With the camera I had the power to bring stories into the light that often were overlooked. I began to find myself in those silent communities, talking to people.
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The moment the cameras touched their hands I could feel their excitement radiating around the classroom.
The gift of their very first portrait had nothing to do with the photo itself, but of what it took for Bennu and Darkar to get to this particular moment in time.
Women Photograph initially launched in February of this year as a hiring resource: the database of independent female and non-binary visual journalists was meant to be an answer to every photo editor I'd encountered who told me that the severe gender imbalance in the photojournalism industry was down to a lack of women photographers.
I’ve travelled with the International Justice Mission quite a bit over the last year, helping them bring to light the realities of modern slavery, however these trips to Ghana were different.
Our friend Sebastian was born in Puerto Rico so he couldn't help but feel a need to help after the natural disaster. He received calls from friends and family who were victims to the chaos. Authorities are estimating that it will take months to restore power.
One of the things that impressed me the most when moving to Mexico in 2014 was the great importance that they give to religion, their faith and their beliefs. As a storyteller, I decided to start exploring this topic, specifically on syncretism...
I was thrilled to have an opportunity to return to Peru this past October with my two daughters to lead a Snapshot Project through the non-profit organization 100cameras.
By packaging up our model, curriculum and tools, and the lessons we have learned from the field for close to a decade to now, we are planning to work with 20 new communities next year alone.
Angela Francine Popplewell, co-founder of the non-profit 100cameras, explains their unique model to empower kids around the world through photography.
Jami Saunders, co-founder and president of Kids of Kathmandu, shares the organization's story and their progress in Nepal since the 2015 earthquake.
Photographer Benjamin Heath and Water.org community manager Morée Scofield share about capturing stories of communities and access to safe water.