Content tagged: "photojournalism"
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New exhibition: Afghan photographers on display

31 Oct. 2017 | Story

The photo exhibition ’16 Years of Reporting in Afghanistan’ showcases the challenges for photographers and the tough environment journalists operate under.

EDN Online Pitching Sessions 2016: Women in Opposition

02 Nov. 2016 | Story

International Media Support takes part in an upcoming EDN Online Pitching Session focusing on Women in opposition. Taking part in an online conference, a selected number of documentary projects are pitched and matched with decision makers fitting the specific profile of the projects.

Yangon Photo Festival pushes boundaries

17 Feb. 2014 | Story

The 6th Yangon Photo Festival Night took place on Saturday, 15 February, honouring the work of aspiring Myanmar photo journalists who are documenting history at a crucial time of change in their country

Myanmar photo festival exhibits world-class photo stories

06 Feb. 2014 | Story

The sixth Yangon Photo Festival exhibits a broad selection of documentary photography from internationally acclaimed photographers and showcases the work of new and upcoming Myanmar photographers

Yangon Photo Festival – a chance for aspiring Myanmar photographers

15 Jan. 2014 | Story

Are you an aspiring photographer from Myanmar? Here is your chance to learn from the best. The first workshops for beginners and more trained Myanmar photographers kicked off on 8 January with more to come during the 6th Yangon Photo Festival which lasts until 15 February. The extraordinary festival from which a new generation of professional Myanmar photographers has grown, takes place under the patronage of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

A different side to Palestine

14 May. 2013 | Story

More than 100 Palestinians took to the streets of Palestine in May photographing their Palestine in the cities of Nablus, Ramallah, Jerusalem and Caza

The new generation of photo journalists in Myanmar: A time to document history

28 Feb. 2013 | Story

He started out as an award-winning classical pianist, but sold his piano to buy a camera. A few months later, he had his first international breakthrough and now belongs to the new generation of photo journalists in Myanmar set on documenting history in their country. IMS meets Min Zayar Oo in his hometown Yangon

Oscars night in Yangon for budding photographers

18 Feb. 2013 | Story

Saturday night, 16 February, was Oscars night for new and upcoming photographers in Myanmar. The Lady herself, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi presented the award for best photo essay of the year at the IMS-supported Yangon Photo Festival

5th Yangon Photo Festival

Begins: 24 Jan. 2013 - Ends: 22 Feb. 2013 | Event

The fifth Yangon Photo Festival from 24 January to 22 February exhibits a broad selection of documentary photography from international acclaimed photographers, and show-cases the work of new and upcoming Myanmar photographers

Yangon photo festival to showcase work of upcoming Myanmar photographers

07 Feb. 2013 | Story

The fifth Yangon Photo Festival from 24 January to 22 February with the theme "liberty, equality and fraternity" exhibits a broad selection of documentary photography from international acclaimed photographers, and show-cases the work of new and upcoming Myanmar photographers

Photo journalism training in Azerbaijan

Photo journalism skills strengthened in Azerbaijan

26 Apr. 2012 | Story

Last weekend saw a wealth of activity at the IMS support-ed Azerbaijan Youth Media Center, as digital media expert and experienced photo journalist Emin Huseynov, delivered two days of intensive photo journalistic training

A young participant at the 2012 Photo Marathon in Egypt

A photographic tradition returns to Egypt

16 Apr. 2012 | Story

This weekend, Cairo saw the return of its annual photo marathon. Last year's successful competition took place two weeks before the country's revolution. Now, Cairo has become a different place

Yangon Photo Festival 2012

A new generation of photojournalists nurtured in Myanmar

17 Feb. 2012 | Story

As Myanmar emerges from 50 years of military rule, the Yangon Photo Festival showcases a previously more suppressed journalistic profession to the outside world

The other side of Afghanistan

05 Dec. 2011 | Story

As the future of Afghanistan is discussed in Bonn this week, photos by Danish photographer Lars Schmidt show the human side of a country usually represented by images of war

A different side to Afghanistan

26 Sep. 2011 | Story

To many people "war" seems inextricably linked to "Afghanistan". Chronicling their daily lives through photos, a group of Afghan journalists show a different side of their country