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Links for Commercial Drone Operations Information
08/28/2016 // New FAA rules go into effect on August 29 governing the commercial use of small unmanned aircraft, commonly called drones. This will make it easier for many businesses, including news media, to capture aerial images with these small, remote...
Photographers' Access Easier in the 1960s
08/28/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzThe 1960s was a decade of protests, civil unrest and British rock bands. It was simpler times for people living day-to-day and for photojournalists it was one of the better times to be on the job.Stanley Forman, a 1980 Joseph A....
Choosing Film in a Digital Age
08/28/2016 // By Katelyn UmholtzPhotographers have been living in a digital world for quite some time, but for some journalists, getting out their old film cameras can serve as a nostalgic personal project or can even be published work.For a year now, Chip...
"Raising Zay" Telling the Story of Transgender Children
08/27/2016 // By Tom BurtonMeg Vogel was near the back of the crowd when she heard her. A crowd of about 600 had been standing in the rain in late December at Kings High School in Warren County, Ohio. A memorial service was being held for Leelah Alcorn, a...
Webinar Video on Small Claims Court Legislation
08/25/2016 // You can watch a video replay of a free webinar on proposed legislation to create a simplified alternative to the federal court system for copyright infringements under $30,000. Presented by the Graphics Artists Guild, experts outline the benefits...
NPPF Changes Scholarship Application Rules, Deadlines are Earlier
08/25/2016 // ATHENS, GA (August 25, 16) - The National Press Photographers Foundation (NPPF.ORG) is making major changes to its annual scholarship program.  “New rules and application procedures for the NPPF scholarship competition are now closely aligned with...
Phil Sturholm of Seattle's KING-TV Remembered as a Photojournalism Legend
08/24/2016 // by Matt MrozinskiFormer KING-TV chief photographer and executive producer Phil Sturholm passed away at home Tuesday night, August 23.  We reached out to several of his colleagues and friends this morning, and they are heartbroken. Sturholm was set...
#WIVJ16, The Social Media Action From Women in Visual Journalism
08/20/2016 // The Women in Visual Journalism Conference in Denver on Aug 19-20, 2016 had a full roster of speakers that inspired a active roster of social media posts through the weekend. Here is a sampling of those comments:On being a strong woman in a newsroom...
Personal Projects Are Driven By Passion
08/20/2016 // By Katelyn Umholtz From Mary Ellen Mark to David Burnett, personal projects have long been an important part of a visual journalist’s career. They can start off as something small, putting time in when one isn’t on the clock. They can also turn into...
Storytelling with Drones; Tips From Journalists
08/16/2016 // By Tom Burton  Eric Seals wanted to use a quadcopter in September of 2013 for a long-term project he was working on about shipwrecks in the Great Lakes. He felt that a flying drone would help him get cinematic-quality video of the dive boats out on...

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