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What We Learned This Week: What Changed When the Rocky Mountain News Folded

By David Schonauer   Friday March 22, 2019

Until ten years ago, Denver, CO, had two great newspapers. Then on Feb. 27, 2009, the Rocky Mountain News folded, leaving only the Denver Post. Known for its visuals and photography - it won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography twice, once in 2000 for its coverage of the student shootings at Columbine High School and again in 2003 for covering Colorado's forest ...   Read the full Story >>

Insight: How to Approach Social Media Storytelling

PDN   Thursday March 21, 2019

A photographer’s social media feed is typically the first place potential clients, collectors and others discover their work. And for that reason many photographers are doing more than posting single images; using the tools available on various platforms, they are curating and sharing sequences of images and video clips, notes PDN, which talks spotlights how four photographers — Cole Barash, Angela Owens, Cristina Mittermeier, and Julia Chesky — approach social-media storytelling.   Read the full Story >>

What We're Reading: The Greatest Photo in Jazz History

The New Yorker   Thursday March 21, 2019

It was Sept. 13, 1953. The Brooklyn Dodgers had just won the pennant. John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier had just married. And at the Open Door, a jazz club on West 3rd Street in Manhattan, four titans of bebop — Charles Mingus, Roy Haynes, Charlie Parker, and Thelonious Monk — had gathered for a jam session. Photographer Bob Parent was also there, thanks to a tip from a friend. And that night, notes The New York Times, he made an iconic image — perhaps the greatest photo in the history of jazz.   Read the full Story >>

Art News: Sarah Kennel Appointed Photo Curator at Atlanta's High Museum

ARTnews   Thursday March 21, 2019

The High Museum of Art in Atlanta has appointed Sarah Kennel as its curator of photography, a position she currently holds at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, notes Art News. Kennel will start the new job on July 1. The High Museum holds one of the largest collections of photography from the Civil Rights Movement, and its gallery for photography expanded by 3,000 square feet during the museum’s collection reinstallation. Among the photographers in its collection are such artists as Eugene Atget, Wynn Bullock, Harry Callahan, and Evelyn Hofer. Go here for more.   Read the full Story >>

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