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Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 2 November 2018 – Photojournalism Now

This week on Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – the 9th edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award “Arctic: New Frontier” by Yuri Kozyrev and Kadir van Lohuizen (NOOR) and Open Society Foundation’s Moving Walls 25  – Another Way Home.

The Village Voice’s Photographers Captured Change, Turmoil Unfolding on New York City’s Streets

Just as the photographs of Lewis Hine and Jacob Riis communicated the horrors of child labor and tenement overcrowding in the early 20th century, Voice photojournalists such as Donna Binder, Ricky Flores, Lisa Kahane, T.L. Litt, Thomas McGovern, Brian Palmer, Joseph Rodriguez, and Linda Rosier conveyed the fears, rage and struggles of the city’s marginalized communities.

Taking the leap: Why I’m leaving TV news after 24 years | Poynter

I’ve been contemplating this decision for a long time now, ever since my shoulder issues in January 2017 which put me off work for four months.

It’s part of why we’ve been living vagabond for the last year, not wanting to settle in case I made the jump. I tell ya … pulling the trigger has been the hardest decision I’ve ever had to make. But I’m making it.

I’m moving on from my career as a photojournalist for NBC LA.

When your kid is in the school: Shooting made me rethink decades of photojournalism | Poynter

By the time the Aurora theater and Arapaho High School shootings struck my city of Denver, I no longer accepted assignments to cover mass murder. A churn in my stomach stopped me from saying yes again.

Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 12 October 2018 – Photojournalism Now

This week on Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – the third edition of Photo Kathmandu, Everyday Climate Change and an exhibition on Cuba by Melbourne artist Helga Leunig.

Why David Butow’s Image of Jeff Flake Stands Out – PhotoShelter Blog

Both position and timing matter in capturing a compelling and visually descriptive photo. Last week’s explosive SCOTUS confirmation hearing of Brett Kavanaugh provided another interesting opportunity to explore this concept as a small group of photographers trained their cameras on the Senate Judiciary Committee members before the key vote on a motion to proceed to the full Senate.

Kavanaugh hearing highlights the power of photo editors – Columbia Journalism Review

THE FRONT PAGE OF FRIDAY’S NEW YORK TIMES is dominated by two impressive photos: Brett Kavanaugh, the nominee to the Supreme Court, on the right, and Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in high school, on the left. The images are technically beautiful, and striking in their contrast.