Northwest Scholastic Press

Now accepting applications for the Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop

Now accepting applications for the Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop
February 20, 2015

Workshop application: High School Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop Open to all Northwest Scholastic Press high and middle school photographers, the workshop includes a morning  session on...

Navigate your way to great stories and photos with story planners

Navigate your way to great stories and photos with story planners
Learn how to plan, gather and structure a story for your newspaper, yearbook, website or newscast using a story planner for your photos and stories.
March 26, 2014

By Rob Melton It's all about the story, whether in words or photos. The trick is learning how to plan, gather and structure a story for your newspaper, yearbook, website or newscast. The purpose of...

Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop this Saturday in Portland

Dive Into Digital Photojournalism Workshop this Saturday in Portland
March 13, 2014

Open to all Northwest Scholastic Press high and middle school photographers, the workshop includes a morning session on digital photography, an afternoon "city assignment," and an award ceremony. Students...

Free photojournalism workshop presented by The Oregonian, UO Turnbull Center, SOJC set for Oct. 17

October 7, 2012

Randy Cox, former senior editor for visuals at The Oregonian and a nationally known graphics, design, and photography expert, explores the continuing importance of still photographs in multimedia storytelling...

Follow these simple techniques to write the perfect caption every time to intrigue, inform readers

A supercell thunderstorm rolls across the Montana prairie at sunset. (Photo and caption by Sean Heavey)
Readers look at a photograph first, then the caption under the photo. If the caption intrigues them by providing context and background information, readers will look back at the photograph and see something new. It's called the loop, and their next stop is the story.
September 30, 2012

By Rob Melton Notice what you just did? You looked at the featured photo, then you looked under the photo  for the words to help you understand what you just viewed. Then you looked back at the...

2012 Jostens Student Photo Contest Winners

May 7, 2012

GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Elizabeth Yee, Horizon High School, Scottsdale, AZ [Lisa Baker, adviser]. This photo and almost 90 other winning images are displayed in a flipbook of the 2012 Jostens Photo Contest...

Famous photographers pose with their most famous photos in new book

January 21, 2012

The Tank Man of Tienanmen Square. Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in victory. The portrait of the Afghan Girl on the cover of National Geographic. Many of us can automatically recall these photos...

Eugene Smith’s photo essays powerful, intimate

January 10, 2012

For Eugene Smith's 1948 feature "Country Doctor" -- republished here, in its entirety, for the first time online, with all of the photos and -- LIFE magazine photographer W. Eugene Smith spent 23 days...

The story behind the photo that went viral from Occupy Portland

November 18, 2011

A police officer deployed pepper spray at Southwest Yamhill Street, between the JP Morgan Chase bank and Pioneer Courthouse Square. The photo was taken from the southeast corner of the square, looking...

Witness to History: The photographers of 9/11

September 25, 2011

Witness To History: The photographers of 911 The story of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York, in the words and images of photographers working that day.

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