from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A series of photographs that conveys a story, usually accompanied by a written text and published as a book or special feature in a periodical.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of photo essay.


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  • The New York Times '"Lens" blog (!) has a powerful, gut-wrenching article and photo-essay about Prof. Migliorino Miller, theology professor at Madonna University and the director of Citizens for a Pro-Life Society, and her photographs of aborted children.


  • I suppose it's telling that the New York Times Magazine -- the day before Labor Day -- fronts a photo-essay evoking the tenth anniversary of 9/11.

    Michael Shaw: Reading the Pictures: As 9/11 and the New World Trade Center Overrun Labor Day

  • Today, I read the most wonderful photo-essay there called A day in the life of a senior editor.


  • * Guatemalan photojournalist James Rodriguez has published a photo-essay documenting protests in Guatemala calling for president Álvaro Colom to resign in the wake of accusations he ordered the assastination of Rodrigo Rosenberg.

    Boing Boing

  • Haunting photo-essay on rotting buildings in Detroit - Boing Boing

    Boing Boing

  • From a photo-essay "narrated" by chef Eric Ripert with delicious little details about what goes on behind the scenes at the world-famous, Michelin 3-star NYC restaurant Le Bernadin:

    Boing Boing

  • And this month it is a photo-essay about quirky rural mailboxes in the area.

    Self Publishing Banishes The Fear of Writing - by Joanna Penn | The Creative Penn

  • Haunting photo-essay on rotting buildings in Detroit

    Boing Boing

  • I co-authored two books on fishing guides (photo-essay format) called Castwork, and Tideline.

    Thumbs Up: The Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Fishing

  • This photo-essay at Planet magazine of a purported "new tribe of Ukrainian Amazons," shot by French photographer Guillaume Herbaut, is receiving a lot of attention online.

    Panorama of yogi feet in the air - Boing Boing


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