Learn from the Masters

Helen M. Stummer, Social Documentary Photographer

Helen M. Stummer is an intrepid photographer who spent over 30 years documenting one of Newark's toughest neighborhoods. Her memoir, "Risking Life and Lens: A Photographic Memoir" (2017) is available from Temple University Press. Winner of the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Emmy for Arts Program Feature. Produced by Susan Wallner, Narrated by Dan Gordon, Videography by Joe Conlon.

The jury on the six nominees for the World Press Photo of the Year

The 2018 World Press Photo Contest general jury - Magdalena Herrera (chair), Thomas Borberg, Marcelo Brodsky, Jérôme Huffer, Whitney C. Johnson, Bulent Kiliç, and Eman Mohammed - explain the selection of the six nominees for the World Press Photo of the Year. The winner will be announced at the Awards Show in Amsterdam on 12 April 2018.

Quote of the day

© Cecil Beaton

© Cecil Beaton

Be daring,
Be different,
Be impractical,
Be anything that will assert
integrity of purpose and
imaginative vision
the play-it-safers,
the creatures of the commonplace,
the slave of the ordinary.
— Cecil Beaton