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 [...]
Photojournalist Steve Russell of the Toronto Star had this wonderful first place winner in the feature category of the National Press Photographers monthly clip contest for region 2. Everyone who has worked at newspapers has to shoot the dreaded weather shot, but every now and then we are able to find something really interesting in [...]
Pete Marovich has created a series of images from items in the Harrisonburg Fire Department’s fire safety exhibit. The charred and burned items were collected by the fire department from fires in the city and have been a staple of the department’s fire safety education program for over 20 years. View BURNED here on Pete [...]
New York Times photojournalist Damon Winter won the 2009 Pultizer Prize for feature photography with his coverage of Barack Obama on the campaign trail. You can view the winning images on the New York Times website. As we reported in November, you can also view a multimedia production on the New York Times website where [...]
Preston Gannaway’s Pulitzer prize-winning photo story about Carolynne St. Pierre and her family as she faces death from a rare and aggressive illness while struggling to maintain a family unit. View the multimedia presentation at The Concord Monitor. Please be patient, it sometimes takes a minute to load.
On February 27th, 2009 the Rocky Mountain News, 55 days short of its 150th birthday, closed. A 21 minute video feature about the closing of the paper appears on its website and is embedded below. Final Edition from Matthew Roberts on Vimeo. For more go to their website at www.rockymountainnews.com
Michelle Obama’s great-great-grandfather, Jim Robinson, worked as a slave on the Friendfield Plantation in Georgetown, S.C. Many of the slave quarters on the plantation still stand untouched and alone on the property. View the Washington Post Story: A Family’s Exodus from Slavery