Sol Neelman is a failed athlete turned sports photographer living in his home city of Portland, Oregon, USA. In 2007, he left his staff job at The Oregonian to pursue a life-long project documenting sports culture around the globe. In July 2011, Kehrer Verlag in Heidelberg, Germany published his first book, “Weird Sports,” and in September 2014 his second book, “Weird Sports 2.”
His major awards include Overseas Press Best Photoreporting from Abroad, World Press Budapest Award and the Leica Medal of Excellence. He is in the permanent collections of Nat’l. Portrait Gallery, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institute, International Center of Photography, New York Public Library, The Center for Creative Photography, Princeton University and private collectors.
Ben Anderson is a war journalist and documentary filmmaker for Vice News. His latest book is The Interpreters.
In this episode of Words On Pictures, the National Press Photographers Association’s new audio podcast, photojournalist Kim Komenich shares his thoughts on his early photographic influences that helped shape his vision as a young shooter growing up in Manteca, CA
Go Creative show tackles drones – Talks legalities with attorneys and features viral fireworks film creator Jos Stiglingh
This week the Go Creative show is focussing on probably the most contentious subject in video journalism right now – drones. Host Ben Consoli has a great lineup of guests to discuss the practicalities of drone filmmaking and also the legal issues surrounding their use in the United States.
During his award-winning career in photojournalism spanning three decades, he covered stories around the globe as a contract photographer for Time magazine and a staff photographer for Newsweek magazine
Link: Tyler Hicks Tells The Story Behind His Pulitzer-Winning Nairobi Mall Photos : The Picture Show : NPR
“It’s very rare to have access to people in chaotic scenes like this,” Hicks tells Fresh Air’s Terry Gross. “You take someone’s picture, it’s this amazing scene and then you never find out what happened to them. … I called her and we had a Skype video talk and it was incredible. She showed me her children, a 2-year-old boy and a 10-year-old girl, and told me the whole story: how they laid there for five hours. … They could smell the smoke from the gunpowder and she told me how they got through this.”