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September 28, 2004

Eizo New LCD Monitor at Photokina 2004

EIZO Introduces ColorEdge CG220 LCD Monitor at Photokina 2004

22.2-inch wide screen monitor covers Adobe® RGB color space

Cologne, Germany, September 28, 2004

Eizo Nanao Corporation ("EIZO") is unveiling its ColorEdge CG220 LCD monitor featuring 100% support for the Adobe RGB color space at Photokina 2004, one of the world’s leading trade fairs for the photographic and imaging sectors.

The wide color gamut of the ColorEdge CG220 provides a vast range of displayable colors compared to conventional monitors, which typically cover the smaller sRGB color space.

To ensure suitability for complex imaging tasks and color management, EIZO has equipped the ColorEdge CG220 with several features such as improved rendering of dark grayscale tones, emulation of the color characteristics of other monitors, and black level adjustment.

The CG220 and other EIZO ColorEdge products are on display at Photokina 2004 in Hall 10.1 Booth B048.

Corel Painter IX

Corel annonce la sortie prochaine de Corel Painter IX, première application de peinture et d’illustration Natural-Media. Elle sera disponible dès octobre en version anglaise. Pour de nombreux artistes, qu’ils travaillent dans les beaux-arts ou qu’ils soient cinématographes, développeurs de jeux, concepteurs, illustrateurs ou photographes, Corel Painter apparaît comme une référence. On l'aurait imaginé, chez Corel, on insiste sur l'aspect irremplacable du logiciel : “ Les professionnels nous répètent qu’il n’y a simplement pas d’alternative à Corel Painter, car cette application est la seule à leur offrir la puissance et la polyvalence nécessaires pour créer des chefs d’oeuvre et se faire un nom ”, affirme ainsi Nick Davies, directeur des produits graphiques chez Corel. “ Corel Painter IX relève la barre des performances en ce sens qu’elle propose des outils qui redéfinissent l’art numérique, favorisent la créativité et simplifient le flux de travail. Les professionnels de l’image ont donc tout à gagner, qu’ils soient d’inspiration traditionnelle ou numérique ”, ajoute Davies.

Ce qui est certain, c'est que la nouvelle version de Painter est riche en nouveautés et en amélioration. Et cela ne pourra que ravir ses utilisateurs. Voici ce qu'on peut relever :

Painter IX permet un gain d'efficacité

  • Vitesse d’exécution améliorée : Plus rapide, Corel Painter IX offre des styles ou pinceaux qui fonctionnent en moyenne deux ou dix fois plus vite.
  • Nouvel écran de bienvenue : Conçu pour faciliter la mise en route, cet écran vous accueille au démarrage et donne accès, entre autres, à la galerie principale de Corel Painter IX et aux réglages de la sensibilité à la pression.
  • Nouveauté et amélioration - Palettes Options de styles : Arrimées à tous les réglages et commandes, ces palettes vous permettent de modifier à la volée paramètres et variables en faisant glisser simplement les curseurs, sans perturber votre flux de travail.
  • Nouveauté - Réglage Images/seconde : Avec cette commande, les animateurs peuvent tester la fréquence d’images, régler celle-ci et même prévisualiser les images à une cadence comprise entre 1 et 40 images par seconde.
  • Nouveauté - Raccourcis sur mesure permettant de baliser le parcours utilisé en personnalisant aussi bien les raccourcis clavier que votre flux de travail.

Painter IX offre des outils permettant des gains en terme de créativité

  • Nouveauté - Huiles de l’artiste : Ce système de peinture marque une amélioration dans l’art numérique puisque qu'il tend à confèrer aux créations le naturel et la texture des peintures traditionnelles à l’huile.
  • Nouveauté - Magnétiser le tracé : Peindre ou dessiner une courbe ou une forme parfaite n’est plus une corvée si vous magnétisez le tracé. En effet, cette fonction vous permet de créer des images de qualité, genre faites à la main, en contraignant rapidement un trait de pinceau le long d’une forme ou d’un tracé vectoriel.
  • Amélioration - Aquarelle numérique : Corel Painter IX apporte à l’aquarelle numérique des améliorations notables. Résultat : la peinture reste humide d’une session à l’autre pour le bonheur des artistes qui, plus que jamais, peuvent quasiment manipuler l’aquarelle numérique de la même manière qu’une peinture à l’aquarelle.
  • Nouveauté - Duplication rapide : Idéale pour les photographes et conçue pour transformer des photos en peinture, cette fonction accélère la duplication des images en réduisant à un simple clic les cinq étapes complexes du processus.

