Announcing the Open Call for the VII Masterclass in Warsaw!
Beginning on September 13, 2018, VII photographers Stefano De Luigi, Ziyah Gafic, Ed Kashi, Maciek Nabrdalik, Ilvy Njiokiktjien, Maggie Steber, Sara Terry and Tomas Van Houtryve, along with multiple guest speakers, will work with students during 3 four-day sessions, spread over the course of seven months.
The previous editions of the VII Masterclass in Milan and Berlin drew 48 students from 19 different countries. Don’t miss out on the unique opportunity to participate in VII Masterclass Warsaw — apply now through June 14, 2018!
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We are very excited and proud to announce new members into VII.
New Emeritus Members
It is a great honor to welcome Philip Blenkinsop and Seamus Murphy to our Emeritus Membership. They are both long-standing collaborators and friends. Philip and Seamus are sensitive and empathetic storytellers with a rich and cultured history in photography. They add a great deal of experience, accomplishment, and wisdom to the agency and will help strengthen our storytelling, our education programming, and our legacy.
We asked to have a look inside some of VII photographers’ gear bags. From digital and analog setups, to a flashlight, fountain pen and even a bulletproof vest, here’s a closer look at what we found.
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The Guardian recently reviewed “OUT: LGBTQ” by Maciek Nabrdalik.
“A book of portraits and testimonies from Poland’s LGBTQ community speaks volumes about entrenched rightwing zealotry and intolerance.”
Click here to read the full review.
Ilvy Njiokiktjien takes us inside her unique office in Utrecht, The Netherlands — a prison built in 1856!
The bag in the video is from our partner THINK TANK PHOTO.
We asked Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter followers to submit questions about fake news as it relates to photojournalism for the next installment of 7 with VII where VII photographers answer your seven questions.
Click here for the answers from VII members Anush Babajanyan, Ashley Gilbertson, Ed Kashi, Ilvy Njiokiktjien, Nichole Sobecki and John Stanmeyer, and VII Mentor Program photographer Arnau Bach.