A photo or multimedia workshop is a great opportunity for a journalist, whether you're new to this, or you're a seasoned pro. Here are twelve we recommend for any stage in your career.
Photo editor and J-school alum Elissa Curtis discusses how she climbed the ranks as a photo editor.
The last in a three-part series about the different types of releases visual journalists need to obtain the proper rights to publish or distribute their work.
The second in a three-part series about the different types of releases visual journalists need to obtain the proper rights to publish or distribute their work.
The first in a three-part series about the different types of releases visual journalists need to obtain the proper rights to publish or distribute their work.
We're highlighting several photo and multimedia contests that accept submissions from students as well as nonprofessionals.
We asked visuals journalists what they're thankful for in their jobs as a visual journalists. Here's what they had to say.
In the course of a semester, Jan Hendrik Hinzel and Valentine Pasquesoone produced a short documentary film, “Bronx Stage”, an idea that stemmed from two simple words: youth and South Bronx. (more…)
Check out a list of photography and documentary grants
A great grant proposal should answer who, what, where , when, why and how?
Learn about the most prestigious photography and multimedia competitions in the visual journalism field.
Suchitra Vijayan is a writer, photographer and a political analyst. She is currently working on “The Borderlands”, a project that documents stories along India’s borders with Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Burma. (more…)
Need some places to show off your shiny portfolio? We thought you did. Here's a list of photo reviews we think you should know about.
If you’ve never attended a portfolio review, it can seem daunting. It’s tough to show your work to an editor, let alone a room full of them. Asking for feedback isn’t easy, but the insights you get can be invaluable. So grab our list of portfolio reviews, find one near you and get your work together! Survive your first review with these handy tips. (more…)
From finding the right contests to finding the confidence to submit your images, applying to photo competitions can be overwhelming. Here are some tips.
While there are many guidelines for writing a print pitch, it seems like information on pitching video stories is scarce. We spoke to video editors from several publications to figure out what makes a strong video pitch.
Kirsten Luce, regular contributor to The New York Times, gives advice about reaching out to photo editors.
When Southern California Public Radio began engaging their listeners’ eyes as well as their ears, they wanted to bring some fresh perspective to something a lot of people do every day: taking photos with a smartphone.
Navigating the universe of copyright law can be intimidating. This is what you need to know to protect your images.
A family sits outside their home in the remote Afghan village of Khandud in northeastern Afghanistan. From the Soviet invasion to the Taliban takeover and anti-Taliban resistance, the Wakhan Corridor has remained largely free of strife. / Photo & caption by Diana Markosian
Dzhenet Achalimova, 25, stands beside her two children in their home in Kirov-Aul, Dagestan. Achalimova says her husband, Magomed Nasibov, 31, along with his cousin were abducted and killed by men in camouflage in Russia’s volatile republic of Dagestan. / Photo & caption by Diana Markosian
The Dead Sea extends like a shimmering sheet of turquoise toward the hazy mountains of Jordan. The ancient salt sea is the site of a looming environmental catastrophe with water levels falling at an average rate of three feet per year. / Photo & caption by Diana Markosian
A light beam shines on an Afghan woman as she bakes bread in the border town of Ishkashim, Afghanistan. More than 12,000 people live in the 220-mile corridor, a series of broad valleys and high-altitude plateaus carved by the Panj River. / Photo & caption by Diana Markosian
Photojournalist Diana Markosian talks about turning a passion into a full-time job.