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 [...]
Washington, D.C. based freelance photojournalist Astrid Riecken was recently named the White House News Photographer Association’s Still Photographer of the Year. One of the essays in her winning portfolio is a beautifully photographed black and white piece about Jazz legend Edward ‘Butch’ Warren. Warren played with Jazz greats Miles Davis, Donald Byrd, Dexter Gordon, Herbie [...]
The San Jose Mercury News multimedia story about Sunnyvale Mobile Home dwellers fighting for their homes then relocate after developers take over their property. View Uprooted at the San Jose Mercury News website.
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.
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.
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 [...]
Two decades ago on Dec. 1, the first World AIDS Day drew attention to the global epidemic. Within two years, D.C. family doctor David Hilfiker, who had been working and living with the homeless, opened Joseph’s House in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, D.C., after noticing that an increasing number of them had been [...]
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.
Sole Man Times-Picayune photojournalist Jennifer Zdon has a well done multimedia piece mixing video and stills about the dying art of the shoe shine man. It is embedded here courtesy of the Times-Picayune in New Orleans. Direct link here: The Times-Picayune