Wandering The Streets of Italy Why You Should Ditch Your Travel Agenda And Just Walk Photographs © Todd Bigelow/Contact Press Images. All photos available in color.   The first thing…

Looking Back At A Year of Virtual Learning A Visual Journal Of Two Kids In Virtual School Photography by Todd Bigelow/Contact Press Images When Covid-19 resulted in schools being shuttered…

My Life Under The Coronavirus Lockdown

My Life Under The Coronavirus Lockdown

  Life Under The Coronavirus Lockdown: A Neighborhood Portrait   Published by NBC News For An Updated Version Of This Story, Please See “One Year, One Pandemic, One Community” As…

Life On The Other Side Of The Stage

Life On The Other Side Of The Stage

  Graduation season is here which means that student photographers across the country are donning their well earned caps and gowns, strolling across the stage and entering a brand new…

How Does Apple News+ Impact Photographers?

How Does Apple News+ Impact Photographers?

Allowing for unlimited use “in original context” permits publications to openly seek and engage in new distribution platforms like Apple News+. It also allows for the photographer to retain the opportunity to earn a little bit of licensing revenue for additional use of the photographs at a time when expansive use is growing along with new platforms. In other words, it’s a fair compromise and one that every photographer should seek.

3 Reasons Why You Face Pushback On Your Fees

3 Reasons Why You Face Pushback On Your Fees

  It’s with mixed emotions that I throw my laptop bag into the back seat, grab a coffee and head down the 405 to start each workshop. On the one…

Supplemental Training For Student Journalists

Supplemental Training For Student Journalists

While reading about Poynter awarding supplemental educational support to universities, this short paragraph just jumped out at me: “Perhaps the biggest takeaway was the persistent and growing demand for supplemental…

New Americans: The Surge in Citizenship

New Americans: The Surge in Citizenship

  It’s widely reported and known that immigrant and minority communities are playing an increasingly important role in the election process and never more so than in recent years. With…

I Wish More Photographers Were Like Prince

I Wish More Photographers Were Like Prince

The passing of Prince last week gave the world pause to consider the nearly peerless artistic success and untimely death of an iconic musician. He was renowned for his ability…

Let Us See Who Is The Strongest

Let Us See Who Is The Strongest

“When you have a conflict, that means that there are truths that have to be addressed on each side of the conflict. And when you have a conflict, then it’s…