Posts Tagged ‘Prison Photography’

The Failure in Crowd-Sourcing News Photos

Posted by on Wednesday November 14, 2012 | Media, Photojournalism

At a time of cost cutting for media budgets, lots of news organizations imagine that user-generated content can fill the void. But the recent failure of crowd-sourced news photos of Hurricane Sandy, and the shortage of coverage of other climate change-fueled disasters around the world, demonstrate how far we are from truly democratizing the medium... More

Video Pick: A Partnership to Fight the Stigma of Incarceration

Posted by on Thursday September 27, 2012 | PDN Video Picks, Photojournalism

During a panel discussion at ASMP’s “Sustainable Business Models: Issues & Trends Facing Visual Artists” symposium, Stephen Mayes, managing director of the VII Photo Agency warned photographers not to think of themselves strictly as service providers. He suggested looking not for clients, but for “partnerships.” He said VII has successfully formed several such partnerships, in... More