When it comes to visual storytelling, there are several key components to keep in mind to ensure you and your images make the most impact. Last week we sat down with Philly-based photojournalist Caroline Gutman for a visual storytelling masterclass. She s
Last week we sat down with Philly-based photojournalist Caroline Gutman for a visual storytelling masterclass. She shared a bit of her personal story and outlined why light, composition, moment and emotion make the perfect recipe for a successful image.
Recorded - August 20, 2020 From AL SOL to ZOI and back to Boston, Stella Johnson has been seeing, investigating and reflecting culture, community and family ...
From AL SOL to ZOI and back to Boston, Stella Johnson has been seeing, investigating and reflecting culture, community and family over the last forty years. She will talk about her process in crafting an image that brings the viewer to look again and again. Stella will also discuss how and why she has developed lifelong relationships with the people she photographs, and what that means to the photographic narrative. Learning to see requires perseverance, patience, preparation, and knowing what to look for when you encounter those unexpected moments.
Australian journalist, Alison Stieven-Taylor, publisher of popular blog Photojournalism Now, has launched a new monthly video series in which she interviews leading documentary photographers. The…
The series, Photojournalism Now: In Conversation, kicks off with a 22-minute discussion with Robin Hammond, an award-winning New Zealand documentary photographer and human rights activist. Hammond is represented by Panos Pictures, has won a World Press Photo prize, is a W.Eugene Smith Fund recipient, and exhibited work across the world.
In this week's Chatting the Pictures, educator John Mason joins us to discuss key portraits from the protests following the killing of George Floyd.
Every two weeks, Michael Shaw and Cara Finnegan discuss recent news photos on our “Chatting the Pictures” webcast. In the latest episode, we are joined by educator and writer John Edwin Mason. In the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder, the media and social media have been filled with powerful and disturbing protest photos. We focused on some different kinds of images from this historic moment. Specifically, these pictures deal with the protests and self-representation, and the racial divide in public space.
When it comes to cameras, National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson has been around the block. With a career spanning decades, Jim has seen the rise and fall of various camera trends — from black and white film to kodachrome, and now the rise of th
Last Friday, we sat down with Jim to discuss the future of photography, the technological advances of mobile cameras, and the strengths and weaknesses of DSLR vs iPhone photography.
How, in a single photograph, Robert Frank captured the ongoing story of a divided nation.
Robert Frank chose this image for the cover of his eye-opening book of 83 photographs, “The Americans,” published in 1959. He had crossed America by car, seeing it as an outsider, a Swiss who left Zurich in 1947 in search of broader horizons.
Anthony Suau, Pulitzer Prize winner and recipient of the World Press Photo of the Year award, has spent decades documenting crisis and conflict zones worldwide. What ideas does he currently focus on, and which projects does he have planned for the future? Leica visionary Dr. Andreas Kaufmann found out more about what drives the American photographer’s work.
Last week, we sat down with celebrated sports photographers Jean Fruth and Darren Carroll for a moderated discussion and live Q&A about their respective careers. Jean and Darren walked us through a few of their all-time favorite photos, told stories about
Last week, award-winning photographer Joe McNally walked us through the creation of his powerful documentary, Watching the Earth Melt Away. After traveling to Cooper Island, Alaska on assignment in 2001, Joe quickly befriended George Divoky, a research sc
In this webinar, Joe talks about some of the most meaningful photos captured during his trips to Cooper Island and what it was like to come back and photograph the same location 18 years later.
Kenneth Jarecke talks with legendary picture editor Karen Mullarkey about her time at Life Magazine, Rolling Stone and Newsweek (among others) and working with photographers such as Richard Avedon, Annie Leibovitz and Arthur Grace (among others).
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It's always a treat to listen to two major talents talk shop.
In “Sofa Sessions,” a new video series from the Martin Parr Foundation, you get a chance to see just that. In the latest installment, Parr sits down for a chat with street photographer Bruce Gilden. The two discuss Gilden’s background. thoughts on photography today and a lot more.