“I understood how afraid of the world they were”

Photographer Jessica Dimmock gave CV insight into the production of her project, "The Ninth Floor."

“The most important thing is to make a picture story that you love”

Photographer Antonio Bolfo shares advice with CV: how he went from photographing the NYPD to climbing the ranks as a photojournalist.

Working Towards The Image You Want

Documentary photographer Alexandra Hootnick shared the digital contact sheets of some of her favorite photos, from a vigil in the South Bronx, to her coverage of Hurricane Sandy. She told us how she got the shots and why she chose each one.

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This week, three Instagrammers who share what they’re shooting when they’re on assignment. Live vicariously through:

Andrea Bruce. A member of NOOR, frequently on assignment for the New York Times. Latest shots are from Syria, Lebanon and Afghanistan.

David Yoder. A National Geographic shooter, not all of Yoder’s Instagram posts are taken with just an iPhone, but it’s fun to see what he’s shooting when he’s in the field.

David Guttenfelder. Associated Press chief Asia photographer, currently shooting from North Korea.

Helpful tweets:

PBS MediaShift tweets articles from their own blog and other sources on the changes happening in digital media. It’s a great source of information on where and how our work fits in journalism today.

DuckRabbit tweets from the DuckRabbit blog, a production company that spotlights photographers, and gives advice to the visual community.

NPPA. If you don’t follow the National Press Photographers Association, you should. It’s a great resource for legal information and inspiring image makers.

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“Be prepared for the unexpected”

Photojournalist Diana Markosian talks about turning a passion into a full-time job.

“Nothing is ever what it seems”

Photographer Alicia Vera shot a photo story about Eden, a young woman working as a prostitute in San Francisco. She spoke with CV about access and building trust with sensitive subjects.

Lessons Learned in Libya

Photojournalist Nicole Tung shares the lessons she wishes she had known before covering a war for the first time.

How to Cover a Protest

Cairo based Photojournalist Amanda Mustard shares tips on how to cover a protest.

“Be curious, be humble, be honest.”

Photographer Marcus Yam discusses how he was able to capture intimate moments between a father and his two sons.