Newsletters

NOOR dedicates September to our Environment

For more than a decade, NOOR Authors have documented our growing climate crisis caused by fossil fuel production and material consumption along with the political forces enabling this planetary catastrophe. Through our work we have also pointed to solutions to help ensure sustainable human presence on this planet. The need for action is urgent.

As world leaders meet in New York City next month and climate actions are planned world wide, we will dedicate the month of September to sharing stories on the environment from our archive and works in progress. Please follow these stories on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

We encourage our media partners, researchers, and our community to do the same.

Nikon-NOOR Academy | Applications open for the 2019 Masterclasses in Austria and Spain

Nikon Europe and the NOOR Foundation are delighted to announce that applications for the 2019 series of Nikon-NOOR Academy Masterclass in Spain and Austria are now open!

Nikon-NOOR Academy 2019.jpg

The Nikon-NOOR Academy Masterclass in Vienna, Austria, will take place from October 14 to October 17, and the Nikon-NOOR Academy in Barcelona, Spain from November 11 to November 14.

During each of the four-day trainings, 15 selected participants will work together with three NOOR authors as their tutors, to share experiences, work on portfolios, improve editing skills and learn how to create more impactful visual stories. 

NOOR and the NOOR Foundation are committed to encouraging aspiring photojournalists and documentary photographers. Masterclasses are provided free of charge for all participants, made possible with the continued support of Nikon Europe.

Nikon-NOOR Academy Masterclass in Zurich © Jon Lowenstein / NOOR

Nikon-NOOR Academy Masterclass in Zurich © Jon Lowenstein / NOOR

All masterclasses are open to young and emerging visual storytellers from all nationalities and locations within Europe.  We highly encourage visual storytellers from Austria and Spain to apply to their local country’s masterclass. There are no age restrictions, however the masterclass is more suited for emerging photographers at a early/mid career stage. Applicants are required a basic knowledge of English as the masterclass will take place in English. To apply to the Nikon-NOOR Academy, please apply through our Picter Call For Applications page (links below).


Please contact us at education@noorimages.com for any questions regarding the masterclass or to promote the Nikon-NOOR Academy.


Location: Vienna, Austria
Fee: Free of Charge
Tutors: Sanne De Wilde, Pep Bonet, and Andrea Bruce
Dates: 14 - 17 October 2019
Deadline to apply: Sunday, September 8th 2019, 23:59 CET


Location: Barcelona, Spain
Fee: Free of Charge
Tutors: Tanya Habjouqa, Sebastian Liste and Jon Lowenstein
Dates: 11 - 14 November 2019
Deadline to apply: Sunday, September 8th 2019, 23:59 CET


 
 

To power the Nikon-NOOR Academy Masterclass applications, we teamed up with our partner Picter, an online platform hosting contests, call for applications as well as tools for professional image-makers simply their workflow. Find out more about their platform here.

Alixandra Fazzina | Yemen Contraflow in April's issue of Mare Magazine

Following on from her work A Million Shillings, over the past year Alixandra Fazzina has been documenting new patterns of mixed migration to and from Yemen and the Horn of Africa, working closely with refugees and within the clandestine world of people smugglers. The first part of the project will be published in the upcoming April issue of Mare magazine.

NOOR and its partners awarded funding by Google Digital News Innovation Fund

With its partners World Crunch and Internazionale, we are proud to share that NOOR was awarded funding by the Google Digital News Innovation Fund to develop a new collaborate project "Pix.T: The Blockchain-Driven Marketplace For Photojournalism, Digital Publishing & Exclusive Art Photo Prints".

Pix.T aims to create a vast new marketplace at the service of both photojournalism and online news operations. Turning the digital-print dichotomy on its head, we will build an innovative e-commerce platform powered by blockchain technology to manage the licensing rights of digital images and scale the selling of limited edition prints to the mass market of digital news readership.

Our March Monthly Newsletter is out!

Our March Monthly Newsletter is out now, so make sure to check out the latest activities and opportunities to engage with us here!

Link to the newsletter here: https://mailchi.mp/noorimages/march-2019-monthly-newsletter-v2

 OBOCK, DJIBOUTI - MAY 2018 
Under Arabic graffiti that reads “You cannot search for the beauty of love, it comes to you” armed fighter jets have been drawn on the opening of a canvas tent in Obock Camp. Sketched by Yemeni refugee Mohamed Al Abid, the drawings depict the bombing raids in Taiz from which he fled with his pregnant wife.

Kadir van Lohuizen tests the Nikon Z6 Mirrorless camera in the Norwegian Arctic

Kadir Van Lohuizen recently tested the performance of the latest Nikon Z6 mirrorless camera, in the Norwegian Arctic!

53354622_10157041167632954_7767014533054332928_o.jpg

Testing the Nikon Z6 in the Norwegian Arctic, performed in pretty extreme temperatures really well and battery lasted much longer then expected. I am a Nikon ambassador, but not writing this to advertise, but because I was impressed

Yuri Kozyrev documents the remote community of Vissarion for deVolkskrant

For de Volkskrant, Yuri Kozyrev uncovers the remote community of Vissarion deep into Siberia, where they worship their leader, who says being the reincarnation of Jesus. Check out this fascinating story in the latest Volkskrant feature.

Alixandra Fazzina documents the ongoing crisis in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.

43 dead, 130 missing last night en-route to Yemen's war.

50899988_10157063445617363_1479047807435276288_o-2.jpg

Over the past year, Alixandra Fazzina has been documenting refugees in the Horn of Africa and Arabian Peninsula, to be seen soon in MARE. Here seen is the smuggling beach of Godoria, the exact location of the tragedy, pictured where Alixandra Fazzina was with migrants making the same dangerous crossing to Yemen last month.