Posts Tagged ‘Maggie Steber’

Marcus Smith on Navigating the Photography Business as an African-American

Posted by on Friday September 11, 2015 | Business

Women have “made huge headway” toward equality with white men in the photo industry, photojournalist Maggie Steber says in an interview in the September issue of PDN. “Now we have to make sure minorities are making more headway.” For minorities, she explained, there’s still “a lot of benign racism.” Marcus Smith, a successful advertising photographer,... More

Getty and Instagram Announce Winners of $10K Grants For Underreported Stories

Posted by on Thursday September 10, 2015 | Awards/Contests/Grants

Getty Images, in partnership with Instagram, have announced three winners of the first annual Getty Images Instagram Grant, which recognizes photographers who’ve used the social media platform to tell underreported stories around the world. The winners, all of whom are experienced professional photographers, have documented communities in Bangladesh, Latin America and Russia. They will each... More

Getty Images and Instagram Launch $10K Social Media Photo Grant

Posted by on Thursday May 7, 2015 | Photojournalism, Social Media/Web

Photographers who use Instagram to document and share stories of underrepresented communities are eligible for a new $10,000 grant announced today by Getty Images and Instagram. According to an announcement from Instagram, the judges will pick three winners based on “the existing body of work represented on their Instagram account, focusing on the quality of their... More

MediaStorm Now Charging to View Its Stories

Posted by on Tuesday June 12, 2012 | Business, Photojournalism

Multimedia production company MediaStorm says it will start charging viewers $1.99 for access to each of its stories under a new system it calls Pay Per Story. “We have decided it is time to try a new model that transfers a minimal cost to the viewer,” company founder and executive producer Brian Storm said in... More

Look 3 Report: Alex Webb on His Creative Process, Kodachrome, and Magnum

Posted by on Sunday June 10, 2012 | Events, Photojournalism

Magnum photographer Alex Webb’s conversation with author and photography critic Geoff Dyer at the Look 3 photo festival provided a sweeping retrospective of Webb’s career, from his earliest black and white work through his development as a revered master of color photography on projects from Haiti to the US/Mexico Border, Florida, Cuba, and beyond. Throughout... More