They call themselves Visual Journalists
. Prime among them is the Bombay Flying Club
, a group of photo-journalists who are using the latest web and flash technologies to frame their online news gathering and documentary storytelling.The Afghan Diaries
is a three-part documentary about Danish soldiers who put their lives at risk in order to defend our "peace loving nations" against global terrorism.
Life After the Tsunami.
Four years have passed since that horrible South Asian disaster. See the results of relief efforts.
Bucharest Below Ground
follows people living in the abandoned heat pipes behind the Casa Radio building. Children call this home.
In a fast paced world where time is money and materialism is more important than anything else, some people give up everything to live in harmony with nature. Into the Wild
is the portrait of a man who owns nothing, yet is happier than most.
Wave after wave, they formed a veritable river of humanity that flowed onto the banks of the Ganges to celebrate the greatest spiritual festival ever held in the history of the world, the mighty Kumbh Mela
And from the San Jose Mercury News, Left Behind
, a visual journey through some of Mumbai's worst slums areas. Shot around Bandra East, Mahim and Dharavi, there's also some great footage from the Deonar dump site situated on the outskirts of this mega city.
All this, as insight into some of the video and multimedia pieces that we will be seeing a lot of coming from visual journalists in the near future. With the new Canon 5D Mark II at hand, productions like these, will inevitably be a lot easier to produce.