Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Photo Editing Katrina

For those of us who work primarily as photographers, a talented photo editor can make or break our stories. Either we marvel at the spread of photos laid out on a newspaper or magazine or we cry bitter tears of disappointment. We then staple a picture of the the errant photo editor on a dart board.

Only joking.

Some say that photo editing is a highly intuitive art...a " talent thing" that can't be taught. Could be. Most definitely it IS a subjective process, no matter what anybody tells you.

This last September Kenny Irby, invited picture editors to offer some observations about Hurricane Katrina coverage. Here's what they said. Best Practices: Images of Disaster and How They Were Captured

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