Young, talented and never shy of a challenge, Diana Markosian offers penetrating insights into making documentary work that is both personally rewarding and deeply moving for viewers to behold
Social Documentary Storytelling with Matt Eich
Learn more about social documentary storytelling with Matt Eich who describes his creative process. He considers each day as a photographer his chance to chip away at a giant rock, in the hopes that eventually he gets somewhere. Despite winning many prestigious awards he keeps a humble approach.
Photojournalist Diana Markosian spent the last year and half covering Russia's volatile North Caucasus region. This year she started a personal project entitled "Goodbye My Chechnya" documenting the lives of young Chechen women as they come of age in the aftermath of war.Â She writes, "For young women in Chechnya the most innocent acts could mean breaking the law.Â A Chechen girl caught smoking is cause for arrest; while rumors of a couple engaging in pre-martial relation...
Afghan women make their way from the border town of Badakhshan overland to Tajikistan. Severe peaks, dusty plains and a sliver of water separate the long and porous border between war-ravaged Afghanistan and the poor, mostly Muslim nation of Tajikistan.