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Maggie Steber has had a long career in photography as a National Geographic photographer, photography editor and teacher, and she is one of our most respected and loved members. She is a “photographer’s photographer.” She has covered many subjects over the years, including long projects on Haiti and her mother’s struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Why this is important:
In this video Maggie discusses her personal thoughts about what photography means and its place in the world.
How you can use this:
It’s a way of thinking and discussing the power of photography, both in the world and your own life. It’s about legacy as well.
Ron Haviv is one of our most respected photojournalists and leading voices in photography. He is also a co-founder of a top-tier photography agency, VII Photo. Ron is also a sought after, generous, and gifted teacher. It’s possible to take workshops from him
Why it’s important:
Ron has had a long and storied career as a photojournalist. He’s seen and done a lot. He cares about his subject matter and the future of photojournalism. In this video, he discusses his own career evolution, the power of photography, and how one of his own photographs made history.
How you can use this information:
You can think about his words, how someone like him evolves, and the power any given photograph can have on the world.