Now accepting applications for the Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop

Now accepting applications for the Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop

Simone Myers, Education Programs Assistant
February 20
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Workshop application: High School Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop Open to all Northwest Scholastic Press high and middle school photographers, the workshop includes a morning  session on digital photography, an afternoon “city assignment,” and an award ceremony. Students will utilize the Sc...

Navigate your way to great stories and photos with story planners

Navigate your way to great stories and photos with story planners

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
March 26
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It's all about the story, whether in words or photos. The trick is learning how to plan, gather and structure a story for your newspaper, yearbook, website or newscast. The purpose of the new Story Navigator planner forms is to lay everything on the table where you can work with it to plan the best...

Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop this Saturday in Portland

Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop this Saturday in Portland

March 13
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Open to all Northwest Scholastic Press high and middle school photographers, the workshop includes a morning session on digital photography, an afternoon "city assignment," and an award ceremony. Students will utilize the School of Journalism and Communication's computer labs to select and edit their...

Free photojournalism workshop presented by The Oregonian, UO Turnbull Center, SOJC set for Oct. 17

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
October 7
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Randy Cox, former senior editor for visuals at The Oregonian and a nationally known graphics, design, and photography expert, explores the continuing importance of still photographs in multimedia storytelling in a free workshop this month in Portland. The free workshop, sponsored by The Oregonian...

Follow these simple techniques to write the perfect caption every time to intrigue, inform readers

Follow these simple techniques to write the perfect caption every time to intrigue, inform readers

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
September 30
Filed under ADVISERS, HANDOUTS, HELP!, LEARNING CENTER, LESSONS, LIBRARY, PHOTOGRAPHY, PHOTOJOURNALISM, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized, WRITING

 A supercell thunderstorm rolls across the Montana prairie at sunset. (Photo and caption by Sean Heavey)Notice what you just did? You looked at the featured photo, then you looked under the photo  for the words to help you understand what you just viewed. Then you looked back at the photo to fully appreciate what you know now that you did...

2012 Jostens Student Photo Contest Winners

May 7
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GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Elizabeth Yee, Horizon High School, Scottsdale, AZ [Lisa Baker, adviser]. This photo and almost 90 other winning images are displayed in a flipbook of the 2012 Jostens Photo Contest posted earlier today. Elizabeth will receive $1,000 from Jostens and a photo-related prize from Wolfe’...

Famous photographers pose with their most famous photos in new book

January 21
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The Tank Man of Tienanmen Square. Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in victory. The portrait of the Afghan Girl on the cover of National Geographic. Many of us can automatically recall these photos in our heads, but far fewer can name the photographers who took them. Even fewer know what those ph...

Eugene Smith’s photo essays powerful, intimate

January 10
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For Eugene Smith's 1948 feature "Country Doctor" -- republished here, in its entirety, for the first time online, with all of the photos and -- LIFE magazine photographer W. Eugene Smith spent 23 days in Kremmling, Colorado, shadowing general practitioner Ernest Ceriani. His powerful, intimate images captur...

The story behind the photo that went viral from Occupy Portland

November 18
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A police officer deployed pepper spray at Southwest Yamhill Street, between the JP Morgan Chase bank and Pioneer Courthouse Square. The photo was taken from the southeast corner of the square, looking toward the intersection of 6th and Yamhill after a day of marching through downtown Portland,...

Witness to History: The photographers of 9/11

September 25
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Witness To History: The photographers of 911 The story of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York, in the words and images of photographers working that day....

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