Foundry Photojournalism Workshops happens primarily because of two things: one is the hard work of the all-volunteer staff and teaching faculty, and the other is our empowering partnership with PhotoWings.
PhotoWings’ mission is:
“to highlight and help facilitate the power of photography to influence the world. We help photography to be better understood, created, utilized, seen, and saved.”
PhotoWings partners and gives grants to some of the world’s most prestigious photography organizations, events, and projects, including:
- The Aftermath Project
- The Alexia Foundation
- Ashoka and Ashoka U
- Blue Earth Alliance
- Eddie Adams Workshop
- International League of Conservation Photographers
- LOOK3 Photography Festival
- Ron Haviv’s The Lost Rolls project
- Smithsonian Photographic Initiative Click! Photography Changes Everything.
Many of Foundry’s instructors have been interviewed and discussed photography topics ranging from critical thinking to empathy to visual literacy. You can see all of these interviews at PhotoWings’ Foundry Photojournalism Workshop page.
PhotoWings sat down with six of the esteemed instructors at the 2014 Foundry Photojournalism Workshop and asked them a simple question: What is it about photography that you find so powerful and important?
Longtime National Geographic photojournalist John Stanmeyer shares the poignant story behind his World Press Photo of the Year winning image, “Signal.”
Acclaimed photographer and journalist Maggie Steber shares a poignant Q&A session with Claire Rosen at the Foundry Photojournalism Workshop, then shared stories and photos from her career and body of work in a presentation titled “The Secret Garden”.
PhotoWings spent the day with award-winning photojournalist and Harvard Nieman Fellow Andrea Bruce
Prior to teaching at the 2014 Foundry Photojournalism Workshop in Antigua, Guatemala, award-winning reportage photographer James Whitlow Delano spent a day researching and documenting the lives and experiences of nearby village Santa Maria de Jesus.
Award-winning photojournalist Ron Haviv sat down with PhotoWings at the 2015 Foundry Photojournalism Workshop in Bali to discuss his very personal stories and circumstances surrounding these images.
See more video interviews of our esteemed instructors by PhotoWings, including organized by year
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