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Chatting the Pictures Video September 1, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Rare Images From Inmates as Prisons Ravaged by Covid-19

Pictures from inmates in federal prison are rarely seen by the general public. However, the deathly impact of Covid-19 is changing that.

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Chatting the Pictures Video August 16, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: A Virus Trial Call to Arms

As the race intensifies to create a vaccine, this suggests that the risk-taking by young people during the COVID-19 crisis hasn’t all been self-serving.

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Chatting the Pictures Video August 10, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: In Houston Hospital Fighting Covid, A Welcome Hug

With reassurance from national leaders in short supply, this highlight video emphasizes the ongoing threat of the virus and the power of emotional support.

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Notes Photo July 16, 2020

This Fauci Cover Is Not Cool. It’s Sad.

Poor Dr. Fauci has been reduced to defending his stature by playing the White House's game.

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Notes Photo July 15, 2020

Death From Covid and the Western Gaze

This photo from Rio provides a view of poverty and the brutal outcome of the coronavirus that just isn't seen in America.

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Notes Photo June 9, 2020

As Militarism Runs Rampant, Even the Virus Falls Victim

The display of military force has been so furious, it has even made Covid and the valorizing of medical workers disappear.

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Chatting the Pictures Video May 31, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Here Are the Photos of People Suffering and Dying of Covid

This week, photographer Nina Berman joins us to discuss three images from our article, “Here Are the Photos of People Suffering and Dying of Covid.”

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Notes Photo May 29, 2020

The Intersection of Racial Violence and the Coronavirus

What the photo speaks to is two different viruses that attack the lungs and kill African Americans.

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Notes Photo May 26, 2020

Here Are the Photos of People Suffering and Dying of Covid

Some doubt the lethality of the virus. Others question whether dire images, or enough impactful images exist. But the photos are there to see.

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Notes Photo May 18, 2020

Stunning COVID Photo of Compassionate Nurse in Austin

At Ascension Seton Hays Hospital in Austin, they have a policy that nobody dies alone. Our thoughts on the deeply moving photo of nurse Colby Hutson.

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Chatting the Pictures Video May 15, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Life and Death in New York; Distanced Mother’s Day; Restaurants Adapt

This webcast looks at a complex scene in a New York City park, distanced well-wishers at an LA nursing home, and a widely published COVID-era restaurant.

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Notes Photo May 12, 2020

The Virus Has Not Been Kind To Our Elders

In photo after photo of the crisis, the aged have become the people trapped behind the glass.

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Notes Photo May 8, 2020

Are We All in the Spinner?

This photo is part of a series about a Brooklyn family during the coronavirus lockdown. Whatever meaning is behind it, it's something we can all relate to.

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Chatting the Pictures Video May 2, 2020

Chatting the Pictures: Food Plant Workers at Risk; Politics and EMT; Arlington Precautions

Still focused on the pandemic, we look at a virus PR shot from Tyson Foods, a political photo from an EMT ride along, and Arlington honors with adjustments.

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Notes Photo

In Lansing COVID Protest, Hate in the Smaller Details

I’ve seen this action in many news photos when police, especially riot cops, become violent with citizens, but never the other way around.

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Notes Photo April 29, 2020

The Coronavirus in Retrospect

As COVID-19 becomes history, the stages of the pandemic look clear and predictable. This photograph by Chris McGrath reminds us they weren't and aren't.

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Notes Photo April 26, 2020

Hospital Workers Cannot Begin to Express Their Anger

Since the virus crisis started, I have seen countless photos of medical workers in ICU’s. I have also seen photos of them outside their hospitals advocating for vitally necessary equipment and protective gear. Sometimes they carry signs. Other times they stand as witnesses holding up pictures of colleagues who...

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Notes Photo April 22, 2020

The Postal Service in the Days of the Virus

The photo reminds us that postal workers are also giving their all on the coronavirus front lines. But a closer look has darker implications for the USPS.

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