A Photographic Career Starting from Home

April 04, 2014 - Photographers - Post by: WfpaEdit 6 Comments

Jiao Bo Jiao Bo got his first camera in the early 1970s from his father-in-law. It was a German-made Zeiss. The first time he took photos for his father and mother was June 18, 1974. His father was 58 and his mother was 60. Since then every time Jiao Bo went home

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From Photography to the Revival of Traditional Professions

March 28, 2014 - Photographers - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

1 Gong Wei returned to hometown, Xinghua, and worked at Xinghua Cultural Bureau after having graduated from Nanjing Art Institution. Young as he was then, Gong Wei could not settle down in this cushy job. There should be something more absorbing and inspiring for him. One day in the summer of 2014,

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Photography, a Journey Home

March 21, 2014 - Photographers - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

1 Angie Keller is one of our Documentary Award winners of the HPA 2013. Her entries are entitled as The Jaqaru People of Peru. The photo project took her two years. It was not easy to be accepted by the Jaqaru, a relatively isolated small community living at the steep rocky mountain

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Photography, Leading to a Greater World

March 14, 2014 - Photographers - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

8378eefbaf972838e5d509fa58d0516e Mr. Luo Pinxi joined in photography as a fan in 1998. He started from landscape photography focusing on light, color and composition. Two months later, his photo won the third prize in a local contest, which encouraged him further in photography. However the urge to read, study and think more,

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An Onlooker of Beijing Life

March 07, 2014 - Photographers - Post by: WfpaEdit 2 Comments

3.1 Matthew Kelly is a professional photographer based in Beijing specializing in cultural and documentary photography. He is also the intermediate photographer of the British Museum. He has been working for Reuters, That’s Beijing, TIME, etc. and held exhibitions in Beijing, London and Ireland. As a foreign photographer in Beijing, Matthew

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Photojournalism, Making a Change in the World

February 28, 2014 - Photographers - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

Suthep Suthep Kritsanavarin is one of the most outstanding photojournalists to emerge out of Thailand in recent years. His work is based on his firm belief that a photojournalist must act as a conscientious observer of society and culture. “Mekong Fishing Under Threats” (http://www.worldfpa.org/?page_id=325), which won the Grand Award in HPA2009 is

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Photography, Folklore Culture and People

February 21, 2014 - Photographers - Post by: WfpaEdit Comments Off

Rozenn Rozenn Leboucher is a travel photographer specializing in documentary photography and winner of several international photography contests. While her job is in social and commercial photography, her passion focuses on the study of ethnic minorities. It is this that can really express her artistic talent and enable her to share

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Sharing Yao Culture by Photography

February 14, 2014 - Photographers - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

Liu Qihou Liu Qihou has been devoting himself to Yao culture ever since his retirement more than 30 years ago. He has been fascinated by Yao people, costumes, religions and every detail in Yao tradition and customs. In order to photograph Yao wedding, he spent nine Spring Festival in Yao villages in

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Gift Presenter for the World – Staffan Widstrand

January 24, 2014 - Photographers - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

3974105674_5773199eb3_z Staffan Widstrand is a professional photographer and writer, author of 9 books (3 of them awarded the title “Panda Book of the Year” by WWF), winner of 11 awards in the “Wildlife Photographer of the Year” competition … However, beneath all the honors and titles is a soul open up

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Focus on China

January 13, 2014 - Photographers - Post by: WfpaEdit Comments Off

11 Mr. Vytautas Daraskevicius has been back to China again and again for 6 times during the last eight years, or I should say China has been calling him back, like inviting an old friend for a cup of good tea. All the visits and tours bring out his latest photo

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