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Questions with an Educator

Questions with an Educator is the newest Strictly Business category. It was created to capture the incredible depth of knowledge, experience and talent that our Educator members bring to their students, the ASMP community, and the greater photography industry at large.

Questions with an Educator: Rick English

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Rick English. Rick is a Georgia-based photographer and professor at the Savannah College of Art and Design. He has had a very successful career in photography and has also expanded to video and book publication. Here, Rick describes his teaching style, how he incorporated video into his business, and a bit about his documentary, “Preventing Genocide.” We asked: How do you engage your students? How would you describe…

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Questions with an Educator: William Snyder

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features William Snyder. William is a four-time Pulitzer Prize winning photographer and editor who has also spent the last 18 years as The Who’s official photographer. He is now the Director of the Photojournalism Program at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), where he went to school himself. He has had great success working in newspaper, as a freelance photographer, and also just recently released his first book, Join…

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Questions with an Educator: Kim Komenich

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Kim Komenich. Kim is an Associate Professor and head of the photojournalism sequence at San Francisco State University. He has had, and continues to have a very successful career in photojournalism; even winning a Pulitzer Prize in 1987. He now shares his extensive career experience with his students and works to help them navigate the rapidly changing photojournalism industry. Here he details his prize winning project, his path…

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Questions with an Educator: Arno Rafael Minkkinen

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Arno Rafael Minkkinen. Working with the body in natural and urban landscapes—without assistants and without manipulation—Arno Rafael Minkkinen’s self-portraiture stands as one of the genre’s longest, nonstop continuities in the history of photography. He was born in 1945 in Helsinki, Finland, coming to Brooklyn, New York, through Ellis Island with his family as a six-year-old in 1951. With a BA in English from Wagner College on Staten Island,…

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Questions with an Educator: Ron Tarver

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Ron Tarver. Ron is the Visiting Assistant Professor of Art at Swarthmore College, as well as a Pulitzer Prize winning photographer for his work documenting school violence in the Philadelphia public school system. He is a seasoned photojournalist who spent 32 years at the Philadelphia Inquirer and has also been recognized for his work in the field of fine art photography. Here, Ron details his Pulitzer Prize winning project, how…

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Questions with an Educator: Koci Hernandez

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Koci Hernandez. Koci is a widely recognized photographer and educator who holds the position of Assistant Professor at UC Berkley. He has received countless accolades for his education skills and has completed truly captivating photography projects. He has also published a book titled, “The Principles of Multimedia Journalism: Packaging Digital News.” Here, Koci tells us a bit about his California Youth Prison Systems Project, explains what it took to…

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Questions with an Educator: Susan kae Grant

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Susan kae Grant. Susan kae Grant is an inventive and influential artist, educator, curator and early proponent of photographic book arts. Her innovative studio practice and distinct personal vision represent one of the medium’s more sustained and recognizable contributions to fabricated photography and book art. She has lectured and exhibited her work throughout the United States and internationally. Public collections representing her photographs and book-works include George Eastman Museum; J. Paul Getty Museum; Minneapolis Institute of Art; Tokyo Photographic Museum; Victoria & Albert National Art Library;…

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Questions with an Educator: Patti Hallock

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Patti Hallock. Patti is a Colorado-based fine art photographer, as well as a professor of photography at the University of Colorado at Denver. Work from her project, “The West is Here,” was exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver, CO. Not only does she excel in photography, but she has also developed an app for artists. Here, Patti details what this app is used for, what led her…

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Questions with an Educator: Beth Green

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Beth Green. Beth is a New York-based, fine arts photographer, who was one of the first women to cross the threshold into shooting sports photography. She has been an advocate for female photojournalists throughout her career, and she has seen the differentiation between male and female photographers fade. She also spent time as a photo editor for Newsweek before opening Beth Green Studios in 1989. Here, she details how her career led…

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Questions with an Educator: Nate Larson

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This week’s Questions with an Educator features Nate Larson. Nate is a Baltimore-based photographer and educator at the Maryland Institute College of Art. His more recent work explores the linkage between human experience and the particular location where the event occurred. His work is exhibited both nationally and internationally and is included in collections such as High Museum Atlanta, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and many more. Here, Nate outlines his recent projects, “Geolocation” and “Centroid…

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