1. Magnum Photos is a photographic co-operative of great diversity and distinction owned by its photographer-members. With powerful individual vision, Magnum photographers chronicle the world and interpret its peoples, events, issues and personalities. On their home page is a link to feature photo essays by its top photographers.

  2. James Nachtwey is an American photojournalist and war photographer. This is his official website titled Witness. "I have been a witness, and these pictures are my testimony. The events I have recorded should not be forgotten and must not be repeated." Nachtwey has been awarded the Overseas Press Club's Robert Capa Gold Medal five times. In 2003, he was injured by a grenade in an attack on his convoy while serving as a Time contributing correspondent in Baghdad, from which he has made a full recovery. On February 1, 2014, Nachtwey was grazed by a bullet on his left leg whilst photographing the Thailand political protests.

  3. Sports Illustrated has a PhotoGallery that highlights photos used in their magazine. They are organized by sport and by event. This is the showcase for the world's best sports photographers.

Below are links to photos and essays on photojournalism and photojournalists from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's site:
  1. Photography and the Civil War (1861 - 1865) through photos and an essay illustrate the brutal conflict and how the then clumsy technology of photography captured the chaos of battle.

  2. Early Documentary Photography 15 examples and an extensive essay.

  3. Roger Fenton (1819 - 1869) was an early photographer who excelled in all the medium's genres—architecture, landscape, portraiture, still life, reportage, and tableau-vivant.

  4. Kodak and the Rise of Amateur Photography explains how faster film, faster lenses and cheaper cameras revolutionalized how photography was used and how it led to photojournalism.

  5. Photojournalism and the Picture Press in Germany is a fascinating look at an amazing period in history, the 1920s.

  6. Walker Evans (1903 - 1975) has influenced generations of documentary photographers.

  7. 1945 - 1960 Photography and Everyday Life in America is a brief look at the rise of the great photo/news magazines such as "Life" and "Look" and their great photographers.

  8. Late 1950's - Early 1960's Documentary Photography looks at Diane Arbus, Lee Friedlander and Garry Winogrand through five photos and an essay.

  9. The Pictures Generation looks at photographers' work in the 1970's.


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