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Photography is medicine: Rich Allela on changing the world through the lens

Richard Allela, 29, is changing the world through his passion. He tells Annie Awuor more about it. I am a photographer and filmmaker at Rich Studios Africa. I love telling stories that spark curiosity, inspire people and shift perspectives. I have a wide range of knowledge in feature films, documentaries and commercial photography. I strongly believe that stories come from collaboration and understanding.

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How To Use Two Monitors In Lightroom

We’ve already looked at how to use Grid View and Loupe View in other tutorials, and this week I’d like to show you how to expand your options using Lightroom with two monitors. These are the most common two monitor setups that photographers have: Two large monitors of near equal size.

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Do Photojournalism Contests Glamorize Pain and Suffering?

World Press Photo released the short list of finalists in advance of naming the winners to their annual contest. The photos are remarkable for their composition, exposure and intimacy. But judging by the subject matter one might surmise that we’re living in a hellish dystopia, or that the jury believes pain and suffering is the most valid form of photojournalism.

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Starving Babies, Molotov Cocktails and Death Threats: One Photojournalist’s Venezuelan Reality

Meridith Kohut, an American photographer who frequently freelances for The Times, feels “a moral obligation to stay” and bear witness to the horrors of Venezuela’s economic collapse. This month Meridith, 35, was one of four female journalists around the world to be honored by the International Women’s Media Foundation with a Courage in Journalism Award.

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