32 posts tagged Japan
The 2013 International Center for Photography Infinity Award for Photojournalism.
But the biggest thrill at tonight’s black tie dinner will be watching Joao Silva stand and light the ceremonial candle to remember fallen friends.
Thank you to National Geographic senior editor Susan Welchman who shares this Olivier Rebbot award. Also NGM’s Kurt Mutchler and Ken Geiger who pushed for this difficult story assignment and trusted me. A huge thank you to Noriko Hayashi who assisted me on this story, and the “dog catchers” Leo and Hiroshi Hoshi.
Thank you to The Associated Press. Our CEO Tom Curley believes in the power of photojournalism and had the vision to push for an AP bureau in the otherwise isolated country. Thanks also to Kathleen Carroll, John Daniszewski, Santiago Lyon, Greg Baker, and Brian Carovillano for helping to guide and push it through. A huge thanks to the AP colleagues who work day to day on the ground in the DPRK. Jean H. Lee, Raf Wober, Ng Han Guan, Vincent Yu, and Tim Sullivan.
Here’s a TIME magazine Lightbox post showing my work and the work of fellow winners Pete Muller and Andre Liohn.
Bravo to friends Yuri Kozyrev, Stephanie Sinclair, Todd Heisler, and Sebastian Liste for award citations.
A few words about the Japanese victims from Fukushima at the Overseas Press Club of America awards night.
TIME Magazine’s Phil Bicker profiles me on LightBox. A flattering run-down of my photo career so far and a broad edit of my North Korea photography. Thanks Phil and Kira.
On March 11, the one year anniversary of Japan’s tsunami, please check out Dispatch From Tohoku: Documenting the Aftermath.
Organized by Jake Price, and curated by Elissa Curtis, Dana Kien, & Jamie Wellford, the projection will include work from Price, James Whitlow Delano, Kyoko Hamada, Dominic Nahr, Kosuke Okahara, Q. Sakamaki, Takahashi Munemasa, Midori Curtis, and me.
Doors open at the Bubble Lounge at 6pm and projections begin at 7:30 and 9:30.
Proceeds will help support Art in a Box which brings supplies to children impacted by the disaster.
Here’s a write-up in the New Yorker’s Photo Booth blog- Postcards from Tohoku: Japan, One Year Later
See the whole set here: Before and After - Japan’s tsunami one year later
This year’s POY awards are out now. I landed a few mentions:
Japan’s Nuclear Refugees was named a finalist for POY’s Global Vision award.
Susan Welchman, who edited the Japan’s Nuclear Refugees story for National Geographic, won 1st prize in News Story Editing for Magazines.
Afghanistan’s Opium Wars story editor Sarah Leen received an Award of Excellence in the Issue Reporting Story Editing for Magazines category.
I also got a 3rd place in POY’s Impact 2011 category.
POY Photographer of the Year, runner-up. I’m way proud to be listed next to friends Yuri and John & to see the hard fought and beautiful pictures they made on the road in 2011.
I’m so grateful to National Geographic Magazine, and the AP, for supporting the coverage of Japan’s Nuclear Refugees. Special thanks to NGM editor Susan Welchman, The Hoshi Family, and assistant Noriko Hayashi. World Press Photo 2012, 3rd prize General News stories.
And here’s a list and links to my past WPP recognized photographs.
A selection of my 2011 Year End photos taken while covering Japan’s tsunami and nuclear crisis, Afghanistan’s opium wars, and daily life inside North Korea.
Looking back at ‘11 there’s some amazing work displayed here from friends Yuri Kozyrev, Moises Saman, Kevin Frayer, Danny Wilcox Frazier, John Moore, and many others.
When you reach April 20 in the 365 slideshow, stop and remember.
AP has put out an extended set of photos I made inside Japan’s nuclear exclusion zone and of the displaced people who fled their contaminated hometowns. The pictures were made between April and August of this year while on assignment for National Geographic Magazine. Text essay by AP Tokyo news editor Eric Talmadge, the reporter who logged more hours in Fukushima than any other in 2011.
The History Channel Japan profiles photographers and the most significant news events of the past decade. The hour-long program airs Dec. 3 and Dec. 10 and features my work from Afghanistan and the Tohoku tsunami. Two Kyodo photographers discuss their coverage of SARS and the rise of China.
National Geographic has posted a selection of my AP images from inside Dai-ichi and a photographer’s journal: Scenes From Japan’s Devastated Nuclear Plant