The Digital Journalist
June 2004, Issue 80
Avedon at Work in the American West by Laura Wilson
Jerome Delay
Welcome by Dirck Halstead
Welcome to the June 2004 issue of The Digital Journalist, the monthly online magazine for visual journalism.
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All three notes are from war zones; each of them focused their vision on something other than gunfire.
Colburn Moves to Nebraska
After 19 years inside the Beltway, the last 7 of those as TIME magazine's Washington, DC, bureau picture editor, Colburn is in the process of heading west.
by Don Winslow
Moving To Central America
I've been running around Washington telling everybody that I'm leaving Time Magazine.
by James Colburn
Nuts & Bolts
For the photojournalist, unlike the artist or commercial photographer who can control the color in the picture, color can be the great leveler.
by Bill Pierce
Amateur Hour
Over the weekend, I heard a young marine who had returned from Iraq interviewed on NPR about the Abu Ghraib photographs. "Sure they're obscene," he said, "Everything else about war's obscene; why wouldn't they be?"
by Peter Howe
Common Cents
In our increasingly visually oriented society, photography has, ironically, become devalued in the American consciousness.
by Mark Loundy
It's about time for The Digital Journalist to acknowledge an unofficial but notable side of digital life, comprised of photographs and short videos that come across our desktops on a daily basis via e-mail.
by Beverly Spicer
The Digital Vision Network
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How One Photographer Saved History
LIFE photographer Robert Capa was not the only cameraman on the bloody beaches of Normandy on June 6th 1944.
by Dirck Halstead
How LIFE Covered D-Day
June 6, 1944: In Remembrance
by John G. Morris
D-Day Revisited, Chapter 1
I was twelve years old when the radio announced that the Allies had launched the long awaited invasion of Europe that would ultimately lead to victory and the end of World War II. That day was June 6, 1944 and would come to be known as D-Day.
by Dick Kraus
Platypus Theater: The Delta Blues Musicians
I gravitated to the "blues" clubs and festivals and became fascinated with not only this music genre but the musicians themselves and where they came from.
by Gail Mooney
Diary of a Platypus
I've never used a DV cam in my life.
by Gina Trapani
Interruptible Foldback
I'm paid to do nothing. Sometimes I do plenty of nothing.
by Amy Bowers
'Blog' is now the latest gobbledygook noun in the English language. Lewis Carroll would be proud.
by Ron Steinman
TV News in a Postmodern World: The Busine$$ of RSS
Just as we're beginning to get comfortable with the idea of Websites and what to do with them, along comes this thing called RSS, and it threatens to be the granddaddy of all disruptive technologies.
by Terry L. Heaton
Camera Corner: The Nikon D70 Digital Camera
The Nikon D70 is a pretty amazing little camera. For a relatively small price you get a whole lot of picture-taking ability.
by Chick Harrity
The Digital Filmmaker
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