In conversation at the Foundry Photojournalism Workshop in Sarajevo, Bosnia, photographer Ben Lowy explores the common phrase, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” He goes on to find the essence of photography’s power in the way that photos allow people to share moments and experiences across time.
Benjamin Lowy is award winning photographer based in New York City. Lowy has received awards from World Press Photo, POYi, PDN, Communication Arts, American Photography, and the Society for Publication Design. Lowy has been a finalist for the Oskar Barnak Award, a finalist in Critical Mass, included in Magenta Flash Forward 2007, as well as the OSI Moving Walls 16 exhibit. His work from Iraq, Darfur, and Afghanistan have been collected into several gallery and museum shows, and shown at the Tate Modern, SFMOMA, Houston Center for Photography, Invalides, and Arles. His work from Darfur appeared in the SAVE DARFUR media campaign. Lowy is based in New York City. He is currently editorially represented by Reportage by Getty Images.
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