Reading The Pictures

Reading The Pictures

The nonprofit media and visual literacy site, Reading the Pictures, is the only organization dedicated to the daily analysis of news photos and cultural images. Launched in 2004, Reading the Pictures is closely followed by the news and photo media, the photojournalism community, university journalism, photojournalism, visual studies/communication programs, and visually concerned citizens.

Archive Sessions and Events Supported by Reading The Pictures

Oct 62021

The Vision Black Female Photojournalists Bring To Major News Coverage

Black female photographers bring a unique visual perspective to major news events. In this talk, Tara and Michael will take a close, fascinating and informative look at key images from 2020’s social justice protests.

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Sep 162017

Reading the Pictures: Pete Souza and Michael Shaw in Conversation

Pete Souza is the former Chief Official White House Photographer for President Ronald Reagan and President Barack Obama, and the former director of the White House Photography Office. Michael Shaw is the publisher of the nonprofit organization, Reading the Pictures.

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