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#FF (Follow Friday): Five photographers

April 29, 2011 1 comment

1. @ScottBourne (national) Scott Bourne – Great photography related tweets (publisher of photofocus.com).

2. @RoshSillars (national) Rosh Sillars – Lots of journalism tweets, co-author of “Linked Photography.”

3. @BillFrakes (national) Bill Frakes – Dude has shot more than 200 Sports Illustrated covers. Respect.

4. @jeremycowart (national) Jeremy Cowart – Celebrity photographer, founder of two websites including one where photographers give back to community.

5. @monophotography (global) Donald Cameron – Creative director of photography at SlashThree,  an online community for photographers.

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Photojournalism: News stories — three good and one bad

April 25, 2011 2 comments

This photo from The Seattle Times was taken for a recent story about a man that’s living under the 520 bridge. I find it intriguing because the viewer gets a sense of the man’s living conditions, as well as a really interesting view of being underneath the bridge.

Mark Harrison/The Seattle Times

Next up, a story from The New York Times about a Baltimore politician that recently died. The photo drew me to the story in the first place. It’s such a great perspective.

Monica Lopossay/The New York Times

 A third great news story photo is this shot from Lucas Anderson, a photographer at The Daily, taken for a story about the annual American Indian Student Commission’s powwow. It probably gave us our best front page of last quarter. I love the lighting.

Lucas Anderson/The Daily of the University of Washington

And last is this photo from the Western Washington University student newspaper, The Western Front, involving their student government presidential candidate debate. Yuck, I just can’t find anything appealing about it at all.

Michelle Naranjo/The Western Front

#FF (Follow Friday): Five radio personalities/photojournalists

April 22, 2011 1 comment

1. @iraglass (national) Ira Glass – This American Life host on NPR.

2. @despeaux (local) Cliff DesPeaux – Popular local photojournalist.

3. @ElaineMThompson (local) Elaine Thompson – Local AP photographer. Awesome person.

4. @notmarcocollins (local) Marco Collins – Former KNDD DJ in the 90s, now working at KEXP.

5. @GregR1077 (local) GregR – DJ at KNDD.