J. M. Giordano

Photojournalist
   
Summer of The Gun anniversary
Location: Washington D.C./Baltimore
Nationality: American
Biography: J.M. Giordano is an award-winning photojournalist based in Baltimore and co-host of the photojournalism podcast, 10 Frames Per Second . His work has been featured in Playboy, GQ, The Observer New Reivew Sunday Magazine, The Guardian, The... read on
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Summer of The Gun anniversary
Credits: j. m. giordano
Date of Work: 07/01/13 - 09/10/13
Updated: 07/09/18
Location: Baltimore
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In 2013, I covered the murder epidemic for The Baltimore City Paper as homicides rose to a three year high. As part of the project's fifth anniversary, I'll be catching up with some of the subjects of the original series. It was featured on Al-Jazeera America and hasn't been published on-line. For the anniversary, I went back and re-edited and re-processed the original files. It's a multi-media project with audio interviews included in the series.



J. M. Giordano Photography, Summer of the Gun
 Baltimore is one of the most violent cities in the world. In 2013, I covered the murder epidemic for The Baltimore City Paper as homicides rose to a three...

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The Wound That Never Heals

By J. M. Giordano — This is a series of portraits catching up with the activists of the Baltimore Uprising five years after the death of Freddie Gray and the events..
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Magnum Entry

By J. M. Giordano — Selections from my 2019 Magnum Photos entry. Respectively, samples from Freddie Gray in Black and White, Seasons of the Gun, and All For Thee This..
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Blue

By J. M. Giordano — During my coverage of the last Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course, I noticed a lot of elderly gamblers sitting and betting on the simulcasts...
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News

By J. M. Giordano — Selected spot news photos from my time at the photo editor of the The City Paper and as The Guardian's Baltimore photographer.
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All for Thee This Day: The Fall of American Steel

By J. M. Giordano — With my series,   All for Thee This Day: The Fall of American Steel , I've been documenting the fall of Sparrow's Point as a steel..
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Portraits

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Seasons of the Gun: Five years of homicide in Baltimore

By J. M. Giordano — Seasons of the Gun is my multi-media, five-year-long project covering homicides in Baltimore.  In 2013, I first covered the murder epidemic..
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7 in The City

By J. M. Giordano — 7 In The City is an on-going project in conjunction with Johns Hopkins University's writing department documenting in photos, film, and..
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Eats

By J.M. Giordano — Every restaurant has a story. Let me tell yours. I bring a photojournalist's eye to your restaurant and menu. 
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Vows

By J.M. Giordano — Weddings shot with the eye of a professional photojournalist.
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That Sandtown Light

By J. M. Giordano — My ongoing series focusing on light in Baltimore's neighborhoods following the death of Freddie Gray.
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Party Animals: The Conventions

By J. M. Giordano — Selections of my political coverage for The City Paper and The Guardian
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Party Animals

By J. M. Giordano — Portraits at Trump's RNC for GQ Magazine
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Blind Pigs

By J. M. Giordano — Series exploring Baltimore's bars hidden behind liquor stores. AKA Blind pigs. 
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Rough Sleepers

By J. M. Giordano — Coverage of Baltimore's homeless sweeps over a years' time. 
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BMX Boyz

By J. M. Giordano — Series documenting Baltimore's undergound BMX riders during the filming of Running Wild . The locations of the rides are all work of mouth and..
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That Sandtown Light

By J. M. Giordano — My on-going study of color in Baltimore's overlooked neighborhoods following the Uprising. 
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Corner to Cul-De-Sac

By J. M. Giordano — Corner to Cul-de-Sac: Following Baltimore's drug trade from the city to the county. 
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"7 In the City"

By J. M. Giordano — "7 In the City" is an on-going series shot for a Johns Hopkins University writing class, the students of which are documenting the development of 7..
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"Wrapped in a Flag"

By J. M. Giordano — “When Fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross”?-Anon Following the rise of Fascism in America
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Gray in Black and White

By J. M. Giordano — I watched the Freddie Gray protests unfold with two different eyes. One eye kept a watch over editorial photos for the  Baltimore City Paper..
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Queens up!

By J. M. Giordano — I was sent to cover pride for a local paper and instead of shooting the random street shots we're all used to, I focused instead on the colorful..
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Killer Angels

By J.M. Giordano — Killer Angels: Faces of American Death Metal,  is a long-form photography project capturing death metal fans “in the moment." There is..
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The Sex Trade

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