PRIVATE 57 | INQUIRY – special VII photo agency

It’s common to hear photojournalists described as the eyes of the world, acting as witnesses to events that we would otherwise not see. To some extent this is true, but it’s a simplified description that suggests passive observation and it denies the greater function of active investigation that defines great photojournalism…

Ed Kashi, PRIVATE 57
PRIVATE Photographers

Ed Kashi | Madagascar

Images of the dignified and vibrant people of Southeast Madagascar offer a cross-examination of the intricate ties that bind all humans to the earth and raise questions about our planet’s ability to sustain itself.

PRIVATE 38, stories from the USA

PRIVATE 38 | Stories from the USA

In this issue of PRIVATE , they are not images to be quickly rushed through like channel surfing on a television set. They are meant to be slowly appreciated for what they show us about America that we have not seen in the press or in images made by photographers who briefly visited the United States.