Posts Tagged ‘National Geographic Magazine’

Photographer Cotton Coulson Dies in Diving Accident on National Geographic Expedition

Posted by on Thursday May 28, 2015 | Obituary, Photojournalism

Photographer Cotton Coulson, a former National Geographic contributor and Baltimore Sun DOP, died yesterday as a result of a diving accident last Sunday, according to NPPA‘s News Photographer magazine. He was 60 years old. Coulson was participating as an instructor in a 17-day National Geographic adventure photography workshop in Norway when the accident occurred. According... More

PhotoPlus Expo 2014: Gerd Ludwig’s Tips on Shooting in Low Light

Posted by on Tuesday November 4, 2014 | Lighting, Photojournalism

During his PhotoPlus Expo seminar, “Digital Vision in Low Light,” the photographer Gerd Ludwig offered a peek behind the curtain at the tools and techniques he uses to make National Geographic-worthy images under terrible conditions. The veteran photographer spoke for two hours about the ways he uses small strobes and long exposures as well as rapport... More

Photogs Marcus Bleasdale, Steve Ringman Win Environmental Journalism Awards

Posted by on Tuesday August 5, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

The Society of Environmental Journalists announced their 2014 awards for reporting on the environment yesterday. Seattle Times staffer Steve Ringman and VII’s Marcus Bleasdale were among the honorees. Ringman was recognized for his work with writer Craig Allen Welch on “Sea Change: The Pacific’s Perilous Turn,” the Seattle Times‘ multi-part investigation of ocean acidification and... More

Patrick Smith Named POYi’s 2014 Sports Photographer of the Year

Posted by on Friday February 14, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Freelance photographer Patrick Smith has won Sports Photographer of the Year honors at the 2014 Pictures of the Year International competition (POYi). Smith won for a diverse portfolio that emphasized his NASCAR coverage, but included sports action, portraits and feature photos of athletes and fans of various sports. National Geographic magazine has won the top... More

PPE 2103: Inside the Mind of a Photo Editor

Posted by on Tuesday October 29, 2013 | Uncategorized

Have you ever wondered what a photo editor actually does? At the 2013 PhotoPlus Expo panel “Photo Editing: A to Z” attendees got an inside look courtesy of two speakers: Elizabeth Krist of National Geographic and Bronwen Latimer of The Washington Post. The panel was broken up into short-form and long-form journalism topics, as the... More

National Geographic and W Win Photography Categories at National Magazine Awards

Posted by on Friday May 3, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Fashion, Media, Photojournalism

  The American Society of Magazine Editors announced the winners of the 2013 National Magazine Awards last night in New York City. National Geographic won in four categories, including Photography and Multimedia. For the Photography category, National Geographic submitted three issues of the magazine, which included work by Aaron Huey, Andrew Parkinson, Carsten Peter,  Alex... More

NPPA Honors Storm, Estrin, Harrity and Dimick

Posted by on Thursday January 31, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) has awarded its annual Clifton C. Edom Award to Brian Storm, founder of multimedia production company MediaStorm, the photojournalists’ organization announced today. The award, named for the first head of the photojournalism program at the University of Missouri at Columbia and the founder of the awards now known as... More