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Is It Important for Journalists to Know How to Use a Professional Camera Anymore?

Is It Important for Journalists to Know How to Use a Professional Camera Anymore?

There’s been a tug of war in the last few years in photojournalism. On one hand, you have the skill and excellence of craft with photojournalists doing their jobs with professional DSLR and mirrorless cameras, and on the other you have reporters doing a “good enough” job with smartphones.

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Street Photos Spark Project to Learn About Victims of September 11 Attacks

Street Photos Spark Project to Learn About Victims of September 11 Attacks

We say, “never forget” when we think of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. And while none of us will forget the event itself, it’s easy to lose sight of the individuals who lost their lives in the attacks.

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Legendary Photographer, Robert Frank, Dies at 94

Legendary Photographer, Robert Frank, Dies at 94

When I discovered Robert Frank’s work it fundamentally altered my perception of what, and how much, photography could mean. Mr. Frank passed away Monday in Mabou, Nova Scotia at the age of 94.

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Shoot as if Your Free Time Were a Documentary

Shoot as if Your Free Time Were a Documentary

During our free time, we often tend to hunt for the big shots and the most impressive images. To become better photographers, we also need to develop our view for the little stories on our path.

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How to Get Into London Fashion Week

How to Get Into London Fashion Week

If you have aspirations of being a fashion photographer, London Fashion Week is about as big as it can get. It’s one of the main fashion capitals of the world, and remains highly respected for both designers and the press.

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Photographing the Largest Protest in Puerto Rican History

Photographing the Largest Protest in Puerto Rican History

Last week, somewhere between 500,000 and 1,000,000 Puerto Ricans marched along the largest highway on the island in protest against the governor Ricardo Rossello, and I was there.

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New Exhibition Shows How a Look at the Dark Side Can Show a Photographer the Light

New Exhibition Shows How a Look at the Dark Side Can Show a Photographer the Light

An amazing new exhibition has just opened, depicting images once lost to history and giving us a behind the scenes glimpse at some of the greatest mysteries of our time.

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Shave Time Off Selection Creation in Photoshop With These Tips

Shave Time Off Selection Creation in Photoshop With These Tips

Creating quality selections is often what sets apart convincing edits in Photoshop from poorly done ones, which often means spending plenty of time perfecting yours. But there are ways to shave time off your selection work.

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Recognizing and Managing Stress and Trauma as a Photographer

Recognizing and Managing Stress and Trauma as a Photographer

No matter how long you’ve been shooting, there’s always been a kind of base level of stress that hangs in the background for every photographer, just out of sight. It’s one of those things that’s always there, even if you don’t notice it.

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How Mirrorless Cameras Are Changing the Game for Photojournalists

How Mirrorless Cameras Are Changing the Game for Photojournalists

One of the best features of mirrorless cameras is their ability to shoot totally silently thanks to the lack of a mechanical mirror. That feature turned out to be a great boon to a photojournalist at the recent Democratic debate, allowing him to shoot in a position where others couldn’t.

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Pulitzer-Winning Photographer Discusses Capturing Tragedy

Pulitzer-Winning Photographer Discusses Capturing Tragedy

There’s no doubt that photojournalism is an incredibly difficult profession full of a range of challenges for the photographer. This excellent and fascinating video sits down with a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist as he discusses how he captures tragedy in a respectful yet powerful way.

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Humble Cameras in Iconic Moments

Humble Cameras in Iconic Moments

Photojournalism helps to shape our collective consciousness. In thinking about how important photojournalism is, I’ve often found myself considering what happens when amateurs with amateur equipment find themselves in extraordinary circumstances.

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Award-Winning Photojournalist Accused of Faking Photos of Assassins

Award-Winning Photojournalist Accused of Faking Photos of Assassins

An award-winning photojournalist stands accused of faking a series of images documenting hit men carrying out acts of violence in Honduras. It is alleged that Swiss/Italian photographer Michele Crameri staged several shots of men wielding guns and threatening to kill people, following revelations from the Honduran fixer who helped him gain access to local gang members.

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Photographer Captures Gunman Staring Right in to His Lens at Dallas Shooting

Photographer Captures Gunman Staring Right in to His Lens at Dallas Shooting

A near horrendous tragedy in Dallas saw photojournalist Tom Fox photograph the shooter from mere meters away, looking directly in to the lens.

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Photojournalism Is an Afterthought in Journalism Education, and It Shouldn’t Be

Photojournalism Is an Afterthought in Journalism Education, and It Shouldn't Be

It’s no secret that newspapers are letting go of photojournalists left and right. But you don’t see other newsroom jobs being lost at quite the same clip as photographers, and it’s a problem that starts at the earliest levels of journalism education.

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Donald Trump Actually Likes Journalists, but Only if They’re Holding Cameras

Donald Trump Actually Likes Journalists, but Only if They're Holding Cameras

While it seems that Donald Trump is engaged in a war of words with just about everyone at times, from China, to members of congress, to his favorite target, the media, there’s one group he’s heaped a lot of praise upon lately: photographers.

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