February 23, 2015

POYi Multimedia Photographer of the Year

When I began my life in photojournalism, I never would have predicted the direction the field would take. As this craft continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, it opens up new ways to engage with your audience and offers new tools and methods for dynamic storytelling – like...

December 18, 2013

Helping a Fallen Freelancer

There are some iconic images that stick in our minds when we reflect on the past 11 years about Iraq. Perhaps footage of US contractors who were killed and dragged through the streets of Fallujah. Or George W. Bush ducking a flying shoe during a press conference in Baghdad....

November 14, 2013

Valerie: Global News for Women by Women

Columbia School of Journalism alumni Daria Solovieva with the help of Columbia classmate Ivy Ng, has recently launched a new publication called, “Valerie.” The online magazine, “Valerie, which went live November 1, bills itself as a space to ‘feature female writers, bloggers, photographers, bring you stories of inspiring women and...

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...