Carolyn Cole

Carolyn Cole

An established photographer with many prestigious awards to her credit, Carolyn Cole currently operates as a staff photographer for the Los Angeles Times. Focused on capturing compelling images in new and interesting ways, Carolyn is passionate about the stories she tells through imagery.

Over the years, Ms. Cole has covered many stories both domestic and abroad. Her work in Liberia earned a Pulitzer Prize for feature photography. She has also worked on assignments throughout Iraq, Israel, Haiti, Kenya, and beyond. Featured in publications including COLOR MagazineTIME, and The Pulitzer Prize Photographs, Carolyn continues to develop and enhance her own unique style.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Carolyn Cole

Journalists under fire: US Press Freedom Edition

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

Never before have journalists been more vilified as enemies of the people, or their work so readily dismissed and brushed away as fake news.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Carolyn Cole

May 32019


Los Angeles Times photographers discuss the challenges of covering the West Coast on multiple fronts – the crisis on the Mexico border, the devastating California wildfires, the increasing homeless population in the Los Angeles area and the Hollywood Industry.

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Apr 282019

Walking Tour with Carolyn Cole, The Los Angeles Times

Join staff photographer Carolyn Cole as she leads a tour of California Calamities: A State of Emergency, as well as the 5 photographers to watch selected by The Los Angeles Times Photography Department.

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Apr 272019

Safety in Focus: The US/Mexico Border

This panel will use coverage of the US/Mexico border as a case study to delve deeply into the issues photographers face while trying to work safely and effectively.

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Sep 282014

BagNewsSalon: Reading Key News Photos of 2014

Our distinguished Photoville panel will discuss ten key images that have appeared in 2014, including photos by Todd Heisler on immigration on “The Way North,” and Mario Tama on his extensive coverage of Brazil and the World Cup.

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