Thursday, October 13, 2011

Decisive Moments: Eddie Adams Workshop XXIV

 
Photo Courtesy of the Eddie Adams Workshop


Must read on Getty Images Blog: A first-time visitor to the Eddie Adams Workshop shares his experience - encouraging, honoring photojournalists.


"For me, it all clicked while listening to renowned photojournalist Bill Eppridge give a presentation about “decisive moments.”

Sitting at the back of an old barn with a few hundred people — seasoned photojournalists, editors, staff and students – I realized that the second I stepped out of my car and into the warm sunlight of rural Jeffersonville, NY earlier that day, I had walked into one.

Now in its 24th year, the Eddie Adams Workshop is an intense four-day, tuition-free gathering of top photography professionals, along with 100 carefully selected students from all over the globe, chosen based on the merit of their portfolios. It’s the brainchild of Adams himself, the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist who covered 13 wars and some of the most celebrated people in the world, but wanted his legacy to be greater than the work he created from behind the lens."

Full article here.

Related: Monroe Gallery of Photography, 112 Don Gaspar, is honored to welcome Bill Eppridge, recipient of the 2011 Lucie Award for Achievement in Photojournalism, to Santa Fe for a gallery discussion of his work. The discussion takes place on Friday, November 4, from 5 to 7 PM.

More information here.