philippines

PCP raises concern over NatGeo photographer’s behavior

June 27, 2013 // 2 Comments

Photojournalists’ Center of the Philippines (PCP) Chair Mike Alquinto condemns National Geographic photographer Brent Stirton who pushed and kicked Abante photojournalist Art Son while covering the illegal ivory trade story on June 21, 2013 in Quezon City. Listen to the statement [...]

2013 Red Cross Award for Humanitarian Reporting launched

May 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

Red Cross Award for Humanitarian Reporting 2013 launched Nominations are now open for the second Red Cross Award for Humanitarian Reporting, a unique competition for the media in the Philippines. Open to all journalists and photojournalists based in the country, this contest aims to recognize stories and images that provide excellent insight and responsibly depict the consequences of armed conflict and armed violence on civilians. An initiative of International Committee of the Red Cross, the [...]

Philippines Center for Photojournalism joins the 17th Graphic Expo

September 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Philippine Center for Photojournalism joined the biggest imaging and printing exhibit on June 14-16, 2012 at the SMX Convention Center. The annual 17th Graphic Expo, 3rd Photo-Video and the 9th Print Tech Manila 2012 was an event for creative professionals (photographers, videographers, graphic designers, layout artists, etc.) and printing/publishing businessmen and service-providers in the industry. Photographers, both amateur and professionals joined seminars by industry professionals in [...]

Photo Essay – Aruga: Potraits of Indigenous Breatsfeeding

August 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

Photos and Text by Gigie Cruz “Aruga” is a sequel to “Dede,” a work in progress to document indigenous breastfeeding practices in the Philippines. Breastmilk is the most important source of nutrition a mother can provide her child.  It is also considered to be nature’s first immunization keeping infants safe from infections.  Passed into law in March 2010, the Expanded Breastfeeding Act  (originally The Rooming-in and Breastfeeding Act of 1992) emphasizes on the right of the mother [...]
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