It’s been a well-established fact that the gender gap stubbornly persists. This, despite women and their supporters standing up and fighting for equal rights for decades – now more than ever, even. If you’re scratching your head at this, mouth poised to argue otherwise or at the very least temper this generalization until it sounds into something more palatable, well, congratulations.
The New York Daily News slashed its editorial staff in half this week, and among the casualties of the layoffs was the entire team of photographers. The paper, which called itself “New York’s Picture Newspaper” for over 70 years, now has zero staff photographers.
Have you ever wondered what the photo editors at National Geographic do? No, they don’t sit around and edit pictures in Photoshop. In this 6-minute video, some of the biggest names in photography offer a glimpse into the closely-knit relationships between photographers and their editors.
It doesn't matter if you take quick snaps on an iphone or carry around the latest Nikon or whatever. Taking pictures is what it's all about but also remember to value your work. If you don't, who will? I'm not saying it's all about money but don't be afraid to charge for your work if making a living is what you're trying to do.
Whether you're a practicing photojournalist or simply interested in real-world photo narratives, today's fascinating set will certainly inspire you. Many centuries after the samurai rose to power in medieval and early-modern Japan, the excellent craftsmanship of their blades still persist to this day.
Pulitzer-nominated photojournalist Paula Bronstein tells us about her experience in Afghanistan. When it comes to documentary photography from the frontline of news, it takes a lot to beat Paula Bronstein’s body of work.
If you were to ask me whether or not I was surprised that there is another scandal in the photojournalism community, I would reply with a resounding and exasperated, “Hell no. ” It seems that we can’t go a year without a new photo manipulation scandal.
Behind the work of photographer Henryk Ross is an interesting story that could have probably never been told. However, the significance of his work has earned him an exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
One of the most effective ways to tell stories in your images is to use depth of field. It's a cinematic technique that filmmakers have been using for years and years. The fundamental way that story telling has worked is by having very specific things in focus for the viewer to pay attention to.