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Getting started in this crazy business
Whether you are a student just starting to think about photojournalism, or a seasoned professional looking to gain a few new skills, this area of is designed to help you make the most of your educational efforts. Thanks to Brooks Institute of Photography for helping us with the creation and upkeep of this area.

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Most Recently Updated:
The Americans
[ David Welker 01/03/12 ]
The Rise of Barack Obama
[ John Stoops 10/28/11 ]
The Great Picture Hunt 2
[ John Stoops 10/28/11 ]
Shutterbabe: Adventures in Love and War
[ John Stoops 10/28/11 ]
The Bang-Bang Club: Snapshots from a Hidden War
[ Paul W Gillespie 10/10/11 ]

Most Popular Books:
Sports Illustrated Slide Show
[ Current Rating: 9.89, Votes: 9 ]
The Americans
[ Current Rating: 9.88, Votes: 8 ]
The Photographic Essay: William Albert Allard
[ Current Rating: 9.86, Votes: 7 ]
Requiem: By the Photographers Who Died in the Vietnam and Indochina War
[ Current Rating: 9.86, Votes: 7 ]
Best Business Practices for Photographers
[ Current Rating: 9.85, Votes: 13 ]
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Missouri Photo Workshop
[ Current Rating: 9.83, Votes: 6 ]
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[ Current Rating: 9.78, Votes: 36 ]
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|| Photojournalism Internship Rankings:
[The top 20 out of 32 internships, highest ranked at the top.]
Rank Publication Name Last Updatedby Rating Votes
1 Boston Herald Jennifer Cappuccio Maher (5.27.05, 11:46 AM) 10 1
2 Columbia Chronicle Vincent Johnson (8.07.20, 11:47 AM) 10 1
3 Dallas Morning News Michael Woods (6.22.06, 6:19 PM) 10 1
4 East Valley Tribune Matthew Hinshaw (9.15.08, 4:08 AM) 10 1
5 National Geographic Magazine Todd Buchanan (9.14.08, 12:25 PM) 10 1
6 The (Bremerton) Sun Jesse Beals (9.22.07, 10:35 PM) 10 1
7 The (Moline) Dispatch Talya Arbisser (6.30.04, 8:02 PM) 10 1
8 The Macon Telegraph Dylan Wilson (1.10.07, 3:25 PM) 10 1
9 Contra Costa Times Joe Gosen (9.10.04, 1:25 AM) 9.5 2
10 Bucks County Courier Times Andrew Nelles (2.04.09, 11:46 PM) 9 1
11 Georgia Bulldog Magazine Dylan Wilson (2.23.06, 10:22 PM) 9 1
12 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jason Burfield (2.10.04, 5:07 PM) 9 1
13 Reading Eagle Jeff Conner (8.22.08, 3:08 PM) 9 1
14 Reno Gazette-Journal Joe Gosen (9.10.04, 1:26 AM) 9 1
15 The East Oregonian Jesse Beals (9.22.07, 10:32 PM) 9 1
16 The Flint Journal — The Community Newspapers Sarah Miller (8.24.11, 11:37 AM) 9 1
17 The London Free Press Steve Russell (2.12.05, 4:05 PM) 9 1
18 The Salt Lake Tribune Sarah Miller (8.24.11, 11:32 AM) 9 1
19 The Toronto Star Steve Russell (2.12.05, 3:56 PM) 9 1
20 Deseret Morning News Sarah Miller (8.24.11, 11:34 AM) 8 1
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|| Educational Headlines:

Snipes Wins Yet Again ::..
  | Staff | Feb 2, 2010 | Los Angeles-based freelance photographer Dustin Snipes won the title of "2009 Photographer of the Year," marking the third time he has won the title. His prize, a C...

The Best Photographers’ Night Out ::..
  | Jim McNay | Jan 19, 2010 | The award for best new entry in the photo night event sweepstakes has to go to Los Angeles's new Annenberg Space for Photography. The organization’s series of themed print shows l...

Brooks Speakers Program for January & February 2010 Announced ::..
  | Susan Bloom, Brooks Institute | Jan 9, 2010 | This is the schedule for Brooks Institute’s School of Visual Journalism Guest Speaker Series for January / February 2010. This series is an exciting line up including a variety of ca...

Spirit of Giving ::..
  | Jared Dort | Dec 18, 2009 | It’s December again, an insane time for us photographers, our families and pretty much everyone else in the world. We’re all preparing for the holiday season in some fashion, and tha...

