Setting Rates for Graphic Design

It’s not just photographers that struggle with setting a rate, take a look at this infographic for graphic designers. Does that fit for photographers? I don’t think so. And I’m not sure it fits for designers, either – it accounts for none of their costs and assumes every penny billed goes to salary and that […]

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Eye Tracking Your Obsession

Interesting video made by Canon to promote one of their printers … Not without some criticism, as well. I have a touch of experience with eye tracking (mostly from hanging around very smart people who do it like Sara Quinn and my college Bart Wojdynski), so I think this stuff is really cool. My dream […]

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Stock Photo Fail: Political Tweet Edition

Stock photography is kind of the gift that keeps on giving. In the latest edition, the Donald Trump campaign tweeted out a patriotic image of the American flag with Mr. Trump, $100 bills, the White House and soldiers fading through it. The problem: the soldiers are World War II Nazi historical re-enactors. The Trump campaign […]

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Mountain Workshops Application Open

Applications for the 2015 Mountain Workshops (October 20-24 in Frankfort, Kentucky) are now being accepted. In addition to the traditional photojournalism track, there are also opportunities to learn about picture editing, video storytelling, time-lapse photography and data visualization.

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What Comes After School

Poking around the web today I found this two year old post by Steve Giralt about being in business and, since I’m talking about business with my kids these days, it seems really relevant.

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Compact Communication

A little off topic, but Roy Peter Clark has a piece up on what we can learn from 1954 Don Zimmmer’s baseball card. Even with all this information – words and numbers – there is room for not just one but two captioned illustrations, a lovely blend of language and visuals. Under the logo “Inside […]

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For the Educators in the Audience

Need to spend off a little leftover FY14 travel funding? Here’s how to do it – Poynter’s Teachapalooza is one of the best journalism educator conferences around. Three (or five) days of über nerdy, totally geeked out learning about how to better teach journalism at the university level. Disclosure: I’m on the faculty, but I […]

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