From December 2007, Virginian-Pilot photojournalist Rich-Joseph Facun’s multimedia story about Dawn Weiss, a wife and mother of two, who was shot during an attempted robbery and paralyzed as a result.
The title of Chip Litherland’s blog post is “it’s the aperture, stupid.” We thought our reference to it needed to be more about the great images. Chip is know for his use of color and desire to find something different. It really shows in his recent coverage of politics in Florida. This guy has a [...]
New York Times photographer Todd Heisler has a nice piece of work on city neighborhoods that are changing underneath their long-time residents. View the slideshow at www.nytimes.com.
Greg Kahn, with the Naples Daily News, won 1st place in the National Press Photographer Association’s monthly clip contest feature story category for the month of February (Region 6). His story of Dr. Melanio Villarosa, a pediatrician who lives in Naples, but built his practice in Immokalee because he said he was “called by God,” [...]
Rocky Mountain News photojournalist Preston Gannaway spend a week exploring local non-profits for the Rocky Mountain News’s annual “Season to Share” section. She has a multimedia presentation of one man that she spent a day with at one of the agencies profiled. Gannaway’s project, Remember Me, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for feature photography in [...]
Los Angeles Times photographer Luis Sinco made James Blake Miller an emblem of the war. The image would change both of their lives and connect them in ways neither imagined. View the L.A. Times Story: The Marlboro Marine
Virginian Pilot photojournalist Preston Gannaway has an excellent essay on a quadriplegic rugby ream from Hampton Roads’, Virginia, called the East Coast Cripplers. Some really nice black and white work. I have always been a fan of her work and she never disappoints. See the essay on her website at www.prestongannaway.com.
For Kristen Nelson, a widow at 20, the story of her husband’s sacrifice in Iraq cuts two ways. She’s immensely proud of his service. But on her worst days, she misses him almost unbearably. View the multimedia presentation on the MIlwaukee Journal Sentinel website.
James Gregg, photojournalist with the Arizona Daily Star won first place in January for a wonderful story about a homeless man in Tucson. You can see the full story on the National Press Photographer’s web site at www.nppa.org.
The newly re-launched American-Journal.org has a new look at photojournalist Melissa Lyttle’s “Girl in the Window” story. Three years after the story ran in the St. Petersburg Times, Lyttle and writer Lane DeGregory revisited the family to find out what’s changed, and perhaps, more importantly, what hasn’t. While editing her photos each night during one [...]
Corey Perrine, staff photographer at The Telegraph in Nashua, NH, spent some time with the man known as Santa to everyone in town. “Ron Belhumeur of Nashua has been donning the crimson robes of Santa Claus for 12 years. What started as a gig here and there blossomed into something much more. A trucker by [...]