Nina Berman is a US documentary photographer with a primary interest in the American political and social landscape. She is the author of two acclaimed monographs: 'Purple Hearts - Back From Iraq', featuring portraits and interviews with wounded veterans, and 'Homeland', exploring the militarisation of American life post-September 11.
Pep Bonet is an award-winning filmmaker and photographer based in Spain, who captures profound moments around the globe that represent the unbalanced world we live in. His longer-term projects focus on African issues, and his ongoing work on HIV/AIDS has led to several books and many exhibitions worldwide. Pep is also known for his long-term reportage of the rock 'n' roll band Mötorhead.
The US documentary photographer Andrea Bruce highlights the issues of those living in the aftermath of war. For over 10 years she has chronicled the world's most troubled areas, focusing on Iraq and Afghanistan. She was a staff photographer for the Washington Post and her awards include top honours from the White House News Photographers Association.
UK photographer Alixandra Fazzina focuses her photography on under-reported conflicts and the humanitarian consequences of war. She has worked independently as a photojournalist throughout Eastern Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Her book, 'A Million Shillings' documents the exodus of migrants and refugees from Somalia.
Born in the USA, Stanley Greene has documented everything from the San Francisco punk scene of the 70s and 80s, to the fall of the Berlin Wall, famine in the Sudan, the aftermath of the Bhopal gas poisoning and rebel conflict in Chechnya. His book 'Black Passport' was published in 2010 and he has won 5 World Press Photo awards for his work around the world.
Stanley Greene is a founding member of NOOR. Stanley passed away in Paris, France on May 19th, 2017
Based in East Jerusalem, Tanya Habjouqa is an award-winning photographer, journalist and educator. Her principal interests include gender, representations of otherness, dispossession and human rights, with a particular concern for the ever-shifting sociopolitical dynamics of the Middle East. Her project 'Occupied Pleasures' won a World Press Photo award and culminated in a book.
Yuri Kozyrev from Russia has covered world-changing events for over 25 years, from the collapse of the Soviet Union to the Iraq war, where he was a contract photographer for TIME Magazine. Most recently he has documented Arab revolutions and their aftermath in Bahrain, Yemen, Tunisia, Egypt and Libya. His work is widely exhibited and has won many international awards.
French documentary photographer Bénédicte Kurzen began her career covering conflict in the Gaza Strip, Iraq and Lebanon. For the past 10 years her focus has been on Africa, exploring post-apartheid society in South Africa and more recently focusing on Nigeria. A grant from the Pulitzer Centre allowed her to produce a Nigerian body of work entitled 'A Nation Lost To Gods'.
Spanish documentary photographer and sociologist Sebastián Liste documents the profound cultural changes and contemporary issues of Latin America and the Mediterranean region. He specialises in long-term in-depth projects to inspire societies to reflect on the social consequences of their policies. His projects like 'On The Inside', a study of Venezuelan prison life, have won numerous awards.
Kadir van Lohuizen
Kadir von Lohuizen of The Netherlands has covered war-torn zones, but is probably best known for his long-term projects on the seven rivers of the world, rising sea levels, the diamond industry, and migration in the Americas. His diamond project resulted in a photo book 'Diamond Matters' and won a World Press Photo award, and his Via PanAm project became a travelling exhibition and a book.
US photojournalist Jon Lowenstein specialises in long-term in-depth documentary explorations confronting power, poverty, racial discrimination and violence. His 'Shadow Lives USA' project follows the migrant trail from Central America and his assignments have included earthquake aftermath in Haiti and social violence in Guatemala. He has won several awards and is a TED Global Fellow.
Italian documentary photographer Francesco Zizola has covered the world's major conflicts, focusing on social and humanitarian issues and portraying forgotten crises often disregarded by mainstream media. He has picked up 10 World Press Photo awards and has published 7 books, including 'Born Somewhere', a study on the living conditions of children in 27 countries.
Fast food workers organized in the Fight For $15 campaign, demonstrate across from Hofstra University, the site of the first presidential debate – Photographer: Nina Berman - Camera: Nikon D810 - Lens: AF-S NIKKOR 24-120mm f/4G ED VR
Lemmy Kilmister – Motörhead bass and vocals - during the concert at the Bristol Colston hall – Photographer: Pep Bonet - Camera: Nikon D3 - Lens: AF Zoom-NIKKOR 80-200mm f/2.8D ED
Bassel Barhoum hugs his mother Jamila Marshid during his brother's funeral in the village of Daqaqa in Latakia Province, Syria. Abu Layth died while fighting for the Syrian Army – Photographer: Andrea Bruce - Camera: Nikon D800 - Lens: AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
In the dry scrubland of Shebelle B’s Camp #6, karate instructor Ahado spars with one of his pupils on a cleared patch of ground in front of his tent – Photographer: Alixandra Fazzina - Camera: Nikon D90 - Lens: AF NIKKOR 28mm f/2.8D
The ruins of old souk, a UNESCO heritage site, Syria – Photographer: Stanley Greene - Camera: Nikon Df - Lens: AF-S NIKKOR 28mm f/1.8G
Portrait of a girl living in Battir – Photographer: Tanya Habjouqa - Camera: Nikon D810 - Lens: 35mm f/1.4 NIKKOR
Rebels flee under fire from the Libyan army, Libya – Photographer: Yuri Kozyrev - Camera: Nikon D3S - Lens: 35mm f/1.4 NIKKOR
Mechanics are working on a car motor in Suame Magazine, Kumasi, Ghana – Photographer: Benedicte Kurzen - Camera: Nikon D810 - Lens: AF-S NIKKOR 58mm f/1.4G
Cops patrolling the streets of Vila Aliança, a favela near Complexo do Alemao, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil – Photographer: Sebastian Liste - Camera: Nikon D810 - Lens: AF-S Zoom-NIKKOR 17-35mm f/2.8D IF-ED
Bangladesh. A mother and her daughter at Bainpara, their former village. Some houses remain, most were swallowed by cyclone Alia – Photographer: Kadir van Lohuizen - Camera: Nikon D810 - Lens: 20mm f/2.8 NIKKOR
A boy holds a placard against police violence – Photographer: Jon Lowenstein - Camera: Nikon D800 - Lens: AF NIKKOR 35mm f/2D