Sep 12 • 2nd Mon • 7-8 pm • Free and open to all RSVP preferred
Photography Lecture: Joanna B Pinneo, Internationally acclaimed National Geographic photographer
Topics include: becoming a National Geographic photographer, some of the challenges and expectations, nuts and bolts of assignments, telling the story, and some hair raising experiences.
Joanna will talk about her experiences working for National Geographic Magazine, sharing behind the scenes stories about favorite images, and the people she met along the way. While traveling across the Sahara in a camel caravan, in the arctic looking for polar bears, and visiting a nomadic clan near Timbuktu; Joanna met extraordinary people that welcomed her into their lives. In her 36 year career as a photojournalist Joanna has worked in 66 countries covering stories on European Immigration, Climate Change and the Canadian Arctic among others.
Joanna B. Pinneo is a freelance photojournalist whose work has taken her to 66 countries from Tierra de Fuego in the south to Grise Fiord in the Arctic Circle. Joanna has covered immigration, global climate change, land disputes, ancient African trade routes and native peoples worldwide. Her work has been published in National Geographic, New York Times, Smithsonian, Time, St Petersburg Times and Geo among others. Joanna was nominated for a Pulitzer, won an Alfred Eisenstadt award, and featured in National Geographic’s 50 best photographs.
Her story on the Palestinians for National Geographic won a 1st Place Magazine Feature award in the Washington Journalism Review. Joanna’s work has appeared in book collections including Women In the Material World, America at Home and Proud Nations. Joanna received a NPPA/Nikon Documentary Sabbatical Grant for her project exploring girls’ coming of age in America. Joanna is a member of Ripple Effect Images, a collective of photographers who document the lives of women in developing countries especially as they combat the impact of climate change. In April Joanna was named a Ted Scripps Fellow for 2016-2017. Joanna lives in Boulder, Colorado.
Join us for this opportunity. Free and open to all.
8 pm Image Review
Bring 3-4 images • USB thumb drive • 1200 dpi long side
• Victor Milky Way Shoot images
• Images for critique