Yet another prize winning photographer has been accused of visual deception. Subsequently, Paul Hansen’s World Press Photo of the Year passed the forensic review that was set up hurriedly–by WPP–to address the scandal, but it has become clear that...
A synopsis for a novel comes in two different forms. The first is a very dry, play-by play outline of what happens without any frills or attempts to impress the reader. The other is more of a selling document intended to get the reader to read the full manuscript.
Friends, it’s time to get serious. The ongoing debate between (intelligent, well-meaning) people about what “transmedia” means and even whether defining the word matters at all, is killing our common cause.
Meet Jessica Lum, a terminally ill 25-year-old who chose to spend what little time she had practicing journalism
"As a college senior, she’d already decided that she was going to be a journalist who told people’s stories honestly and powerfully, using words, photos, videos, and design; and that nothing—not the recession, the bleak journalism job market, nor the rare, incurable cancer with which she’d just been diagnosed—would stop her. According to her family, friends, professors, classmates, and colleagues, Jessica was that determined and that talented—and she was right. Jessica’s tragically brief journalism career is significant not only because of the substantive work she produced, but because of how she did it: firmly rooted in the fundamentals of reporting and storytelling, but with a vision and style that incorporated today’s digital tools. She was, in many ways, the future of journalism. Jessica loved to tell people’s stories. This is hers."
"In the world of storytelling, words and numbers have a complicated relationship.
When I was an Americorps*VISTA volunteer at the Center for Digital Storytelling, I was privileged enough to bear witness to hundreds of stories. Sitting in that circle and listening to folks from all walks of life share of themselves and their experiences never got old and, when my time at CDS came to an end, I carried so many of those stories with me into the world."
By tightly controlling the focus, shutter speed, and angle of light, his Macrowave shots look sculptural, as if the waves had been carved of ice or glass. Much like a tilt-shift photograph can make a huge scene look small and ...