Wayne Miller

Wayne Miller is the president of the Redwood Region conservation Council and a former photojournalist. He freelanced for Life, Fortune, Ladies’ Home Journal, Colliers and Ebony. He won two consecutive Guggenheim Fellowships from 1946-1948 to photograph African-=Americans in the northern states. Miller has taught photography at the Institute of Design in Chicago and has been … Continued

Susan Meiselas

Susan Meiselas is world-renowned for her work at Magnum Photos. She has been on staff there since 1976, and her coverage of hostilities in Central America during the insurrections have been widely published throughout the world. Articles include those from The New York Times Magazine, the London Sunday Times, Time and Paris Match. In 1979, … Continued

Reza Deghati

Reza Deghati, who only uses “Reza” as his name, is one of the best-known photojournalists in the world. He moved in 1981 from his native Iran to Paris, France, where he is still living today. Reza has used photographs as a weapon to fight injustice. He has been working for National Geographic magazine since 1991, … Continued

Peter Magubane

Peter Magubane’s compelling photographs of black resistance and white oppression in his native South Africa earned him a position as a staff member at the Drum in 1956. He worked for Rand Daily in 1980 and began freelancing for Time magazine in 1978. Showing the world vivid photographs of how native South Africans were being … Continued

Mario Garcia

Mario R. Garcia, CEO and founder of Garcia Media, helps media houses worldwide to rethink their products to survive and thrive in a multiplatform world. With more than 40 years of design and teaching experience, Garcia has been a consultant to more than 560 newspapers, magazines, websites and tablets worldwide. These include The Wall Street … Continued

Margaret Steber

Margaret Steber is an internationally-known documentary photographer and former assistant managing editor for photography and features at The Miami Herald. Under Steber’s guidance, the paper was twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in feature photography and the paper won a Pulitzer for its photographic and reporting coverage of the Elian Gonzalez story in 2002. … Continued

James Balog

For nearly 30 years James Balog has transcended the traditional conventions of nature photography. As founder and director of the Extreme Ice Survey (EIS), Balog is taking a monumental look at the impact climate change is having on the world’s glacial landscapes. Shocked by the changes he saw while shooting a June 2007 National Geographic … Continued

Howard Chapnick

For the past 50 years, Chapnick has been the driving force behind Black Star, one of the most respected international photographic agencies. From 1964 until recently he served as Black Star’s president. Chapnick has been a regular member of the Missouri Photo Workshop and a very strong supporter of the Pictures of the Year awards. … Continued