PHOTOJOURNALISM IN 2017

  Juan Rodriguez’s family struggles to cope with his impending deportation. Rodriguez does not have a criminal history, and he is the breadwinner for his wife and three daughters. Media: Jon Shapley and Marie D. De Jesus Photojournalism is the...

CAPTURING HUMAN DIGNITY

Photojournalism can be traced back to 1853, says Rachael Towne, when Carol Szathmari documented the Crimean War. Photojournalism changed with, “the advent of the 35mm Leica camera in 1925, as well as the invention of the first commercial flash bulbs...

CHRIS BURKARD

“CHRIS BURKARD PHOTOGRAPHY, COLD WATER SURFING” Photojournalism, which began in World War Two, was used to serve as tool of communication for news, specifically print publication. This was a way for people to visually connect current events and stories to...

A DEFINITION OF MODERN PHOTOJOURNALISM

Photojournalism is photography that would tell the entire story within one image. In the age that we live in where almost everyone has a camera in their pocket, anyone is capable of capturing a moment; but only a photojournalist can...

Dino in Hatch NM

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

James Nachtwey

One of my favorite photographers is James Nachtwey. He’s best known as a war photographer and is well recognized for his extreme work. Nachtwey’s work always caught my attention because he would take pictures of people and things the public...

Alex Noriega

The document photographer I chose is Alex Noriega. He has been shooting for seven years, his main focus is landscape photography. I chose him because his pictures have a nice mood to them. Through his pictures I got the sense...

Michael Crouser

MichaelCrouser was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and eventually graduated from Saint John’s University. He began taking photographs when he was 14-years- old, where he set up a dark room in his parent’s basement. While working in the commercial photography industry...

Matt Black

  The documentary photographer whose work I admire is Matt Black. He is no stranger to California, but has taken the time to document and shoot in over one hundred communities through 44 of our 50 states along with the...

Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke-White

By Dion Ronquillo The reason I chose Margaret Bourke-White was the picture of Ghandi sitting near a spindle caught my attention. When I furthered my research on Margaret Bourke-White, I found that she used photography to fund her schooling, and...

William Albert Allard

By Kelsey Gentile William Albert Allard is a photographer and writer. He has done a great deal of work for National Geographic and Magnum Photos. Allard has also published five books over his career. He is considered to be one...

Fish Photos

By Nadia El-Tawil Corey Arnold is not only a photographer, but also a commercial fisherman by trade. He is 36 years old and is from Vista, CA. Since 1995, he has worked seasonally as a commercial fisherman in Alaska,

Richard Avedon

  By Heidi-Andra Smith As a photographer, my personal portfolio has grown a lot since I first started, I think the major part of its progress can take credit from the portraiture I’ve done, it has taught me to capture people and...

Gordon Parks

By Josh Castillo Born on November 30, 1912, in Fort Scott, Kansas, Gordon Parks was a prolific self-taught photographer, writer, composer and filmmaker who became the first African-American photographer for Life and Vogue magazines.

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

Life on Fremont

Las Vegas, NV – Hundreds of people flock to Las Vegas in hopes of winning it big. But many take a different method to making money. They go to the streets. Many locals or wanderers take to the streets performing...