Lauuren Steel is a Managing Editor at Reportage by Getty Images and is responsible for a group of renowned photographers. She started at Getty Images in 2003 as an entertainment assignment editor for the newswire, and she has been a part of the Eddie Adams Workshop faculty for the last 8 years. We spoke to Lauren about being a photo editor and what it takes to make it in the field.
Josh Davis is an award-winning multimedia journalist and documentary videomaker who recently helped produce "Planet Money Makes a T-Shirt." We spoke to him about how he got into the field and his thoughts on visual storytelling.
We spoke to two members of the team behind the interactive documentary Planet Money Makes a T-Shirt. Josh Davis and Kainaz Amaria told us about the conceptualization and production of this beautifully executed piece.
As members of the media, we should serve as a channel for children to speak for themselves, while at the same time respecting ethical principles and protecting their identities when appropriate.
This post on working with children is part five of our Covering Sensitive Populations series, where we help dissect the intricacies of working with subjects that may be made vulnerable to media attention.
Sexual abuse, child abuse and domestic violence are some of the hardest topics to tackle as a journalist. Here we highlight some best practices to help you cover this sensitive population.
This post is part four of our Covering Sensitive Populations series, where we help dissect the intricacies of working with subjects that may be made vulnerable to media attention.
We illustrate some best practices for journalists covering the widely underreported topic of mental health and illness. This post is part three of our Covering Sensitive Populations series, where we help dissect the intricacies of working with subjects that may be made vulnerable to media attention.
We spoke with photojournalist Andrew Holbrooke about his approach to working with people who are homeless and the ethical dilemmas he faced. This post is part two of our Covering Sensitive Populations series, where we help dissect the intricacies of working with subjects that may be made vulnerable to media attention.
In 2008, photojournalist Christopher Tyree left his full-time job at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Virginia, to launch a media and design company that worked with nonprofits. The idea stemmed from his frustration with journalism, which Tyree felt was becoming more about giving consumers information they craved, rather than stories that served the public. (more…)
Check out Jessica Dimmock and Stephanie Sinclair’s Too Young to Wed: Destaye, a short film that examines a young girl’s journey as a child bride in Ethiopia. Dimmock is an example of how a photographer can successfully transition into video.
The reality for most photojournalists is that a majority of their work is video or multimedia. If you’re a still photographer just moving to video, we have a list of tips from pros Ed Kashi, Ron Haviv and Jessica Dimmock, to help ease the transition. (more…)
As journalists, we get access to some incredible things. We are constantly in the presence of powerful or influential people, and we get to document historic moments and change in the world. We wanted to highlight this image from photojournalist Phil Moore, who is constantly looking for different ways of shooting these kinds of events.
Digital security is not just about yourself and your assets; it’s about your sources and their identities. You may not have to deal with highly sensitive photos or footage on a regular basis, but it’s good to have an idea about what protections exist should you need to keep files secret, or your sources anonymous. […]
A week after graduating from Columbia Journalism School, David P. Alexander made his way into a Cambodian jungle to shoot a story about illegal poaching for an non-governmental organization (NGO). Though he was not there for a traditional news outlet, he was doing exactly what he wanted to do: he was producing compelling videos about important subjects. (more…)