Stories from our Local Heroes Series.

Stories from our Local Heroes Series. On the ground exposing what the world often ignores, photojournalists are this month’s Local Heroes.

Mario Reina

Mario Reina, a look inside the artisan communities in Colombia.

Immersed in the craft processes of Colombian communities, Mario Reina’s photographs transport the viewer to feel and relive each stage of the craft process and to get to know the artisans better. In this interview, IMAGO spoke with him about his experiences as a photojournalist in his country.

Photography by Sharif Shayeq

Into the heart of Afghanistan. Interview with Sharif Shayeq.

Diving into the heart of events, Sharif Shayeq photographs life of people in Afghanistan. He shows the reality of culture and society in a country struggling for peace. IMAGO spoke with him about his experiences as a photojournalist in his country.

IMAGO/aal.photo

IMAGO Photojournalism picks of the year. 

See our picks of the year as we commemorate the art of photojournalism this month alongside IMAGO’s sponsoring of the UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards taking place tomorrow in London.

Local Heroes.

Local Heroes.

Our Local Heroes series celebrates photojournalists around the world and the important stories their work brings to light.