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Replay: Photography for Writers with Amber Bracken

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Missed our spring session on photojournalism? Purchase a Replay and get unlimited streams of this class, plus a handy tip-sheet to guide you through your next assignment.

Photography is an incredibly valuable skill for the toolkit of any journalist or creative nonfiction writer. Winner of a 2017 World Press Photo award, Amber Bracken takes you through the ABC’s of photography. Through instruction and hands-on exercises, you’ll get new insight into composition, colour, and light, plus a simplified approach for crafting more beautiful and meaningful images. Find out how concepts you already know as a writer — like draft, structure, active vs passive, reading, and grammar — apply to photography and improve the visual language of reporting.


This is not a live seminar. Purchase includes: password to access recorded webinar and a tip-sheet from the author to guide you through future projects.

Date: Apr. 12/21
Amber Bracken
Length: 1hr 40 min.
Closed Captioning: Yes (A.I. generated, subject to error)
Attachment: Photojournalism tip-sheet with access information for recorded tutorial

About the instructor: Amber Bracken is an independent documentary photographer who has worked with National Geographic, ESPN, and The New York Times. Her images have been recognized by the World Press, The Marty Forscher Fellowship and the International Center of Photography, which award her the 2018 Infinity Award for Documentary and Photojournalism. Amber has built relationships in North American Indigenous communities through her special focus on stories about de-colonization.