Final day is a blur, but NPPA lawyer talks about drones and media
The day started with a fire alarm, what is worse for firefighters than showing up to a hotel filled with news photographers?
The lecture series, including Smiley Pool from the Dallas Morning News talking about covering the day the police department was ambushed during a BLM rally, on July 7, 2016, Micah Xavier Johnson ambushed a group of police officers, killing five officers and injuring nine others.
Then back to the portfolio room, NC represented! – Jill Knight
My job at the Northern Short Course – Portfolio Reviews. This year I had 26 reviewers doing 20 minute slots for 2 night. That is 312 portfolio reviews by photographers and editors from National Geographic, the AP, Washington Post, New York Times, ESPN Magazine, Dallas Morning News, and so so many more!
Lisa Krantz from the San Antonio Express-News ends her talk with a quote from Hector on her 4 year project “A Life Apart: The Toll of Obesity” – the pictures I had seen before, but her presentation had her multimedia and his voice, even more powerful!
Staff photo attempt #2 – Michelle is were she belongs!
Northern Short Course Disco Room staff photo.
Portfolio Reviews Night #2 – 27 Reviewers did 6 20 minute sessions.
My student Caitlin has her portfolio looked over by Louie Palu – who had flown back from covering the conflict in the Ukrainian conflict to be at the NSC.
On the New Jersey transit train on my way to the Northern Short Course. I will say, what a great mass transit system: the cars were super clean, plenty of employees at stations to answer questions and even the conductors were nice and I some how ended up on a “quiet car” – no talking between friends or cell calls…. very pleasant ride!
My new job with the Northern Short Course is portfolio reviews, I find editors and photographers willing to volunteer to look at other photographers work…
Folks like Eli Reed from Magnum freely donate their time to helping young and veteran photographers grow. Eli’s Bio