James Estrin

James Estrin is a staff photographer for The New York Times. He is a founder of Lens, The New York Times’s photography blog, and has been its co-editor since it launched in 2009. He has worked for The New York Times since 1992 and was part of a Pulitzer Prize-winning team in 2001. James is a co-producer of the HBO film “Under Fire: The Untold Story of Pfc. Tony Vaccaro”.

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James's Upcoming Workshops

  • IV

    Level IV

    Photography students have advanced skills and knowledge of photography and digital image processing. New Media students have advanced skills and knowledge of video, multimedia, coding or animation. Students are self­-motivated and have multiple portfolios of their artwork.

Aug 21 - 25, 2023
9AM-5PM

The Center: Visual Storytelling and Documentary Photography Projects

Ed Kashi, James Estrin

Tuition $1,850
Code P1222-23

This three-year mentorship program is intended for documentary photographers and photojournalists interested in new ways to tell stories with greater authorship and control as well those who are at a point of transition in their lives, careers, or journalistic  practices.  This program focuses on how to create a long-term personal documentary project and get it seen. The ultimate goal is to find a subject that speaks to a personal passion, document it in a distinctive style, then disseminate the work. Participants become more effective storytellers by engaging in new technologies like digital video. virtual reality and social media; as well as traditional mediums like the written word and physical prints. Workshop content includes guest lecturers who represent a wide variety of professional aspects in photojournalism including ethics, book publishing, freelancing, and working for print and web publications as well as NGOs. This is the first year of a 3-year program. Future workshops will be held on August 19-23, 2024 and August 18-22, 2025. Please note that the cost of tuition, studio fee, and registration fee is per year. If you have an interest in joining this program, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until March 1, 2023. Click here to apply. Please contact Andrea Jenkins Wallace for more information. awallace@andersonranch.org

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  • IV

    Level IV

    Photography students have advanced skills and knowledge of photography and digital image processing. New Media students have advanced skills and knowledge of video, multimedia, coding or animation. Students are self­-motivated and have multiple portfolios of their artwork.

Aug 28 - Sep 1, 2023
9AM-5PM

The Center: Visual Storytelling and Documentary Photography Projects

Ed Kashi, James Estrin

Tuition $1,850
Code P1323-23

This three-year mentorship program is intended for documentary photographers and photojournalists interested in new ways to tell stories with greater authorship and control as well those who are at a point of transition in their lives, careers, or journalistic  practices.  This program focuses on how to create a long-term personal documentary project and get it seen. The ultimate goal is to find a subject that speaks to a personal passion, document it in a distinctive style, then disseminate the work. Participants become more effective storytellers by engaging in new technologies like digital video. virtual reality and social media; as well as traditional mediums like the written word and physical prints. Workshop content includes guest lecturers who represent a wide variety of professional aspects in photojournalism including ethics, book publishing, freelancing, and working for print and web publications as well as NGOs. This is the first year of a 3-year program. Future workshops will be held on August 26-30, 2024 and August 25-29, 2025. Please note that the cost of tuition, studio fee, and registration fee is per year. If you have an interest in joining this program, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until March 1, 2023. Click here to apply. Please contact Andrea Jenkins Wallace for more information. awallace@andersonranch.org

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