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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John Moore’s Spirit – the Book

//by Amy Sorokas   It is always more fun to work with people who are really into what they are working on, no matter your occupation. For me, it is even better when it is one of our photographer friends who is working on a great project and their excitement is contagious.   That is…

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The Shutter Sisters “Picture Hope”

by Amy Sorokas /   The winning project, Picture Hope, from the Name Your Dream Assignment contest continues to form into the story Jen Lemen and Stephanie Roberts envisioned. In fact, they are journaling their experience as they work on it.   Each time I check back to their journal I am amazed at the…

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Tips from A Pulitzer Prize Winning Photojournalist – on Marc’s Photo Show

/by Amy Sorokas   Recently, Deanne Fitzmaurice was interviewed by Marc Silber on his photo show. Deanne is one of our Icons of Imaging and she is as Marc points out, “an amazing mixture of talent, curiosity, sensitivity, yet raw courage, rolled into a disarming package—all of which have allowed her to reach deep into…

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One HEART in Tibet by Phil Borges

Guest Post by Phil Borges /     < editor’s note: it is with great pleasure that we get to share with you the second guest post from Phil Borges, Microsoft Icon of Imaging, who was working on a project in Tibet with One HEART. We hope to hear more from Phil at later dates…

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“Women Empowered” New Website and Mini-Documentaries by Phil Borges

Borges Works with CARE to Raise Awareness By Amy Sorokas /   Phil Borges, Microsoft Icon of Imaging, has a new website, Women Empowered, built in conjunction with liveBooks to showcase short documentaries Borges created for the organization CARE. The mini-documentaries highlight empowered woman and girls in the developing world: Learning to Lead portrays the…

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Icons of Imaging Share Spirit of Community

by Jeff Greene /   Every now and then I get reminded that I am fortunate to have the opportunity to interact with some pretty cool people. The Microsoft Icons of Imaging program is FULL of them.   For example, we recently heard from Deanne Fitzmaurice and Matthew Jordan Smith about some volunteer work they’ve…

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