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A New Generation of Artists in Nairobi

Posted by on February 6, 2017 | Education

Courtesy of Photo Start

For children who live in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, making art may seem like an activity that’s out of reach. The non-profit organization Photo Start is working to change that, however, providing students in the slums of Kibera, Mathare and others with photography equipment and guidance from instructors. The students of Photo Start not only... More

Dive Into Virtual Reality with The New York Times

Posted by on December 15, 2016 | Education

Photo courtesy of The New York Times

As more media brands develop their own virtual reality (VR) content, it will be increasingly important for photographers to learn the language and techniques of this new medium. Like the rush of stills and motion assignments that turned photographers into directors, VR is poised to become the next frontier, requiring a new set of skills... More

Movie-Editing App Kizoa Launches Kizoa for Schools

Posted by on November 2, 2016 | Education

Students, educators and faculty can now use the movie-maker and video-editing application, Kizoa, for free. The Kizoa team rolled out Kizoa for Schools in October, offering a free lifetime Premium Video membership to school programs around the world. Their team believes that new technology should be readily available for students, and hope to help foster creativity... More

RMSP to Launch a New 8-Month Program for Career-Minded Students

Posted by on July 28, 2016 | Education

Rocky Mountain School of Photography (RMSP), based in Missoula, Montana, will be launching a new eight-month program in 2017 that will be tailored to students who are serious about pursuing a career in photography. With a working title of Professional Intensive, the curriculum team at RMSP is putting the finishing touches on their all-encompassing program... More

An Innovative Program Seeks Visual Storytellers on the Environment

Posted by on March 26, 2015 | Education

Those with a passion for both photography and environmental studies should put the Environmental Visual Communication (EVC) program at Toronto’s Fleming College on their radar. Led by conservation photographer and educator Neil Osborne, EVC has introduced a visual communication curriculum to universities across North America and assembled an impressive roster of associated industry professionals who... More

Seeking a Commercial Photographer as an Assistant Professor

Posted by on November 11, 2014 | Education

Do you have an MFA degree in photography or a related field, five or more years of commercial photography experience and an interest in a tenure track teaching position in a location with beautiful scenery and mountain views? Appalachian State University (ASU) is seeking just such a candidate for a full-time position as assistant professor... More

Your Chance to Network with PDN’s 30 Photographers

Posted by on March 19, 2014 | Contests/Events, Education

  The first PDN‘s 30 seminar of 2014 will be held next Wednesday, March 26 at the SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues). PDN managing editor Meghan Ahearn will moderate presentations by three PDN’s 30 honorees, Sony Artisan Tony Gale and a noted industry creative for multiple viewpoints on how to get started in the photo industry.... More

International Journalism in Valencia, Spain

Posted by on February 26, 2014 | Education

Are you looking to improve your photography, multimedia and writing skills in an international setting? If so, then look no further than this summer’s international journalism workshop in Valencia, Spain, from July 11 to August 8, 2014. An award-winning faculty—including Jeff Brody, communications professor at California State University, Fullerton; Bruce Strong, Department chair and associate... More

Escape the Cold on January 15 with YPA Mentoring Exhibit

Posted by on January 2, 2014 | Education

© Chase Guttman, New York 2 mentoring team In summer 2013, the Young Photographers Alliance (YPA) mentoring program paired 76 college-age photo students with 33 professional photography mentors in 19 teams throughout the United States, Canada, Scotland, India and United Kingdom. From June through August, teams met regularly to discuss the common theme “Escape” and review work from individual mentee projects.... More