Beto Ruiz Alonso - Oldest School
I bought my first SLR when I was 19 years old. It was a Pentax K1000 and I spent every cent of my savings on it. I remember holding it for the first time and thinking “you just spent everything you had on this, better make something out of it”. The next morning I was up early and saw this amazing sunrise, the sky was full of small clouds and it looked epic (I’m bummed that I...
Assignment: Headlines Assigner: Brad Wenner Description: Today’s newspapers are full of issues that are not easily photographed. Mortgage backed securities, collateralized debt obligations, robosigning, the European debt crisis, SOPA, and interest rates. How can photography be used to communicate what’s happening in a world where current events are becoming increasingly abstract?