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Archive for November, 2015

ViewFind Student Grant Open Through November 30th

Posted by on November 20, 2015 | Contests/Events

Opportunity for student photojournalists: ViewFind, a visual journalism startup, is currently running a $5,000 grant for student photojournalists. ViewFind wants to see your stories about race, presented as a series of 12 to 20 images. Visit viewfind.com for additional details. The submission deadline is November 30th.   More

Five Days in Haiti: Andrew Renneisen Captures Haiti Holy Week

Posted by on November 11, 2015 | Photographer Interviews

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - APRIL 5, 2015: A Catholic dancer looked out from St. AnneÕs Chapel during preparations for Easter Sunday mass in the Cite Soleil neighborhood of Port-au-Prince, Haiti on April 5, 2015. Despite the Catholic Church shrinking in Haiti, many Haitians rely on its support.

By Brienne Walsh When Andrew Renneisen was invited to see the nonprofit Hands Together in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, the photographer didn’t have a plan for a series in mind. The suggestion came from his former principal, Father Chris Beretta, of the all-boys Catholic high school, Salesianum School, in Wilmington, Delaware. Hands Together has been providing food,... More

Lynsey Addario on Life as a Conflict Photographer

Posted by on November 2, 2015 | Photographer Interviews

New volunteer fighters loyal to the opposition movement attend their first day of training at a base in Benghazi, in Eastern Libya, March 1, 2011. Dangerous confrontations have been going on between opposition forces and those loyal to Col. Qaddafi across Libya. (Credit: Lynsey Addario for The New York Times)

By Harrison Jacobs  “I will be famous someday if you just let me in,” Lynsey Addario once told a wary security guard in Argentina. She was 22 years old and trying to get into La Casa Rosada, Argentina’s presidential mansion, where Madonna was filming a movie. An editor at the Buenos Aires Herald had told... More