Life After Newspapers: Denver ::..
  | Matthew McClain | Dec 18, 2009 | The day Scripps Howard announced it was closing its flagship paper, The Rocky Mountain News, I was on assignment on the far western part of Colorado. I was working on a contin...

Life After Newspapers: Seattle ::..
  | Andy Rogers | Dec 18, 2009 | As a photographer at the former Seattle Post-Intelligencer, I always looked forward to our annual holiday party. It was a chance to enjoy the company of my colleagues in a lai...

Life After Newspapers: Riverside ::..
  | Gary Miller | Dec 18, 2009 | A week ago I had the opportunity to speak to Christopher Churchill a talented freelance photographer from Boston who just opened his show "Faith" at the FOVEA gallery (

Clicks of the Year: 2009 In Review ::..
  | Trent Nelson, The Salt Lake Tribune | Dec 18, 2009 | While the economic situation for photojournalism in 2009 was miserable, the work produced was amazing. Here are some of my favorite stories, sites, and essays, listed chronologically through 2009. ...

On Location In Asia With the Canon 5D Mark II and 7D ::..
  | Andrew Watson | Dec 18, 2009 | My first experience with the Canon 5D Mark II came when working with cinematographer Robert Humphreys on a PBS documentary. Up to that point, I had written off the 5D due to the lac...

VJ for PJs: Tips For DSLR Video Workflow ::..
  | Myung Chun, The Los Angeles Times | Dec 18, 2009 | With the introduction of video-capable DSLRs from Nikon and Canon, a new workflow was needed to handle the files coming out of these cameras. Editing Nikon's MotionJPEG and Canon’s H...

The other side of intern diaries: The Detroit Free Press ::..
  | Diane Weiss, The Detroit Free Press | Dec 18, 2009 | The Detroit Free Press would love to have an intern. Unfortunately, we have not been able to hire one for more a year and a half. So, in this shrinking job market, I cannot...

The other side of intern diaries: The Seattle Times ::..
  | Kevin Fujii, The Seattle Times | Dec 18, 2009 | You're being tested. An intern applicant faces a small series of challenges to begin the journalism process. From this day forward, think of your internship or job application as ...

The other side of intern diaries: The Minneapolis Star Tribune ::..
  | Brian Peterson, The Minneapolis Star Tribune | Dec 18, 2009 | Interns at the Star Tribune are actually full-time summer staffers with full responsibility and ability to complete any task as our staff photographers. We don’t relegate them...

So You Wanna To Be An Assistant? ::..
  | Robert Beck, Sports Illustrated | Dec 18, 2009 | Okay, you want to get into sports photography. Looking at assisting as a good way to break in? Good choice. You get paid (usually), earn valuable experience and afford yourself a...

Not A Typical Morning ::..
  | Eugene Tanner | Nov 9, 2009 | My typical routine when I wake up in the morning is to make a pot of coffee and fire up my computer, get on the Internet and read up on the latest news that happened over night. This...

Baseball Playoffs: A Cherished and Learning Experience ::..
  | Rafael Agustin Delgado | Nov 9, 2009 | The recent MLB playoffs here in Southern California were short, but still a memorable experience. I did not have one photo published, or a single byline however the experience was a...

Sports Shooter Destination: 'Making It Happen' - A Student's Journey to Peru. ::..
  | Kohl Threlkeld | Nov 9, 2009 | I was driving home from my parent's home in Tennessee after a much-needed escape from school last spring. I had been contemplating my summer plans, and I decided I wanted to try some...

Sports Shooter Academy VII Applications Now Available ::..
  | Robert Hanashiro, Sports Shooter | Nov 9, 2009 | THE coolest sports photography event of the year returns next spring featuring a full schedule of local events for participants to cover including NCAA Division I sports. Sports S...

Sports Shooter Academy VII Applications Now Available ::..
  | Sports Shooter Staff | Oct 26, 2009 | The COOLEST sports photography event of the year is now open for applications. To attend Sports Shooter Academy VII, download the application form and read the details on the proc...

Next Sports Shooter Academy Dates Announced ::..
  | Sports Shooter Staff | Oct 15, 2009 | Sports Shooter Academy VII will be held April 7 - 10, 2010 in Southern California. The Academy is a hands-on, shooting workshop and the schedule will again feature NCAA Division I sp...

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