July 11, 2016

Visual Storytelling & Documentary Photography Projects

Advanced Mentored Study Program Visual Storytelling & Documentary Photography Projects – P0614 Date: Jul 11 – 15, 2016 Skill Level(s): III-IV Instructor(s): Ed Kashi & James Estrin Funding provided by Bunny and Charles Burson Concept: Explore the new frontier of the digital age, one in which documentary photographers and...

January 28, 2014

NY Times Lens Blog: “Making Pictures, Finding Solutions in Nicaragua”

Featured today on the New York Times Lens Blog, David Gonzalez writes about Nicaragua’s kidney disease crisis that is the subject of Ed Kashi’s documentary project, Island of Widows. A gallery of images by Ed Kashi (VII) from the Nicaragua project is coupled with text on the situation and quotes...

April 08, 2013

Dynamic Trio of Documentary Photographers

Ken Light is a social documentary photographer and professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley. Ken has worked on projects ranging in topics from death row to coal mining legacies. His most recent book, Valley of Shadows and Dreams, was a collaboration with his wife, Melanie Light, in which they “dig deep...