Des améliorations sont également à noter du point de vue compatibilité

  • On remarque ainsi une prise en charge améliorée d’Adobe Photoshop : Adobe Photoshop et Corel Painter font bon ménage, c’est-à-dire que les fichiers enregistrés au format PSD s’ouvrent dans Corel Painter, sans altérer ni plans, ni masques de plan ni canaux alpha. De même, il est possible d’ajouter de nouveaux plans au plan sélectionné, de plier les plans aux modes de fusion différents et de masquer ou d’afficher plusieurs plans en les faisant glisser simplement.
  • Prise en charge améliorée également des tablettes graphiques de Wacom : Corel Painter IX accueille la gamme complète des tablettes de Wacom, en particulier Intuos 3, le tout nouveau modèle, dont les bandes sensibles peuvent être configurées pour contrôler la taille du pinceau, le zoom et de nombreuses autres fonctions, sans passer par le clavier.
  • La gestion des couleurs est aussi améliorée : Gérant les profils standard ICC 4.0, Corel Painter IX permet de garantir la correspondance des couleurs tant à l’écran qu’à la sortie.

Voici le contenu du coffret : Corel Painter IX pour Mac et Windows, bibliothèques d’éléments uniques (dégradés, jets, motifs, photos, textures de papier, styles) y compris la nouvelle catégorie de styles Huiles de l’artiste, guide pratique de Corel Painter IX avec des didacticiels montés par des professionnels de l’image et Guide de l’utilisateur (en format PDF).

Corel Painter IX, version anglaise, peut être pré-commandée depuis le site de Corel www.corel.fr et auprès des partenaires Corel. Le prix de détail conseillé est de 379 € pour la version complète, 149 € pour la mise à jour et 84 € pour la version éducation (hors TVA). La version française, italienne et allemande sera disponible début 2005.
Les noms des marques et des produits cités sont protégés - Illustration (c) Corel - Tous droits réservés

