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© Marc Pagani

What Does it Cost: To Study, Live and Work in New Orleans?

May 05, 2015 -  Established by French colonists in the early 1700s, New Orleans, Louisiana (NOLA), is still strongly influenced by European culture. This major port city is well known for its diverse and multilingual heritage. As the birthplace of jazz, NOLA is famous for its lively music, rich cuisine and many celebrations and festivals, all of which make it a great place to let the good times roll. More »

© Tamara Lackey

One to Watch: Beautiful Together

May 01, 2015 - Nikon Ambassador Tamara Lackey's Heartfelt Journey from Family Portraiture to Philanthropy More »

© Mike Davis

Special Report: A Family of Schools

May 01, 2015 - The “Family. Life.” Project Engages a Global Student Audience More »

© Joshua Irwandi, www.joshuairwandi.com

Storytellers: Not a Blank Canvas

April 13, 2015 - Joshua Irwandi Paints a Complex Picture of the People and Culture of Asmat

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© Jay Maisel

Its A Living: King of the Castle

April 10, 2015 - Jay Maisel Weighs In on How to Make a Photographic Life

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© Kristine Bosworth

Step X Step: Nikon Pros Offer Practical Advice from the Field

April 08, 2015 - Last fall, an exclusive panel discussion with Nikon Ambassadors Dixie Dixon and Lucas Gilman and Nikon photographer Steve Simon had New York’s Jacob Javits Center abuzz with creative inspiration and business advice. These three diverse photographers shared candid opinions and expert guidance on what students need to know to jump-start their photo-industry career. After this free, Nikon-sponsored event, attendees gathered at the stage for one-on-one discussions with the speakers and networked over a catered reception while viewing a curated slideshow of the panelists’ favorite images. Those in attendance walked away fired up to put the combined advice into practice in their own growing careers.
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© Steven St. John

Star Teacher: The Empowering Wisdom of Mary Virginia Swanson

April 06, 2015 -  Advocating with Inspiration: The Empowering Wisdom of Mary Virginia Swanson More »

© Mohammad Husien

Project X: Start Local, Go Global

April 06, 2015 - An International Community Emerges from the Universal Theme of Family  More »

© Dorothea Lange, 1936

Out of the Past: Dorothea Lange

April 03, 2015 - Dorothea Lange


Seen and Unseen

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© Ron Magill

Nikon Advertorial: Eyes on Nature

March 31, 2015 - Nikon Ambassador Ron Magill Uses Nikon Gear to Preserve the Natural World More »

Headshot © David Lindner

Is It Legal? Privacy Rights When Photographing Subjects Without Their Consent

March 25, 2015 - Q: I photograph city dwellers from the windows of neighboring apartments. Many of these pictures are published on my Web site and have been exhibited in a photo gallery. A family pictured in my images saw this show and is threatening to sue me. What legal rights do I have to display and sell these prints? More »

© Tori Sutton

Photo Gigs: Adam Dixon

March 20, 2015 -  Q&A with Adam Dixon developer of Cage Manager software for the Appalachian State University (ASU) technology department, Boone, North Carolina


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© Kristina Varaksina

Business Smarts: Working the Crowd

March 16, 2015 -  Dos and Don’ts for Presenting at a Portfolio Walk

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© Chris Janjic

Inside Selection: Chris Janjic, Arianna / Medicinal

March 14, 2015 -  Chris Janjic, a 2014 graduate of Syracuse University, talks about his photo projects, his college coursework and his current job assisting renowned photographer and fellow Syracuse alumnus Stephen Wilkes. More »

© Sky Bergman

Star Teacher: The Sky is the Limit

October 31, 2014 -  Sky Bergman as a Change Agent for Creative Work More »


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