If you were looking for a gift for your favorite professor or decided this was the time to invest in artwork, head over to Peter Turnley’s print sale.
There’s a lyrical sense to his work that I have loved for decades. Yeah, they are expensive, but this is another revenue stream for wonderful documentary work. And #12 is just such a wonderful moment …
It’s time to vote for openings on the National Press Photographers Association’s board of directors and a couple of regional chairs. I started reading through the bios for all the candidates this morning – there are some phenomenally good people running this year, choosing just two for the board will be brutal.
Think deeply about what you want our of our association – and, remember, it is ours. We are members and not subscribers. Read the bios, ponder deeply and get your vote cast by November 30.
The number of folks who vote fluctuates, but if you care about visual journalism, if you care about our NPPA, then it is your obligation to vote.
As part of our McGill Symposium on Wednesday, October 5, we will be showing Louie Palu’s documentary on his time in Afghanistan here at the University of Georgia’s Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Kandahar Journals looks at his time covering the war and its effects on his psychological transformation.
Doors will open at 7:30 and we will start at 8 a.m. in Studio 100 of the Grady College building. Free parking is available in the N09 and N08 lots at the corner of Hooper Street and East Campus Drive. To enter the building, use the entrance next to the exterior stairs on the Sanford Drive side of the building.
No admission charge and Mr. Palu will do a Q&A after the showing.
This short video of Randy Olson talking about his work … whoa.
Especially this line:
If I don’t go somewhere and find something that’s unexpected, then I’m not doing my job. If you can Google what I’m finding out, then everybody already knows about it.
One Little Hammer: Randy Olson from Blue Chalk on Vimeo.
Let the copyright violation season begin – though usually it’s not the high level candidates who do this.
After a 60 year career, Marc Riboud passed in Paris on Tuesday at 93. A protege of Henri Cartier-Bresson, his quiet images of the ordinary within the extraordinary are marked by grace and a graphic elegance.
Allen Murabayashi has a nice analysis of image usage out of the Olympics – and why having an experienced photo editor makes a difference.
No ethical issues … this time.
Egads … Nikon has signed on to sponsor student registrations for this year’s Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar – $50 gets you into everything. Both days, all sessions. That’s a crazy good deal.
The seminar is November 11 and 12 this year, get it on your calendar now.