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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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  • 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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  • 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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