David Schonauer

In Focus: Open Society Elevates Voices of Asylum Seekers

The New York Times   Friday October 19, 2018

In “Another Way Home,” the 25th annual “Moving Walls” exhibition series by the Open Society Documentary Photography Project, migration takes center stage. But, notes The New York Times, the show stands out for what it lacks: images of suffering. After receiving more than 400 applications, a panel selected eight multimedia projects by 13 photographers and artists. In addition to showing their work for several months, each participant has also received a fellowship to further develop their work on migration.   Read the full Story >>

Motion: KitSplit LaunchesMentorship Program to Get Women Into Film

Fstoppers   Friday October 19, 2018

Women represent only eight percent of writers, 10 percent of directors, two percent of cinematographers, 24 percent of producers, and 14 percent of editors, according to Women and Hollywood. Fstoppers reports that peer-to-peer camera gear rental platform KitSplit is looking to change that through a new program bringing together current KitSplit members volunteering their time to mentor women in film. KitSplit is now accepting applications from women who would like to be mentored by some of the film industry's finest female directors, cinematographers, writers, businesswomen.   Read the full Story >>

Let's Continue the Conversation ...

Facebook   Tuesday August 14, 2018

Please contact me (button at top) to let me know about any books, shows, or projects you’ve got going. Also visit the Pro Photo Daily Facebook page, if you haven't already. If you "Like" us you'll get updates of stories that don't make the Daily and shared stories from others. And of course we hope you will give us your opinions on some of the issues we address. You can find an archive of Pro Photo Daily posts at and a look at the best of some of our posts on our monthly Flipboard. Follow me on Twitter @davidschonauer.   Read the full Story >>

Trending: Two Babies and Two Powerful Pictures of Life

By David Schonauer   Thursday October 18, 2018

How many pictures do you look at each day? How many make you wonder about the beauty and fragility of life? Consider New Zealand-based photographer Sarah Simmons's photograph of a newborn named Tiger. His twin, named Johnny, had died in utero, but Tiger's mother wanted to go ahead with the portrait session she'd booked with Simmons. The photographer shot Tiger wrapped ...   Read the full Story >>

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