Tag: photojournalism

  • Community Visual Journalism is needed now more than ever

    “…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 I’m reiterating this again… Yes, it’s been awhile since I posted last – As David Hobby has said: I don’t want […]

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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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  • The Dump Truck Mentality Of Photography

    “In a world where one billion photos are taken each day, we suffer from photographic overload, a collective visual fatigue even among a vibrant array of venues and greater opportunities for sharing photos. The big challenge is to show people something they haven’t seen before, a new approach to an old issue or idea that […]

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