September 27, 2004

Contax U4R Digital Camera

Contax U4R - Features
A Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* 5.8-17.4mm f/2.8-f/4.7 Lens
The Contax U4R offers a Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* 5.8-17.4mm f2.8-4.7 lens (equivalent to approx. 38mm to 115mm in 35mm film format) consisting of 6 elements in 6 groups and includes three aspheric and two high index lens elements. This Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* 5.8-17.4mm lens has been developed specifically for digital usage and achieves outstanding color reproduction and rich gradations. In addition, Carl Zeiss’ special multi-layer T* coating dramatically reduces flare and ghosting which results is crisp, ultra sharp images. For greater creative control, 28mm filters can be used via the included filter adapter.
The U4R also incorporates a 3x optical zoom and 6x digital zoom for a maximum of 18x total zoom and includes up to 8x digital zoom in play back mode.
RTUNE’s High Speed Image Processing System Enables High Speed Continuous Shooting At 3.3 Frames Per Second
The Contax U4R provides high speed continuous shooting up to a maximum 3.3 frames per second up to the full capacity of memory card (*1) at the highest resolution, thanks to Kyocera’s RTUNE image processing system. Even during continuous shooting, the LCD monitor displays in real time. The Contax U4R starts up in less than 0.9 seconds and features a shutter lag time of approx. 0.07 seconds (*2), giving the camera the title of being one of the fastest performing cameras available. The performance of the Contax U4R also eliminates the stress that photographers endured in the past caused by waiting for the camera to start up or being able to capture an image at any moment due to long shutter lag time. The U4R is ready when you are to seize the exact moment and capture images at anytime without fail.
*1) When using a high speed SD card formatted by the camera with. The high speed SD cards of which full performance have been confirmed are listed on Kyocera global site (http://www.kyocera.com). Depending on shooting conditions, the memory may not be fully utilized. The speed of continuous shooting or movie shooting depends on shooting conditions, camera settings and memory card conditions.
*2) The time from locking focus via the shutter release button and releasing the shutter to capture the image.
High Resolution 4.0 million effective pixel, 1/2.7 Inch CCD With Improved Image Gradation Thanks to “RTUNE”
Contax U4R uses a CCD with 4,230,000 gross pixels (1/2.7 square pixels, using an original color filter) as an image pickup device. By adjusting RGB color balance of the signals from the CCD at the analog front end, color noise is minimized which is easily created in the A/D conversion. The A/D conversion provides 16-bit internal processing to minimize a lack of data and then outputs as 12-bit data to the next image processor. In doing so, drastically reduces a wide range of noise generated in a captured image and is reproduced with natural colors and a fine array of gradations.
Easy-Framing Body Is Only 19mm (.55 inches) Thin
At only 19mm thin and rounded edge design the U4R can easily fit into a shirt pocket or bag for easy of portability. The covers are made of magnesium and the front panels are covered with genuine leather for superior grip ability and are available in three elegant color variations (black, indigo, and camel). The “Easy-Framing Body” with rotating lens allow you to find a comfortable position to shoot in a variety of photographic situations such as self-portrait, low/high angle and macro mode shooting.
Enhanced Continuous AF Shooting Function Stays Focused Even On Moving Subjects
The Enhanced Continuous AF shooting function that has been incorporated into the Contax U4R, enabling it to lock onto virtually any moving subjects for precise focus. It provides superlative performance under conditions which were previously difficult to capture images, such as children playing or pets whose actions are unpredictable. With Enhanced Continuous AF, the Contax U4R can capture continuous images at up to 2 frames per a second until the memory is filled (*1).
*1) When using a high speed SD card formatted by the camera with. The high speed SD cards of which full performance have been confirmed are listed on Kyocera global site (http://www.kyocera.com). Depending on shooting conditions, the memory may not be fully utilized. The speed of continuous shooting or movie shooting depends on shooting conditions, camera settings and memory card conditions.
Increased Focusing Accuracy With 9-point Multi AF Function
For increased focusing accuracy and convenience of use, the Contax U4R incorporates a 9-point Multi AF function. The 9-point Multi AF Function is the perfect solution especially with subjects that are not centrally located in the composition. With the 9-point Multi AF system, the U4R automatically selects focus via one of the nine focusing points for precise focusing accuracy. This ensures increased focusing accuracy. Digital photographers who would like to control the focusing point, the U4R also includes Spot AF for user control.
Easy View 2-inch LCD Monitor With Continuous Zoom Playback And Group Mode
