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  • Documenting Your Own Back Yard

    “…you don’t have to travel across the globe to experience new things. Your own backyard is the farthest place away to someone else on the other side of the world.” ~Joey L – Photographer Photo by Joey L As a self trained photojournalist and editorial photographer, I’ve been privy to many of my colleagues lamenting/believing […]

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  • Community Visual Journalism Site (Re)Launched

    I initially started LaneCounty360 as a sideline project but it has languished off and on since it’s launch back in 2011.  I recently realized that the site is more than just a project for me.  It provides a purpose for creating unique images of people, places and things that are a part of the community.  […]

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  • The NatGeo Layoffs – Turning Lemons into Lemonade

      It was announced today that the buyout of National Geographic by 21st Century Fox earlier this year has resulted in almost 200 staffers being let go. The very idea of what photojournalist and colleague Patrick Downs stated as “They’re (21st Century Fox) gonna mess up the jewel in the NGS crown” is a severe […]

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  • Audio Slideshows: Part Two

    I respect and admire the work of Benjamin Chesterson, Co-Founder of duckrabbit and he’s someone I turn to for virtual mentorship on occasion. I posted previously about my revisiting the use of audio slideshows and came across this five year old posting from the duckrabbit blog entitled “In Praise Of The Audio Slideshow” and I […]

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  • Audio Slideshows: The Story is Everything

    Once again, I’m thinking outside the box – and asking why I should be doing what everyone else is doing for digital storytelling – ie; shooting nothing but video? There’s good video and bad video – and most of what I see today is along the lines of a comment I heard Photojournalist David Burnett […]

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