Bill Pierce

Tell Your Own Story

A number of us at The Digital Journalist received the following email: "Hello! As a high school senior, I am very interested in pursuing the field of photojournalism. I am curious about your collegiate education, and was wondering if you could advise me on any majors and schools that I should consider if pursuing this field. I would appreciate any help that you can offer, continued>>

Amy Bowers

The News Before Christmas

'Twas the month before Christmas, and all through the year
It looked as if newspukes tossed trash everywhere;
Leaving gaffer tape wads and fast food debris,
With scaffolding hardware--a fait accompli.

I with my laptop, and notebook and phone,
Had just settled down to a call from my home.

Steve Smith

Video Lighting
Part Two

In last month's column, we talked about the ingredients necessary to create a fine, compact lighting kit. Now, let's discuss the best ways to put this stuff to use. We'll start with the Basic Three-Light Interview Setup: key, fill, back/background. continued >>>

Jim Colburn

What About OUR Needs

As this is being written there's been an election but no winner. This is a good thing. Good for all those photographers in Washington, Austin and various places in Florida. The longer the debate goes on over hanging chads and butterfly ballots the more overtime gets worked and the more day rates get assigned. continued >>>