Author: Bruce Berman

Dino in Hatch NM

Dino in Hatch, NM, From the Small Village New Mexico Project, 2016, by Bruce Berman

DEATH SENTENCE!

Text by Bruce Berman This is a stunning photo essay on “Death Row” in a teenage woman’s prison in Tehran, Iran. The photos are enlightening. The captions are essential and illuminating. Consider the “miracle” of gaining access to the prison...

THE LANDSCAPE OF WAR

The landscape of war: Simon Norfolk. SEE: http://www.simonnorfolk.com/pop.html

ELECTION DAY 2016 IS HERE!

Donald Trump, Deming, NM, Nov. 7, 2016. by Bruce Berman Election day 2016 is here! Watch for images from the Photojournalism students of NMSU!

WELCOME TO JOUR 320 / PHOTOJOURNALISM

  Welcome to the Journalism 320 class. I’m glad you’re here and I look forward to the next four months of engagement with you and your work. This class is all about doing photographs, improving craft skills and becoming strong...

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WELCOME TO J412/DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY

  Welcome to J412/Documentary Photography. This is a story-telling, project-oriented class. It’s main focus (!) is developing visual story-telling techniques, evolving a personal style, and gaining increased proficiency in using the physical tools (camera, lights, flash, Photoshop, WordPress web site)...

CARTOON JOURNALISM

  Commentary by Associate Professor Bruce Berman New Mexico State University   Every day, thousands cross and cross back again. And, yes, indeed, they stand in the back of that line, over and over and over. Our discussion of “immigration,”...

ROOF CLOUDS

CUMULUSĀ LANDSCAPE Goofin’ on my roof Staring into space Guess the summer is passing Time to engage the world again Aye aye aye… I?   [satellite gallery=1 thumbs=on]

#Selfie (Book Review)

  Story and photo by Anyassa Vasquez (Reposted by WebMaster B2X) #SelfieĀ is a documentary photography book by Samantha Manriquez. Its contents are based on people and their desire to take selfies. All these photographs were shot in both the Las...

ASSIGNMENT #1 / THE FOUR FACES OF ODD

This assignment was designed as a Warm Up Exercise for the Documentary Photography class at New Mexico State University/Dept. of Journalism/Mass Communication. It’s goals were multiple: Get comfortable with photographing strangers, finding “sources,” realizing that one person’s “odd” is another...

JOE BLOW

Story by Bruce Berman   Vincent Black Shadow (http://bit.ly/1Kd0nf1). Just the name is mysterious and dark and cool. When I was a kid on the south side of Chicago there was one. One. You could hear it coming from a...

Spiky Musician

  When you’re traveling the Interstates, whether you’re famous, not famous or, even almost famous, you need to eat. You can go to restaurants, you pack a lunch oir you can eat from city to city by going from Walmart...

IT WAS GREAT

It was a fine semester. Thank you for everything. I was often inspired and motivated because of your efforts and your work. I sincerely hope that you will keep shooting, keep seeing, keep making images that matter. Best to you...

His Name Is Skum

  He is wearing a Mohawk (in the extreme). Ironic because he’s an Apache from the mountains of New Mexico. This is taken at the McDs on University Boulevard in Las Cruces, NM. Skum had to bend over to get...