Photojournalism

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Eagle huntress photos by 24-year-old documentary photographer go viral

Soaring vision: http://t.co/tjb1DAUCth amazing snaps of a Mongolian girl hunting with an eagle (via @BBCNewsMagazine) pic.twitter.com/rDfQ8Fxboc — BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) April 20, 2014   You know those stunning photos bouncing around the Internet of the Mongolian children hunting with eagles? The 24-year-old photographer who took them self-financed his expedition and at … Read More
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Sochi photo coverage takes 'patience, planning, logistics'

Harry Walker, photo director at McClatchy-Tribune Information Services, has a unique vantage point overseeing MCT's visual coverage of the Olympic Games. Raised in Savannah, Ga., Walker graduated from Morehouse College in 1980. He started his photojournalism career at The Columbus Dispatch, where he worked from 1988 until 1992. Before joining MCT, he worked as features and weekend photo editor at … Read More
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Tips for Storytellers: How to make photos better

As a designer and editor, my projects have been made infinitely better because I've worked with stellar photojournalists. They've patiently schooled me on the importance of capturing the moment, finding the best light and thinking about composition. Here are a few tips. Part of a series of graphics with tips for storytellers, think of this as bite-sized inspiration. Next Friday: … Read More