This is a short newsletter on what's been happening over the past few weeks on OPEN-i. We'll be sending you a note about these updates every two weeks to help you keep in touch.
260 Members have joined OPEN-i since it launched a month ago!
Photographers, editors, educators and others involved in photojournalism have joined us from all over the world and we are excited at the potential for the network. You can search the member database by specific categories by clicking on Advanced Search
on the Members page.
OPEN'i's first webinar on image manipulation was a great success!
Santiago Lyon, Fred Ritchin and Stephen Mayes provided some rich and thoughtful contributions to a live audience of over 50 participants from around the world. To follow-up on the discussions:
* You can read a summary
of the presentation
* listen to the full archive
* contribute to the discussion forum
or add links to image manipulation sites of interest
* watch a short video of Pep Noor
sharing his perspective on image manipulation
What's a former staff photographer to do?
Miki Johnson is looking for people and ideas for a blog about photographers who have left staff positions and are now working for themselves, either individually or in groups.
I'm a photographer, not a terrorist!
If you're in London, join the launch party...
Short interview with Eugene Richards
Listen to Eugene Richards talk about intimacy with his subjects.
Ideas for future webinar debates
Share your thoughts for what you would like to see in OPEN-i live webinars.
Still vs. video
Ed Kashi asks if anyone is interested in talking about shooting video vs. stills and what your experience is? Does it make you love being a still photographer even more or make you consider changing paths?
We will soon be announcing our next OPEN-i live webinar. See more details about webinars...
How to stay updated with Forum discussions.
You can signup to be notified by email whenever a new forum discussion is added by going to the Forum page and clicking "Notify" at the bottom of the page. For each forum discussion you can decide whether you want to be notified of new replies (note that if you make a reply you will automatically be notified by email). More tips on staying updated...
Share your feedback!
OPEN-i just started and we would like its members to work together in developing this network for photojournalism knowledge-sharing and education. Share your feedback and ideas in the forum