From Editor and Publisher, the finalists for the Pulitzer Prize, photography:
SPOT NEWS PHOTOGRAPHY
Los Angeles Times (Gaza pullout)
Dallas Morning News (Katrina)
The Associated Press (Katrina)
Los Angeles Times (Catholic priests in Alaska)
Rocky Mountain News (death sentence)
South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Holocaust survivor)
From The Salt Lake Tribune, here.
A third outpost created by followers of fugitive polygamist leader Warren Jeffs has been discovered in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
From Photo District News, the photo editing process at US Weekly. Here.
Senior editor Albert Lee picks up a picture of Jennifer Garner clowning around in her Oscar dress.
“What the hell is she doing?” Lee cries. “Eff her!” He casts Garner aside.
Interview at Wired with Fumito Ueda, one of the most creative videogame designers. Here.
“I really like boss fights in video games, and I wanted to create high-quality ones. When I start playing a game, I want to get to the boss fights quickly. Fighting a boss is a really fun element in games, and I wanted to have a lot of that.”
From the NYT:
“The labels are shooting themselves in the foot,” said Tim Quirk, executive editor of the Rhapsody music service. To the labels, Mr. Quirk advises, “every single track that you are worried about is available for free whether you want it to be or not.”
The very cool Space Invader Dot Com, for your information.
Photography – Is Film Dead? Four part series on SportsShooter.com. Matthew Mendelsohn, Robert Seale, Brian Davies, Trent Nelson.