Doug Mills w/ New Administration

The shift in power hasn’t changed Doug Mills’ sense of humor. His photo on A1 of today’s Times illuminates everything (well, maybe not everything) that’s wrong w/ photojournalism, yet the fact that Mills made the picture, and the Times chose it for A1, shows there’s still some hope left. © Doug Mills More Doug Mills … Continue reading Doug Mills w/ New Administration

Why Press Photography of the Presidential Primaries Lacks, as a List

* Wasted access. I watched a press photographer spend two minutes photographing Barack Obama during his election-eve rally in Columbia, and the next 30 minutes wirelessly filing those pictures from his laptop while sitting in the photographer’s pit directly to the right of the stage. It’s kind of like having a front-row ticket to Led … Continue reading Why Press Photography of the Presidential Primaries Lacks, as a List