Photographers' Blog

The Disappeared

December 10, 2014

Crossmaglen, United Kingdom

By Cathal McNaughton

I’ve been aware of the story of the “Disappeared” most of my life. In fact, I grew up with it.

The wall that is always with me

November 10, 2014

Berlin, Germany

By Fabrizio Bensch

In the middle of a bustling Potsdamer Platz, a young tourist asks me: “The wall. Where is the wall?”

Venezuela’s eternal storm

November 7, 2014

Ologoa, Venezuela

By Jorge Silva

In this small fishing village of Ologa lies a square kilometre that is struck by more lightning than anywhere else on the planet almost every other night of the year. 

Los Angeles: the World in a City

October 30, 2014

Los Angeles, United States

By Lucy Nicholson      

Show biz, sunshine, surfing and traffic are some of the first images that come to mind when people picture Los Angeles.

Photographer vs. wild cow

July 13, 2012

By Joseba Etxaburu

I’m a fireman and photo stringer for Reuters. I have been coming to the San Fermin festival for the past 12 years.

Iraq’s youngest photographer reflects

By Reuters Staff
December 22, 2011

Qamar Hashim is an 8-year-old Iraqi photographer. He tours famous streets to picture Baghdadis with his single camera and is the youngest Iraqi photographer to win several local awards, according to the Iraqi Society Photographic (ISP).

Remembering Shaun Best

June 13, 2011

The following is a note to staff from News Editor, Pictures America, Gary Hershorn following the tragic death of Montreal based Reuters photographer Shaun Best.

from Russell Boyce:

Finding a nugget in the murky waters

April 27, 2010

One of the greatest pleasures in editing photographers work is finding an interesting visual nugget that may have already been missed. In years of  looking at raw material a common trait I have spotted is that photographers who are headed to an assignment see something they are attracted to and take a picture of it thinking "that looks interesting".  The assignment is shot, the pictures are quickly edited, captioned and transmitted but the picture that was instinctively taken because it was interesting is often condemned to the darkness of the archive folder on the backup hard drive, never to be transmitted because it was not part of the assignment.

The best job

November 6, 2009

Editor’s Note: Eliana Aponte is a highlighted photographer this month on the Reuters website. See an extensive portfolio of her recent work here.

from UK News:

Eye-to-eye with Simon de Glanville’s pigeons

June 12, 2009

Pigeons create controversy among city dwellers whether they are being pilloried as "rats with wings" or celebrated as endlessly feedable feathered friends.