For my final project, my photojournalisum class and I had to create a multi media storytelling project for Sunshine communities. Sunshine communities is a place where men, women, and children with developmental disabilities, offering residential, vocational and clinical support as well as therapeutic and recreational programs. While at sunshine I got a tour of the buildings and got to witness the numerous vocational programs. My … Continue reading Sunshine communities: Creating a Podcast.
The First time I met Dr. Dennis Cole was in the middle of the hallway at my college. I remember It was a rainy day out, and I saw a man come in the college building but couldn’t see his face because his umbrella was covering it. I notice that the umbrella had the Pink Floyd dark side of the moon triangle on it. I … Continue reading Dark Side of the Moon: An interview with Pink Floyd Super Fan Dr. Dennis J Cole
My experience of the A5 assignment in my photojournalist class was challenging yet rewarding for a number of reasons. First let me break down what I learned what it means to be a photojournalist. Asking, running, making plans, having plans canceled, making more plans, showing up late to an event, crying, stressing, making plans AGAIN, more running, people looking at you weird, and lots of … Continue reading What it feels to walk in the shoes of a Photojournalist
Everyone has a camera in their pocket ready to capture any moment at anytime. This camera in the pockets of civilians gives the power to believe that they are professional photographers. I myself was one of them, however, this belief was changed when I enrolled into a photojournalist class. In the first week of class I learned two important lessons. Number 1: Having a camera … Continue reading Going Professional.
In today’s world, the press is considered to be the enemy of the public. It can be labeled as liars, manipulators and fake news. We see the press getting crucified for doing their jobs, reporting the news and informing the public. The hate of the press even goes to the extreme. Photojournalists are getting harassed by the public and even thrown in jail by police. … Continue reading Press rights are your citizens rights