Cover Story: New York Times’ ‘The scars of the game’

The New York Times recently published a multi-page print presentation of reporter Tim Rohan‘s yearlong look at Tommy John surgery in Major League Baseball. ‘The scars of the game’ looks at how widespread the surgery has become through personal stories of the telltale scars it leaves behind. Sports picture editor Jeff Furticella and art director Wayne Kamidoi share a […]

Election 2012: How Las Vegas Sun photographer Steve Marcus makes images of Governor Mitt Romney

Nevada — with its six electoral votes — is one of a handful of states President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney consider a toss up this election cycle. As both candidates make myriad stops in the area surrounding Sin City, Las Vegas Sun photographer Steve Marcus explains how he approaches making thoughtful and unique images of sometimes redundant campaign events.

Election 2012: How Las Vegas Sun photographer Sam Morris makes images of the president

Nevada — with its six electoral votes — is one of a handful of states President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney consider a toss up this election cycle. As both candidates make myriad stops in the area surrounding Sin City, Las Vegas Sun photographer Sam Morris explains how he approaches making thoughtful and unique images of sometimes redundant campaign events.

This is the first in a week-long series of election coverage on SND.org.

PHOTOS: Scenes surrounding the Olympic Games

Taylor Bussick, Valerie Carnevale, Bobby Ellis, Corey Ohlenkamp and Emily Theis are among the 40 students from Ball State University who travelled to London for the school’s immersive-learning program, BSU at the Games. For those of us who have been following the Olympics from home, we’ve relied, in part, on stunning photography to take us from our […]

Poynter’s Sara Quinn teaches about “Photo Editing in the Digital Age” at SND St. Louis

Our next amazing teacher will help us navigate the challenges of working with visuals across many different platforms with: Photo Editing in the Digital Age How can we give great photojournalism the best possible play, regardless of platform? The foundations of photojournalism stand firm, even as technology changes and new devices appear on the horizon. […]

The envelope, please…

Movie fronts are all about voice. Your challenge is to capture the tone of the movie, using color, scale, typography, and the same handout images that every other designer in the world is staring at. How do you use a flat page and your wits to capture a motion picture? Here’s how some newspapers played the Best Picture nominees when they first appeared.