Behind the scenes with Alice Driver

by Madiha Kark MEXICO CITY — Meet one of the students at Foundry this year, Alice Driver. Dr. Alice Driver is a long-form journalist and an international speaker who focuses on human rights, gender equality, and migration in Latin America. She has received numerous prestigious fellowships and her work has been published in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Read more about Behind the scenes with Alice Driver[…]

Day 3: Diving into the life of strangers

by Madiha Kark MEXICO CITY — When one looks at projects of renowned photojournalists, it’s easy to assume that all photojournalists have brilliant minds that form amazing ideas. It’s easy to assume that they don’t have any difficulty getting access or talking to strangers or that they don’t have to work hard at their skill Read more about Day 3: Diving into the life of strangers[…]

Day 2: Finding the subject and story

by Madiha Kark MEXICO CITY — When it comes to producing content for any creative field, be it writing, photography, film or multimedia, we question ourselves. We question our skill level, our authenticity and our ability to create an impact. We ask, “What am I adding to the conversation that hasn’t already been said?” We Read more about Day 2: Finding the subject and story[…]

Day 1 : The story begins…

by Madiha Kark MEXICO CITY — On a slightly chilly Sunday afternoon, inside the patio of Universidad de la Comunicación, about a 100 students waited to register for the 10th annual Foundry Photojournalism Workshop. Students from as far as Colombia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Argentina, the United States and all over Mexico mingled over warm coffees, Read more about Day 1 : The story begins…[…]

It’s a BIG ONE! Ten years of Foundry Photojournalism Workshops!

Mexico City, July 23 – As instructors, staff and students arrive in Mexico City, the reality is setting in that it’s been almost a decade since Foundry held its first workshop, also here in Mexico City. Since then the workshop, true to the vision of its founder, Eric Beecroft, has moved around the world to Read more about It’s a BIG ONE! Ten years of Foundry Photojournalism Workshops![…]

Announcing Foundry 2017 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations and felicidades to our full tuition scholarship winners for this year’s Foundry Mexico City workshop. The winners are Danielle Villasana (USA), Tamara Merino (Chile), and Enrique Rashide Serrato Frias (Mexico). Here is an image from Villasana’s winning portfolio entry: Here is an image from Merino’s winning portfolio entry: Here is an image from Frias’s winning portfolio Read more about Announcing Foundry 2017 Scholarship Winners[…]

2016 Scholarship Winners Announced

Congratulations to the 2016 FPW Scholarship Winners: João Castellano, Brazil Christena Dowsett, USA Nariman El-Mofty, Egypt Kiana Hayeri, Canada/Iran Shiraaz Mohamed, South Africa Younes Mohammad, Iraq Kevin Ouma, Kenya Ray Ochieng Olewe, Kenya Jonathan Rashad, Egypt Rahul Shah, India We hope to see all of you in Cape Town in July! Scholarship entries were judged Read more about 2016 Scholarship Winners Announced[…]

Scholarships Applications Open!

Are you dying to go to Foundry Photojournalism Workshop in Cape Town, South Africa this year but worried about being able to afford it? Foundry offers about 10 tuition-waiver scholarships that will reduce the entire fee of the workshop. If a student has paid the tuition fee and wins a scholarship, he/she will be refunded the tuition. You have until April 3, 2016 to apply.

January Sale – Foundry Cape Town 2016

Save $100 or $50 from the price of Foundry Photojournalism Workshop in Cape Town, South Africa. Throughout January 2016, you can take off $100.00 USD (or $50.00 if you are from the local/regional list; see below) * Local/regional students must be someone whose country of origin/birthplace is on the African continent. Also included are people whose Read more about January Sale – Foundry Cape Town 2016[…]

A Student’s Post-Mortem on Foundry’s Bali Workshop

Washington, DC, August 31, 2015.  Now that the 2015 workshop is over, many participants are suffering withdrawal pains.  The intense work, the easy access to instructors and teaching assistants, and the closeness of other committed photographer participants are gone, and the realities of real life have returned.  Back home in Singapore, Kuala Lampur, Mumbai,  Melbourne Read more about A Student’s Post-Mortem on Foundry’s Bali Workshop[…]