February 28, 2013
The Great Divide
Featured today in VII Magazine is Ed Kashi’s multimedia story that he shot for the Global Post, “The Great Divide”. This story explores severe cases of economic disparity in different parts of the world. The work focuses on how “income inequality impacts local communities and therefore reflects the greater...
Bring It To the Table at a Campus Near You
I’m excited to let folks know about Talking Eyes Media’s next initiative around their engaging and successful web documentary series, Bring It To The Table, that many of you supported through their Kickstarter campaign last year. Now the goal is to bring this political discussion to college campuses around the country. Please check this...
February 22, 2013
February 18, 2013
Continuing the Conversation on Mobile Photography
In the recent cascade of conversation revolving around mobile photography in the professional world, many different opinions have been voiced. Photographers embracing the new technology for what it’s worth, as well as those discouraged by the medium’s simplicity and accessibility have made their thoughts known. The subject has people talking,...
We can make a difference
An ongoing theme of my work and that of many of my colleagues in the photojournalism and documentary worlds, is how can our work make a difference? It’s not a new question, just an ongoing challenge in my view. And as social media continues to upend the traditional structures...
February 17, 2013
Katrina & Sandy: Tales of Two Storms
Mardi Gras season brings to mind New Orleans, and with that makes me think of the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. As the most expensive U.S. storm ever, Katrina caused billions of dollars in damage and displaced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes. Clean up and...
February 14, 2013
February 12, 2013
Bronx Documentary Center Portfolio Reviews on Feb. 23rd
Please join me and a handful of New York’s top photo editors for portfolio reviews, to be held at the Bronx Documentary Center on February 23, from 10am to 3pm. Here are the details. Hope to see you there.
February 06, 2013
Photojournalism Forum at Palo Alto HS – What Matters
By definition, photojournalism is a visual description of issues, news and events, giving this genre a unique importance. There are times when words cannot do a subject justice, and that is where photojournalism comes into play. Images can shine a light on current events and issues in a way...