August 2009, Issue 142
  • Dispatches: Notes from the field - Supported by Canon

    • Dispatches: Notes from the Field
      For August we have three dispatches: Adam Dean on the Uighurs in China; Lisa Wiltse about her work at Double H Ranch, a camp for children with life-threatening illnesses, and David Bathgate continues to send timely dispatches from Afghanistan. more>>
  • E-Bits

    • E-Bits: Finding Henri
      But, wait a minute. Henri Cartier-Bresson is deceased, right? Not on Facebook. So, how can a dead person live on Facebook? It's the same way that the Catholic Church keeps the mysterious inspirational force of a saint alive. more>>
  • Photo Journalism

    • We're Just Sayin'
      There are myriad stories these days about the death of photojournalism and I must say that having lived through a couple of those death periods already, I'm not quite sure where this one fits in. more >>
    • Nuts & Bolts
      The first time I shot a Broadway show's photo call, someone from the publicist's office said, "I don't know who the photographer is, but I think the assistant is W. Eugene Smith." more >>
    • Tech Tips
      Q: Many a sports photographer switched to Canon [in the 1990s) because at that time their AF lenses were considered fastest. more >>
    • Common Cents: Hitting the Streets
      When the economy was humming along, fat and sassy staff photographers took the occasional low-rate freelance gig to pick up extra cash. Now, with Pulitzer Prize winners hitting the pavement, staffers are not quite so sassy and no job in U.S. newspapers is remotely safe. more >>
  • Camera Corner

    • Camera Corner: Olympus E-P1 Review
      The Austin, Texas, Bergstrom Airport TSA officer walked toward me with focused intent in his eyes and I wondered about possible laws I may have unknowingly broken. His first spoken words were exact. more >>
  • Local Media in a Postmodern World

    • Is the Mainstream Winning?
      In the "Marketing Warfare" world of Ries and Trout, there is a "rule" that the market leader can crush the efforts of all others, if it is paying attention and chooses to do so. So powerful is this concept that, in a period of challenge, market observers will point to the leader and simply say, "Just wait." more >>
  • Assignment Sheet

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