The large, Easy View 2-inch LCD monitor makes it simple to compose an image which is one of the most important elements of digital photography. In addition, the large two inch LCD is also perfect for viewing captured images, movies and it also makes it extremely easy to navigate the menu selections. Images that are captured RTUNE’s Continuous Shooting mode can be viewed in a big way. After capturing a series of images in continuous mode, the photographer can zoom in on one of their continuous shots in playback mode and then scroll through the rest of the images captured in the series at the same magnification. This is extremely important when checking for that perfect image. In addition when multiple continuous captured image series wish to be viewed, the i4R makes it easier. In group mode, the first image of each group is shown for easy selection of a continuously captured series. This is extremely helpful when viewing two or more continuously captured image series.
Easy Charger USB Cradle
With the Easy Charge USB Cradle, the user no longer needs to be concerned about plugging an ac adapter into the camera each time the battery needs to be charged or a USB cable to transfer images. With the Easy Charge USB Cradle user hooks it up once to an ac outlet and to a personal computer via the supplied USB cable. Once the Easy Charge USB Cradle is connected to an outlet and computer, whenever the camera needs to be charged, it is just placed in the cradle for charging. When captured images need to be transferred from the camera, the camera is just placed in the Easy Charge USB Cradle for convenient transfer of images.
Superfine, VGA Movies With Audio
Movies with audio (30 frames per second) can be shot up to the maximum capacity of the memory card with easy operation (*4). The recorded file is in AVI format and you can easily played back and seen in superfine movies without image dropouts at 30 frames per second on the U4R’s two inch liquid crystal monitor or a personal computer. (To play back your movies on a personal computer, it is necessary to install QuickTime 4.1 or later.)
*4) High speed continuous shooting up to the full memory capacity is possible when using a high speed SD card formatted by the camera with. The high speed SD cards of which full performance have been confirmed are listed on Kyocera global site (http://www.kyocera.com). Depending on shooting conditions, the memory may not be fully utilized. The speed of continuous shooting depends on shooting conditions, camera settings and memory card conditions.
Eight Scene Modes For Any Situation
The Contax U4R offers 8 predefined scene modes that enable the camera to make the most just about any photographic setting according to the situation. The 8 modes scene modes include, Sport Action, Portrait, Night Portrait, Sunset, Twilight, Night View, Black and White and Sepia. For example, in Sport mode and Continuous AF, the decisive moment like a goal in an athletic meet can be captured.
Customizable Single and Multi Image Startup Screen
The Contax U4R incorporates a user, customizable startup screen that allows them to select a favorite image that has been captured as their startup screen whenever the camera is powered on. In addition, the Contax U4R includes a Multi Startup Screen feature. With the Multi Startup Screen, 10 separate images or continuous captured images can appear as a movie within the approximately one second camera startup time.
In Camera Image Resize Mode
With the Contax U4R is easy to resize an image to 320 x 240 pixels or 160 x 120 pixels after it has been taken, and save it so that it can be use with a PDA or sent via e-mail. You can also crop the area to be resized from the whole image, quarter or one-sixteenth.
Pictbridge Compatible, The Industry Standard For Printing Images
The Contax U4R supports PictBridge technology, the industry standard for printing digital images. By directly connecting the U4R via its USB cable to a PictBridge printer that supports the PictBridge, images can be printed directly from the printer without the use of a personal computer. You can also make changes in settings for the prints as well, such as the number of images to be printed.
Hi-Speed USB 2.0
The Contax U4R meets High-Speed USB 2.0 standard by allowing large amounts of image data to be transferred to a personal computer. Due to the advent of high resolution still images and movies and large capacity memory cards, the demand of speed data is essential. Adopting Hi-Speed USB 2.0 standard with a maximum transfer speed of 480Mb/s, one can handle large image files on a personal computer as comfortably as an external hard disc drive. Of course, personal computer using USB1.1 standard also can be used (the transfer speed is limited by USB specification of the personal computer). The installation of a USB driver is not needed, except Windows98 and 98SE.
Using CONTAX U4R with a personal computer
Windows requirements:OS: Preinstalled with Microsoft Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows Me, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP Home Edition or Professional. Performance is not guaranteed if these operating systems are upgraded. System requirements, 64MB memory or more, USB terminal and CD-ROM drive. For Microsoft Windows 98 and Windows 98 SE, a USB driver is needed. The USB driver is included on the CD-ROM that comes with the camera.
Macintosh requirements:OS: Preinstalled with Mac OS 9.0 to 9.2 or OS X v.10.3 (excluding the OS X server). Performance is not guaranteed if these operating systems are upgraded. Equipment should have a built-in USB terminal and CD-ROM drive.
Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.QuickTime, Macintosh and Mac OS are registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. in the United States. Other company names and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
Photos (c) Kyocera - All rights reserved

