of the veil based on my own personal experiences and observations: the convenience, freedom, strength, the power, liberation, limitations, danger, humor, irony, the variety, cultural, social, and religious…
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