Vera Files fact checks Aznar’s Marawi posts

July 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

More than a week ago,  PCP issued a statement raising concern over the threats and bashing received by Filipino photojournalist Jes Aznar. This is to share Vera File’s recently published “FACT CHECK” regarding Jes Aznar’s alleged live video while covering the Marawi seige. VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Did photojournalist Jes Aznar post live update of military operations in Marawi? [...]

13 Filipino photojournalists featured in Bosnia exhibition

July 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

Works of 13 Filipino photojournalists was presented during the 2017 WARM Exhibition in Sarajevo, Bosnia. Entitled “Philippines War on Drugs:  The Nightshift,” the exhibit featured works of Filipino photojournalists who have covered stories on extra-judicial killings and deaths related to the government’s ongoing war on drugs. The exhibit, which was curated by Reuters photojournalist Damir Sagolj runs from June 30 until July 2 during the annual WARM Festival 2017 at the Academy of Fine [...]

PCP congratulates Pinoy Photojourn for winning SND Award

March 4, 2017 // 1 Comment

PCP, Inc congratulates Pinoy Photojourn for winning SND Award Another Filipino photographer has gained international recognition, this time from the prestigious Society for News Design (SND). Raffy Lerma’s intimate photo of a woman cradling her partner’s lifeless body, a victim of an apparent vigilante killing brought about by the government’s war on drugs, won silver medal for Photography-Breaking News. The photo, published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer’s front page on July 24, [...]

PCP congratulates Filipino lensman for World Press Photo win

February 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

  The Photojournalists’ Center of the Philippines extends it congratulations to Filipino photographer Noel Celis for winning the esteemed 2017 World Press Photo contest. Celis, a photographer of the Agence France-Presse in Manila, won third prize in the category General News-Single for his photo of prisoners packed together at overcrowded Quezon City Jail. Now on its 60th year, the WPP is recognized as the world’s prestigious competition for photojournalism and its awards are coveted [...]

BOOK: Mysteries of Chance

October 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

                    Mysteries of Chance is a visual feast of the personal and the political, the poetic and the prosaic, and the pure and the profane, showcasing compelling work from some the country’s finest photojournalists and documentary photographers. This rare collection of images comes at a time when there’s increasing acceptance of how instant gratification permeates every aspect of our lives and the way bland spectacles dominate [...]
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