Picture Dept: Nominated for a Webby!
None of this would be possible without the talent, generosity, and enthusiasm of all of the great photographers, curators, galleries, and publishers we’ve worked with—the above montage features just a few selections from our archive over the past year.
It’s a great honor to be nominated (e.g. the internet version of the Oscars) but we’re up against some pretty stiff competition: CNN, NBC, The New York Times, and…The New York Times.
So please, if you’re a fan of Picture Dept, please take a moment and visit the Webby’s website to vote for the NewsBeast entry.
What an awesome photosheet that is.
Women Seeing Women
International Women’s Day, March 8
“Mallarme said that everything in the world exists in order to end in a book. Today everything exists to end in a photograph.” —Susan Sontag
Hanna Putz (featured in the first slide of this preview) nurtured her awareness as a photographer, starting out as a model in front of the camera. Echoing Sontag’s sentiment, she has looked for ways to shake up the “permanent posing” of her generation. In creating portraits of friends who had recently given birth to their first children, she noticed a remarkable shift in awareness. “Their attention is mainly on their child, and [they] are also in some kind of a transitional phase, as they are adjusting to the new role that has just been given to them,” said Putz in an interview with BJP.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Newsweek & The Daily Beast features work from 15 talented women who represent a range of remarkable awareness as lovers, daughters, mothers, and foremost artists.
Have you gone anywhere awesome recently? Did you take any pretty photographs of said awesome place? If so, we’d love you to send some of the coolest ones to us!
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Jamie Wellford, POYI 70 Magazine Editing Portfolio Award Recipient
Congratulations to both Jamie Wellford, and all of the photographers featured in his POYI-award winning editing portfolio.
To see more from this portfolio, featuring work published in Newsweek International and Newsweek Magazine in 2012, visit POYI.
Congrats to Jamie!
Alright, tumblr. Nemo is here. Nemo is happening. We’ll be covering the storm and its aftermath on our website, but wanted to see if our readers—yes, you guys!—wanted to be a part of it. So here’s the thing. We’ll be publishing a gallery of your photographs all weekend! The snow. The drifts. The snowmen. Just snap a pic (be safe out there though!) and send it to email@example.com, and include your name and location. If you have a website or tumblr you’d like us to link to, inclue that as well. Stay warm tumblr!
[top photo: AP]
A jogger runs along the East River past morning fog and an NYPD patrol boat.
Sophia Banda poses for a photo on W. 14th Street near 8th Ave. on Wednesday evening. She wears a fleece-lined hat, a scarf, a hooded jacket, leggings, a cashmere sweater, and two socks.
Jess Kellner, a street canvaser, poses for a portrait on Park Ave. along Union Square on Wednesday afternoon. Spending all day outdoors, he dresses extra warmly. In addition to a warm hat and fur-lined hood, he wears two layers of long johns under his pants.