Thursday, July 19, 2007

New spot for info about the Foundation Workshop

This blog will not be receiving any new updates. All updates are now being posted to the Foundation Workshop Forum.

Click Here to see what's new and to get more information about the upcoming Foundation Workshop 6!!

Friday, July 6, 2007

FW6 Faculty and Staff announcements

Huy and I are thrilled to announce the staff and faculty members who will be helping to make FW6 the best Foundation Workshop ever! We're absolutely thrilled to have such a collection of incredibly talented, caring, and generous individuals, and can't wait to work with you all in February.

Without further ado:

Team Leaders (and team assistants)
Huy Nguyen (Becca Spears)
Amy Deputy (David Bick)
Tyler Wirken (Janine McClintock)
Greg Gibson (Tina Carter)

Mentors (most of whom will be assigned to teams at a later date): Linda Wallace (at large), Sergio, Mark Adams, Robert Mirani, Anna Kuperberg, Emilie Sommer, David Murray, Brooks Whittington, Jennifer Domenick

A/V Technicians: Neil Cowley, Scott Juarez
Photographers: Josef Isayo, Ben Chrisman
Archivists: David Hegar, Cameron Schwartz
Volunteers: Tony Pulsone, Mark Gardner, Laura Olson, Dennis Lee, Katrina Wallace
Assignment director: TBD

Welcome all, and thank you for your dedication to spreading the gospel of photojournalism! :-)

Thursday, May 3, 2007

Foundation Workshop Forum

Visit the Foundation Workshop Forum. It's open to all past faculty, staff and students of the Foundation Workshop.

Monday, March 5, 2007

Look at the site!

The site is live and chock full of photos from this year's participants. Go check it out! Amazing work from all the workshop attendees. Simply amazing. Stop reading this and go view all the photos!

(Thanks Emilie for reminding me to post this!)

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Coming Soon

So it's taken us a little bit longer than expected to get all of the student photos up on the main workshop site. Please be patient with us as we try to finish uploading everything. As soon as we do, we'll post an announcement here on the blog so that everyone can see all the great photography that was produced last week.

More Great Video on

We've had some folks uploading some great video clips to Keep 'em coming! Here's one from Sergio which shows his final presentation of pictures he made while documenting the workshop. And the song Sergio found for the slideshow is brilliant!

And here's a video that Anne Ruthman posted of her final presentation:

Sunday, February 25, 2007

FW5 on

We've uploaded a number of video clips on the website. If you have any cool clips from the week, please be sure to upload and share them with all of us! I've included several clips here, but you can search for more on

A pre-assignment conversation with Tyler Wirken, Foundation Workshop 5 team leader.

Neil Cowley & Sergio visit workshop participants as they shoot their assignments during day one of the Foundation Workshop in Dallas, Texas.

Here's a clip from Anne Ruthman showing Huy Nguyen talking about different techniques for getting the story during one of the Foundation Workshop 5 editing sessions.

Tina Carter Photos and Audio

Tina Carter talks about her experience at the Foundation Workshop 5 while showing the photographs she made during the workshop.

Joe Gidjunis Photos and Audio

Joe Gidjunis talks about his experience at the Foundation Workshop 5 while showing the photographs he made during the workshop.

Janine McClintock Photos and Audio

Janine McClintock talks about her experience at the Foundation Workshop 5 while showing the photographs she made during the workshop.

Ande Aguilar Photos and Audio

Ande Aguilar talks about his experience at the Foundation Workshop 5 while showing the photographs he made during the workshop.

Friday, February 23, 2007

Student Photos Coming Soon

Please be patient with us as we compile all the student photos. It's obviously taking longer than we thought. We should be posting all the student photos soon as well as more video clips like Becca's below. In the meantime, check out this fun video from Emilie Sommer shot last Sunday at Gary Donihoo's home. He has a homemade photo booth that's sweet!

Becca Spears Photos and Audio

Becca Spears talks about her experience at the Foundation Workshop, while you see the photographs that she made during her two days of shooting.

Thursday, February 22, 2007

Photos from Brooks

Photos from Brooks Whittington:

Tiger Whiskers

Leigh Whittington says "Hi" to a tiger.

Michael Hooks photographs a family.

Tyler Wirken helps Ande Aguilar compose an image.

Janine McClintock looks for a better angle at the firehouse.

Photo Duo

Ande Aguilar shooting low.

Bill Holland alone in the hall.

Allegra shows how she feels about Brooks.

Mark Adams growls at his colleagues.

Doug Williams gets some love from Becca Spears and Tina Carter.

Selling stuff at the Truck Stop.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Neil Rocks out the Skate Park

Neil Cowley tagged along with Neysa Ruhl at Eisenberg's Skate Park in Allen, TX. Here are some of Neil's photos:

Mark Adams talking with Neysa Ruhl about technical stuff and complex lighting techniques.

Wednesday from David Murray

A few photos from David Murray:

School Kids and their parachute

The infamous Brooks Whittington

Becca Spears hanging out with skaters.

Becca Spears chasing the light... or shadows

The Illustrious Sergio

Greg Gibson editing photos with his team

Mark Adams chilling during the editing process

Brooks Whittington sharing the love.

Neil Cowley deep in thought.

Geoffrey Horowitz hard at work in kindergarden.

Assignment Discussion

Check out this video clip by Neil Cowley showing the assignment discussion between Becca Spears and Tyler Wirken.

More images from Tuesday night's editing sessions

Brooks holding forth.

Tyler holding forth.

Tina and Becca watch the happenings.

Ande looking pensive.

Anne and Tony enjoy a moment.

Neysa, Sergio, and Scott sit in Greg's room during the edits.

Brooks, Tony, Laura, Allegra, Michael, and Tyler.

The bearded one, Mark, shows off his Mardi Gras beads during the editing sessions.

Sergio assumes his usual position.

Allegra, Linda, David, and Neysa contemplate some of the day's work.

Tony being jovial.

Anna blows Bill a birthday kiss.

Doug is transfixed by the work he sees on the screen.

Greg shows off his trigger finger.

Bill enjoys some of his birthday cookies, anonymously left by his doorstep by a cookie admirer.

Sparkly Glasses

A glorious shot of Mark Adams by the talented Emilie Sommer

Photos from the Bearded Wonder

Here are a few photos by Mark Adams.