Tag Archives: photojournalism

Personal Essays

Death At The Demolition Derby

The loss of a father, husband, and friend.

In Logan, Ohio, on September 12, 2006. Dave Cosper passed away after winning his demolition derby heats at the Hocking County Fair. His son Brandon took his place the following week.

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Cultural Notebook

The View From Kingston, Jamaica

Boogie’s descent into a culture of chaos.

There is no normal police presence in the city, the kind that would make you feel safe. The only time you see cops is when there are five of them piled on a jeep with their assault rifles. But the firepower of gangs in Kingston rivals that of police.

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Interview Room

Benjamin Lowy

On assignment, photojournalist Benjamin Lowy has survived roadside bombs, gunfire, and brutal beatings to capture the unrelenting realities of war.

Benjamin Lowy began his career as a photojournalist in 2003. His first assignment was covering the war in Iraq, and since then his work has taken him to Haiti, Afghanistan, Darfur, and dozens of other destinations across the globe.…

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Interview Room

Boogie on the Life and Death of the American Dream

For nearly 20 years, Serbian-born photographer Boogie has documented the lives of people marginalized by society, and those living on the fringe. He has photographed gang members and drug addicts in Brooklyn’s housing projects; neo-Nazi skinheads in Serbia; and transsexual prostitutes in Sao Paulo, Brazil, gaining unfettered access into worlds where outsiders are normally greeted with violence, suspicion, or a…

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