Worth Clicking: Olympian Helmets, Photographers Talk Back, Cool Apps & A “Get Better” Attitude

All links are hand-picked by the MediaStorm staff for your enjoyment this weekend. Cheers! 45 photographers pick their best photo apps. [XYO Blog] Follow This American Life producer Miki Meek's Instagram travel diary. [New York Times Magazine] Young people swap clothes with grandparents and parents for charming photo series. [22 Words] Shaena Mallett, a documentary and fine art photographer, captures feelings of deep loss in You Were Here. [A Still World] John Stanmeyer, World Press Photo winner for contemporary issues, talks through his award winning photograph. [thinkTank Photo on Vimeo] Industry leader MaryAnne Golon of The Washington Post interview and photo journal. [NPAA] The incredible benefits of a "get better" versus a "be good" mindset. [99u] Olympians get creative with helmut designs. [Imgur] Sochi Photo Firehose streams Olympic photos as they are downloaded. [New York Times] A disturbing look at the violence faced by the LGBT community of Russia. [Human Rights Watch on YouTube]  

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2009 World Press Photo Winners Announced

Anthony Suau, USA, for Time Congratulations to Anthony Suau, the 2008 World Press Photo of the Year winner for his image of an armed officer of the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department moving through a home in Cleveland, Ohio, following eviction as a result of mortgage foreclosure. Jury chair MaryAnne Golon commented: "The strength of the picture is in its opposites. It's a double entendre. It looks like a classic conflict photograph, but it is simply the eviction of people from a house following foreclosure. Now war in its classic sense is coming into people's houses because they can't pay their mortgages."  (you can watch MaryAnne talk about the photo here) You can see the rest of the winners in either a gallery or a list.  There's some amazing work in here from around the world, definitely worth checking out.  Congratulations to all of the winners!

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