September 15, 2004

Nikon F6 35mm professional SLR

Nikon introduce the F6™ 35mm professional SLR - a flagship film camera that seamlessly blends cutting-edge new technologies and uncompromising craftsmanship to offer film enthusiasts the finest shooting experience an SLR camera can offer.
The F6 benefits from the aggressive advancements in camera technology Nikon has made in response to an explosive demand for high-end digital cameras. It embodies Nikon's latest technological advancements, such as the Multi-CAM200 11-area AF system for exceptionally high-speed autofocus operation with outstanding accuracy, and the i-TTL Creative Lighting System for incomparable flash photography. The F6 features a newly refined proprietary 3D Color Matrix Metering system for improved accuracy in scene recognition and exposure. The camera also operates at highly subdued noise levels to ensure the ultimate shooting experience. For film shooters, the F6 undoubtedly represents the epitome of 35mm SLR photography and cutting edge performance.
"While many professional photographers have rapidly adopted digital photography in their workflow, there are several who enjoy the choice of using 35m film, depending on the situation or circumstance they are photographing in. Nikon recognizes this, and with the F6 and the newly announced D2X digital SLR camera, we are offering photographers the best cameras in both categories, for a seamless experience in performance, features and usability," said Jerry Grossman, vice president of Marketing, Nikon Inc.
The F6 is the sixth model in a legendary series of F-series professional film SLR cameras from Nikon. First introduced with the Nikon F in 1959, the series has transcended newer challenges over the years with successive new models. The original Nikon F was succeeded by the F2 (1971), F3 (1980), F4 (1988) and the critically acclaimed F5 in 1996. Each of these cameras inherited select elements from its predecessors, including the legendary Nikon F mount and a consistent design philosophy to offer professionals tools of the highest caliber and performance. Each successive model also raised the bar for innovation and technological advancement to meet the increasingly diversified needs of professional photographers. Today, tens of thousands of Nikon F-series SLR cameras and Nikkor lenses are put to test daily around the world, helping photographers make great pictures. The new Nikon F6 promises to uphold Nikon's tradition of innovation and enduring value.
F6 offers New Features for Film Fanatics
The Nikon F6 35mm film SLR camera earns its right to become the next flagship Nikon F-Series professional camera by incorporating remarkable new technologies and design enhancements that give photographers who prefer film the highest level of performance in an SLR camera. In addition to incorporating Nikon's new Multi-CAM2000 11-area AF system and powerful i-TTL Creative Lighting System, the F6 also incorporates several fine refinements in design and construction. It features an improved Nikon 3D Color Matrix Metering system for greater accuracy in scene recognition and exposure, as well as a new shutter unit crafted from DuPont™ KEVLAR® and a special aluminum alloy for unparalleled reliability, lighting-quick movement and precision. Nikon engineers have successfully subdued the camera's operational sounds by using a professional echoic chamber to measure sound and vibration meticulously and then craft the camera with parts that have been highly refined for absolute minimum vibration, and frequency of movement attenuated to a level below that detectable by the human ear. Constructed on an aluminum-alloy die-cast chassis with magnesium-alloy front body and covers (top, bottom) and strategically placed rubber surfaces, the F6 is built like a tank, and has undergone several reliability and rigidity tests to ensure flawless performance. A self-diagnostic shutter incorporated in the camera has undergone testing to assure accurate release up to and beyond 150,000 cycles, even in the most extreme environmental conditions. The F6 undoubtedly goes beyond Nikon's uncompromising standards of quality, durability and rigidity that photographers around the world expect and trust.
The F6 also features a variety of exciting, innovative control options such as a customizable function button, built-in data back functions, shooting data memory and compatibility with a new Multi Power Battery Pack MB-40. This new power pack boosts the camera"s framing rate from a native 5.5 frames per second to a full 8 frames per second, allowing Nikon engineers to reduce the size of the F6 significantly from its predecessor, the F5. With the convenience and versatility afforded by 41 Custom Settings, photographers can also fine-tune the F6 to suit their individual shooting preferences and requirements.
The new flagship film SLR also boasts a number of dedicated accessories. These include the Multi Power Battery Pack MB-40, interchangeable focusing screens (seven types), Data Reader MV-1 and camera cases. The Nikon F6 is scheduled to be available at Nikon authorized dealers in October 2004.
Nikon F6 Feature Highlights
High-precision shutter unit
No shutter unit in any other camera comes close to matching the precision and durability of the F6's assembly. Created from cutting-edge materials - DuPontTM KEVLAR® and a special aluminum alloy - the blades of the shutter unit offer unparalleled reliability and are extremely lightweight, for lightning-quick movement. For enhanced accuracy, the movement of the blades was carefully analyzed during the design process using a high-speed video camera and computer simulations, enabling unprecedented precision even at shutter speeds of up to 1/8,000 second. DuPontTM and KEVLAR® are trademarks and registered trademarks of DuPont or its affiliates.
Minimized operational sound and vibration
Nikon engineers were so intent on subduing the camera's operational sounds that they used a professional audio room to properly gauge the sound quality and frequency. The degree of vibration to which every part of the camera would be subjected was measured. This meticulous approach has resulted in a camera comprised of parts that have been highly refined for absolute minimum vibration, and frequency of movement attenuated to a level below that detectable by the human ear.
Highly efficient mechanics
The development of the F6 marks the first time 3D computer movement analysis has ever been applied to an SLR. This technique reveals the degree of power distributed to or generated by particular parts in specific directions. This made it possible for Nikon to optimize the mechanical operation of the camera with fewer parts, leading to lower power consumption and higher durability
Harsh environmental testing
To ensure the camera could withstand the most severe conditions and environments, the F6 has been subjected to rigorous testing. The F6's astonishing reliability is a function of Nikon's "the right material for the right place" approach. Nikon engineers considered countless situations for camera use, then submitted the F6 to real-life testing to virtually guarantee exceptional dependability wherever and whenever photographers shoot.
For more information visit www.nikonusa.com, which links all levels of photographers to the web's most comprehensive photo learning and sharing communities
(c) Image Source : Nikon, Inc. - Nikon US Press Release - 16.09.2004

