Welcome toÂ the official blog of Convergence 10. The NPPA will be posting live from the event in Charleston, SC beginning July 8, 2010.
The National Press Photographers Association’s annual educational event, Convergence 10, will take place this year in the historic port city of Charleston, SC, at the Francis Marion Hotel, from July 8-10, 2010. Convergence 10 will be 3 days of valuable, practical and inspiring education, focused on improving visual journalists’ skills, marketability, and ability to succeed in todayâ€™s competitive still, video and multimedia environment. Special emphasis will be placed this year on online visual journalism, as well as the business and revenue side of the industry for both freelance and staff visual journalists. Workshops planned for Convergence 10 will cover, in addition to many other topics, still photography, videography, multimedia, editing, storytelling, business practices, online journalism and the equipment and software used by today’s cutting-edge visual journalists.