The Washington Post
  • Perspective

Scottish photographer Roberto Ormerod is on a mission to document amateur space enthusiasts around the world.

(Robert Ormerod)

Associated Press photographer Rodrigo Abd documents the aftermath of a natural disaster.

(Rodrigo Abd/AP)

Voices of African Photography is a 10-part series that highlights the work of African photographers and photojournalists.

(Miora Rajaonary)

Photographer Jayanta Roy documents the frigid landscape of the Tibetan Plateau.

(Jayanta Roy)

Ross Taylor’s photographs of pet euthanasia are a somber and beautiful testimony to the human-animal bond.

  • Thomas Simonetti
  • ·
{Ross Taylor)

In Venezuela, the elderly are confronting major shortages of medicines that are indispensable for their age. The struggle is evident at the Mother of Calcutta Nursing Home, where weak patients have rapidly deteriorated.

Wil Riera)

The music and the party spill out of their homes and into the streets.

Magnum Photos photographer Bruce Gilden documents the plight of women drug addicts and prostitutes.

(Bruce Gilden/Only God Can Judge Me/Browns Editions)

They form the first line of defense between the population and the unknown masked men terrorizing central Nigeria

(Jane Hahn/For The Washington Post)

A photographer lent his cellphone to migrants in Tijuana so they could contact people in their home countries. With their consent, he recorded their messages and took their portraits.

(Luis Antonio Rojas)

Photographer Nathan Benn's vintage photos of Florida.

(Nathan Benn/powerHouse Books)

The Addis Foto Fest features 152 photographers from 61 countries, but its central goal is to develop African photography.


“The obsession I had with capturing these images was in part my way of summoning up the great minds behind the work," says photographer Barbara Mensch.

(Barbara Mensch)

Stephen DiRado, who took more than 3,000 black-and-white images of how Alzheimer's disease affected his father, won this year's Bob & Diane Fund grant

A bad day at the nursing home in 2008. (Photo by Stephen DiRado)

Australia's "working holiday" visa gives young people a chance to travel and work for one year.

(Giacomo d’Orlando)

Photographer and artist Jimmy Fike captures the essence of edible plants and highlights what you can eat .

Voices of African Photography is a 10-part series presented in partnership with Everyday Africa and the African Photojournalism Database to highlight the work of 10 African photographers.

A man sits in front of his shop at a car breakers a few weeks before a much anticipated election in Bulawayo Zimbabwe.

Latif Al-Ani holds the reputation as being the founding "father of Iraqi photography," known for his images of urban life in Iraq in the 1950s to 1970s and the booming oil industry.

(Latif Al-Ani)

New York-based photographer Eva Deitch documents her overnight stay in the Detroit airport.

(Eva Deitch)

Mario Carnicelli crisscrossed the United States taking photos.

(Mario Carnicelli)

Photographer Angus Mordant documents a painful week as a family buries a beloved patriarch in Missouri.

(Angus Mordant)
Load More
About In Sight

In Sight is The Washington Post photography blog for visual narrative. This platform showcases compelling and diverse imagery from staff and freelance photographers, news agencies, and archives. If you are interested in submitting a story to In Sight, please complete this form.