Archive for 'Journalism'

Team Teaching – In praise of Cliff Edom

Team Teaching – In praise of Cliff Edom

My early years in photojournalism in Kansas were fortunate for it was close to Missouri — and in my opinion, the leading teacher of photojournalism in the country. Cliff Edom. And he invented the word photojournalism. [...]

Nat Geo photogs give insight from Rich Clarkson

Nat Geo photogs give insight from Rich Clarkson

Gerd Ludwig continues his series on speaking to former Directors of Photography including Rich Clarkson. Clarkson was Director of Photography for the National Geographic Magazine from 1985 to 1988. – Like Kent Kobersteen, I have spent [...]

CBS News ‘This Morning’ profiled Rich Clarkson for 57th Final Four

CBS News ‘This Morning’ profiled Rich Clarkson for 57th Final Four

Since 1952, Rich Clarkson has been a staple of the NCAA Final Four Tournament documenting history. From the emergence of the black athlete to the different style of the game, Rich has been travelled the road [...]

‘Framing a Safari’ with James Hill

‘Framing a Safari’ with James Hill

READYING to leave Moscow, where James Hill is based, for a recent trip to Kenya that included a three-day safari in the Masai Mara, Hill was determined to take the right equipment. Hill had learned his [...]

Faculty alum Bill Eppridge profiled

Faculty alum Bill Eppridge profiled

In a notable career shooting primarily for Life and Sports Illustrated, Bill Eppridge has covered wars, political campaigns, heroin addiction, the arrival of the Beatles in the United States, the summer and winter Olympics, and perhaps [...]

burn. sits down with decision maker: Chris Johns, NatGeo

burn. sits down with decision maker: Chris Johns, NatGeo

In the first installment of series ‘Decision Makers’, David Alan Harvey sat down and interviewed Award-winning Editor, Chris Johns of National Geographic. Harvey and Johns have both attended the Summit Workshop as faculty in past years. [...]

Former workshop attendee & faculty member  signed on to NYM

Former workshop attendee & faculty member signed on to NYM

On Tuesday, New York Magazine announced that it had signed longtime contributor and well-known photojournalist Christopher Anderson as the weekly magazine’s first-ever “photographer-in-residence” according to APhotoEditor.com Anderson attended the Summit Workshop back in the mid-1990′s and from there [...]

The 45 most powerful images of 2011

The 45 most powerful images of 2011

Whether it’s Getty, AP, Reuters, or freelance, photographers hope for that emotional picture that pulls at the heart strings of the viewers. Take a look at the 45 most powerful images of 2011 via Buzzfeed.   [...]

Lucie Award

Lucie Award

Outstanding achievement. Two of many words which could be used to describe Rich Clarkson’s illustrious career in photography. This Monday Clarkson was awarded the Outstanding Achievement award for sports photography from the Lucie Foundation. The Lucie [...]

Honoring Veterans’ Day

Honoring Veterans’ Day

In honor of Veterans’ Day, here is a multimedia slideshow from our 2006 book, ‘Where Valor Rests: Arlington National Cemetery”. Like Arlington National Cemetery itself, this multimedia show and its accompanied book arose from a desire [...]