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 [...]
Washington Post photographer Michael S. Williamson has been traveling the United States for a story on the recession, using only his smartphone camera to document his travels. We are more than impressed. View the essay on the Washington Post website: Michael S. Williamson’s On Recession Road (Click here).
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Crooked Road is Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, a winding 250-mile corridor though Southwest Virginia. Roanoke Times photojournalist Kyle Green and Reporter Ralph Berrier Jr. take you on the journey. View the Crooked Road Presentation by the Roanoke Times.
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
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 [...]
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.