Archive for November, 2008

David Turnley – Mandela’s Children

By Digital Journalist Sunday, November 9th, 2008

© David Turnley
Justice Jongintaba's grandson holds up a portrait of Nelson Mandela wearing his first suit, taken during his college years.

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25 Under 25: Up-and-Coming American Photographers

By Digital Journalist Sunday, November 9th, 2008


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Bucking the Trend

By Digital Journalist Sunday, November 9th, 2008

© Steven J. Kaslowski
Polar bear, Ursus maritimus, sow with cub walking on multi-layer ice (freshwater pans formed over the years where the salt is squeezed out of the ice) on the Chuckchi Sea, off the National Petroleum Reserves, Alaska.

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Reno’s Tent City

By Digital Journalist Sunday, November 9th, 2008

© Max Whittaker/Getty Images
Tammy Tyra of Texas tries to warm up in a tent city for the homeless in downtown Reno, Nevada, Oct. 6, 2008. Tyra works cleaning trucks but is unable to make enough money to afford housing. The City of Reno set up the tent city when existing shelters became overcrowded as Nevada struggles with one of the highest unemployment rates in the country.

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Back in Georgia

By Digital Journalist Sunday, November 9th, 2008

© Paul Taggart/WpN
Rusudani, 27, stands with her children in one of the dark rooms at the Khobi Swimming Complex on Sept. 29, 2008, in Khobi, Georgia. Rusudani and her children along with nine other families live in the Khobi Swimming Complex which has been a Collective Center (CC) for IDPs from Abkhazia since the conflict in the 1990s. The building is structurally unsound, has no running water, and no functioning heating during the winter.

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Revisiting Sichuan

By Digital Journalist Sunday, November 9th, 2008

© Jean Chung/WpN
A man washes a cloth at a rebuilding site outside a refugee camp in Beichuan, China, on Sept 8, 2008. Five months after a 7.9 earthquake, the Chinese people try to rebuild their life and town. Throughout the earthquke-hit areas, many refugee camps were set up and they form a new community. As of July 21, 2008, 69,197 are confirmed dead, including 68,636 in Sichuan province, and 374,176 injured, with 18,222 listed as missing.

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