World Press Photo and PROOF invite professional photographers worldwide to apply for their ‘Making an Impact with Visual Storytelling’ course. The workshop, which takes place in New York from 18-20 June, will focus on photography as an advocacy tool, and on how to make compelling visual stories, while successfully maintaining a balance between the aims of advocacy and journalistic ethics.
As the market for visual journalism in the editorial world continues to decline, photographers have to find creative new ways of engaging an audience. New opportunities are emerging for collaboration with NGOs and advocacy groups. World Press Photo has a long track record in training photographers in practical photojournalistic skills. Now World Press Photo is joining forces with PROOF: Media for Social Justice to explore newly emerging opportunities, and what they mean for professionals.
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