For this assignment, students will be putting together a brief PowerPoint presentation on a prominent photographer. Below is a list of photographers, and their area of expertise. In the comments section, students may select a photographer, or one will be assigned in class.
1. Ansel Adams, nature photographer: Mike
2. Eddie Adams, Vietnam war photographer
3. William Albert Allard, National Geographic: Emma
4. Jane Evelyn Atwood, Paris photographer: Sarah
5. Alexandra Boulat, French photographer: Sam
6. Margaret Bourke-White, Life photographer: Megan
7. Mathew Brady, Civil War photographer: Jon
8. Jim Brandenburg, National Geographic photographer (UMD alumnus): Abby K.
9. Malcolm Browne, Vietnam
10. Robert Capa, World War II photographer: Aaron
11. Henri Cartier-Bresson, French World War II photographer: Kate
12. Carolyn Cole, Los Angeles Times photographer, Pulitzer Prize winner: Callie
13. Cheryl Diaz Meyer, Dallas Morning News photographer (UMD graduate, Pulitzer Prize winner): Liz P.
14. Richard Drew, Associated Press photographer: Chris
15. David Douglas Duncan, World War II photographer: Dane
16. Alfred Eisenstaedt, World War II photographer
17. John Filo, Kent State photographs: Alex
18. Stuart Franklin, Tiananmen Square
19. Leonard Freed, Civil Rights movement: Steve
20. Ron Galella, paparazzo: Trevor
21. Carol Guzy, Washington Post photographer: Jodi
22. Dorothea Lange, Depression-era photographer: Julie
23. Christopher Morris, war photographer
24. Annie Leibovitz, portrait photographer: Liz S.
25. James Nachtwey, Time contract photographer: Lauren
26. Gordon Parks, Life Photographer: Kjestine
27. Joe Rosenthal, World War II/Iwo Jima
28. W. Eugene Smith, World War II photographer
29. John Stanmeyer, Time photographer: Ben
30. Nick Ut, Vietnam photographer
31. Bill Biggart: Ashley
32. Danfung Dennis: Abby S.
The PowerPoint presentation is due on NOON on Monday, March 22. Presentations of 5 to 8 minutes long will be made during class on March 22 and March 29. Here's the link to the assignment: Prominent Photojournalist Profile.