September 11, 2004

Christoph Wedding, Malerei at Galerie Jean-Luc et Takado Richard in Paris

 

First exhibition of  the work of  the young German painter CHRISTOPH WEDDING, born in 1967, at Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard in Paris.

Christoph Wedding’s pictures are painted directly on supports made of medium with rectangular shapes and rounded corners and hollows. Multiple coats in thin, translucent layers are painted over one another like a series of veils of different colours. In this way the artist manages to create an illusion of infinite depth. 

Most of his paintings combine curves and straight  lines with sharp shapes  in forceful  compositions. The “veils”, like the elliptical lines, are painted in a single stroke of a wide brush, allowing no correction. The artist uses straight lines as often as curves in his compositions. Curves meeting straight lines produce the sharp edges. The dynamics of the lines and transparency of the paint bring to mind the architectural sculptures of Antoine Pevsner and Naum Gabo. Straight lines are all either vertical or horizontal, this geometrical structuring being counterbalanced by the potentially more organic and chaotic play of fluid curves. This relationship between hardness and sensuality in uncompromising coexistence is quite disturbing to the viewer. 

Christoph Wedding combines two different aesthetic and philosophical approaches in the same picture – one marked by rigour, order and a search for finality, the other more organic, pantheistic and anarchic. Between these two extremes, Christoph Wedding’s paintings achieve a state of precarious balance and tense coexistence.

In 2003  Christoph Wedding was one of the artists shown in the New Abstract Painting exhibition at  the Morsbroich Museum  in Leverkusen, and has had a one man  show at the Kunstverein, Heilbronn. Galerie Aurel Scheibler presented a Christoph Wedding one man show in FIAC 2003.

 
CHRISTOPH WEDDING, Malerei 
11 September – 19 October 2004

Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard
51-53, rue Saint-Louis en l’Ile  
75004 PARIS

September 2, 2004

French Photojournalists join Associated Press

The international photojournalist collective VII and the world's largest news cooperative, The Associated Press, have agreed on a distribution deal
Under the arrangement, AP clients, including member newspapers and communications professionals, gain access to VII's extensive archive and to an exclusive weekly topical picture story package that will be made available via the AP PhotoArchive and AP Wide World Photos.
VII, based in Paris, is an independent group of nine photojournalists, founded in 2001. Founding members Alexandra Boulat, Ron Haviv, Gary Knight, Antonin Kratochvil, Christopher Morris, James Nachtwey and John Stanmeyer were joined in 2002 by Lauren Greenfield and in 2004 by Joachim Ladefoged. VII's central purpose is to maximize the distribution of its output through all appropriate channels, and by this means to fund the production of innovative and diverse work.
"This agreement with AP extends the work of VII to a new editorial market," said Gary Knight of the VII photo agency. The exclusive weekly topical picture story package will be drawn from VII's archive and its more recent production, he said.
The announcement was made at Visa pour l'image, the International Festival of Photojournalism in Perpignan, France.
"The addition of VII's catalogue of in-depth feature and documentary photography adds a new dimension to the material available to AP's clients," said Andrew Hill, director of sales for AP Wide World.
VII derives its name from the number of founding photojournalists who, in September 2001, formed this collectively owned agency. Designed from the outset to be an efficient, technologically enabled distribution hub for some of the world's finest photojournalism, VII has been responsible for creating and relaying to the world many of the images that define the turbulent opening years of the 21st century. Alexandra Boulat, Ron Haviv, Gary Knight, Antonin Kratochvil, Christopher Morris, James Nachtwey, John Stanmeyer, Lauren Greenfield and Joachim Ladefoged document conflict -- environmental, social and political, both violent and non-violent -- to produce an unflinching record of the injustices created and experienced by people caught up in the events they describe.
www.apimages.com