As the snow begins to fall on Day Two of the 31st Best of News Design™ Competition, we’ve learned there were at least 16 silver medals awarded late Saturday night. The first two gold medals of the weekend were both awarded in the photo categories. Congratulations to The New York Times Magazine and The Denver Post for their wins.
Tell the truth. Bear witness. Explain. Connect. As visual journalists, these abstract ideas never seem more real than when we’re confronted with the unreality of a disaster on the scale of the earthquake in Haiti and its aftermath.
Scott Sines, managing editor at The (Memphis) Commercial Appeal and Kalish Director reminds us that the 2010 Kalish Workshop “is accepting applications for the 21st edition of the best visual editing workshop on the planet.” The announcement continues: “Learn cross-platform/multimedia skills from a faculty of Emmy and Pulitzer Prize winning visual editors including Brian Storm, […]
By Andrea Zagata, Michigan State University/SND There are more than 200 festivals celebrating photography in France, and most were born with the same goal in mind — to promote photography and photographers, and legitimize their form of art and interpretation. PhotoEspaña is of of the more important festivals in the world, says Claude Bussac, festival […]
By Ángeles Briones, Universidad Católica de Chile/SND La segunda conferencia de Pablo Corral en el congreso de la SND09 estaba en el marco del programa de estudiantes. Sabiendo esto, Corral lo primero que hizo fue preguntar quiénes éramos los que estábamos presentes. El público estaba formado principalmente por estudiantes de diseño, y en minoría por […]
By Andreina Fernandes, Universidad Central de Venezuela/SND Cualquiera se preguntaría, ¿Qué tiene que ver Hannah Montana, la cantante estadounidense, en una charla sobre la fotografía en la SND? Para Ricardo Mazalán, editor de fotografía en The Associated Press en Bogotá, un fotomontaje de la cantante con una niña argentina sirvió como punto de partida para […]
Today, photography is becoming more and more democratized. Just about anyone can go out an buy an technologically advanced camera, take pictures with it, and share it across the world via the internet. Because of this, photographers must work hard to retain quality in their work and while also taking advantage of new media resources […]
Over the next week, SND’s Update will feature 17 handouts from the upcoming issue of Design Journal, free for you to download. Hand-outs brought to you from visual journalism experts from all over the globe, including Eduardo Danilo, Nigel Holmes, Stephanie Grace Lim, Vince Chiaramonte, Richard Koci Hernandez, Tim Harrower, Tracy Collins, Matt Mansfield, Joe […]