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Fantastic Multimedia from Mountain Workshops 2011

Fantastic Multimedia from Mountain Workshops 2011

This year, students at the 37th annual Mountain Workshops chronicled the lives of people in Somerset, Kentucky. Here are four intimate stories from multimedia participants Maya Sugarman, Andrea Wise, Catherine Spangler and Mimi Schiffman. Maya Sugarman is a staff photographer for the Antelope Valley Press in Palmdale, Calif., and a photo/multimedia journalist based in Southern...
Insights and Experiences from the 2011 Eddie Adams Workshop

Insights and Experiences from the 2011 Eddie Adams Workshop

Each year at the Eddie Adams Workshop, students of diverse backgrounds and skill sets descend on Jeffersonville, New York, only to come away with different, yet intense experiences. Here are four alumni of the XXIV Barnstormers. Andrew Dickinson, 20, grew up in Overland Park, Kan., and attends the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has interned for...

Chat Session with President Sean Elliot

Barnstorm XXIV students announced

To View the 2011 Eddie Adams Workshop students, go here.

Summer’s the time to work on that portfolio… and yourself – 12 tips

  By Michael P. King, Wisconsin State Journal Let’s face it. You don’t put a portfolio together for the hell of it. That set of prints or that website will hopefully get you work – freelance work, an internship or those rare things these days called “full-time jobs.” A photographer I work with here at...

Eddie Adams Workshop Q&A: Melissa Lyttle

This is the second part of our Q&A series looking back at the experiences of Alumni of the Eddie Adams Workshop, a gathering of 100 students held annually in Jeffersonville, NY. Applications are due May 27, 2011. Melissa Lyttle is a staff photographer at the St. Petersburg Times and founder of APhotoADay.  Lyttle was a...

Eddie Adams Workshop Q&A: Tim Rasmussen

This is the first Q&A in a series looking back at the experiences of Alumni of the Eddie Adams Workshop, a gathering of 100 students held annually in Jeffersonville, NY. Applications are due May 27, 2011. Tim Rasmussen was part of first Eddie Adams Workshop in 1988 and has since been a long time supporter...

SND offers free student workshop

If you are in Denver on Thursday, Sept. 23, you can attend a free workshop at The Society of News Design annual conference, which will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday. See the SND online program for more details. “Training will be on the skills that our industry’s new pioneers need to learn and trends...

Picture Kentucky deadline approaching

The 2010 Picture Kentucky rural photojournalism workshop will be in Beattyville, Ky. Sept. 29-Oct. 2.  The coaches this year are Dave LaBelle, Greg Cooper, Matt Detrich and Brett Marshall.  Go here for more info.

Scotland Field School, Part 1

Maddie McGarvey is a photojournalism major at Ohio University. McGarvey recently attended the 24th Scotland Field School, an Ohio University summer photography workshop based near Edinburgh, Scotland. Aaron Neighbor from Australia prepares to throw the shot put at the Highland Games in St. Andrews, Scotland on July 25, 2010. Originally written on August 2, 2010....

Barnstorm XXIII students announced

To view the 2010 Eddie Adams Workshop students, go here.

Missouri Photo Workshop application deadline July 14

The deadline for application to the 62nd Missouri Photo Workshop is quickly approaching.  Go here for the application.