Name Your Dream Assignment Grand Prize Winner: The Shutter Sisters

Photographers and storycatchers Jen Lemen and Stephanie C. Roberts were awarded $50,000 and named the grand prize winners of the Name Your Dream Assignment photography competition sponsored by Lenovo and Microsoft for their Picture Hope submission—a competition that attracted more than 2,500 submissions throughout the United States.   The Picture Hope assignment sends the two…

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Bob Rosato: Sports Journalist, Road Warrior

//by Amy Sorokas   Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a professional sports photojournalist?  To travel to sporting events around the country, documenting professional athletes at the top of their game?  Seeing one of your photos gracing the cover of a national sports magazine?    Bob Rosato, Sports Illustrated staff…

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Call for Entries: 2010 International Conservation Photography Awards

//by Amy Sorokas   Do you have a fantastic photograph that showcases conservation and the environment?  The call for entries for the 2010 International Conservation Photography Awards (ICP Awards) is now open through February 28, 2010.    The ICP Awards is a premier world-wide photography event for both amateur and professional photographers focused on conservation…

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Deanne Fitzmaurice on NPR Discussing the Images from Haiti

  //by Amy Sorokas   The media coverage of the tragedy in Haiti has brought forth a discussion about the graphic nature of the imagery that is being presented in the media. Deanne Fitzmaurice, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and Icon of Imaging, discussed the topic with NPR correspondent, Lynn Neary and NPR multimedia producer, Keith…

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