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Jessica Tezak

in Knoxville

Photo Adventures

PRESENTED ON MAY 07, 2015
IN KNOXVILLE @ VOL 15

Jessica Tezak is a photojournalist who loves telling stories through her photography. In this presentation, Jessica shares some of her favorite photographs, the stories behind them, and how the people involved have influenced her.

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Photojournalism for Art

BY OLIVIER BERGER
@ VOL 22 ON MAR 19, 2013

Olivier Berger and Sophie Perceval of Wondereur, an iPad app that's a cross between a commercial art gallery and a magazine, shares the power of photojournalism and how they want to leverage it to evoke an emotional response from the viewer.

"Presentation of the Day" on October 8, 2013.

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HIT AND MISS: 10 Years of Photo Illustration

BY THOMAS ALLEN
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 14, 2015

Tom Allen, full-time artist and award-winning illustrator, talks about his recent 'hits' and 'misses' as he navigates the uncertain world of magazine freelance photo-illustration. Publication credits include Newsweek, Vanity Fair, The Wall Street Journal, and OUT magazine.

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Chennai Photo Biennale

BY GAYATRI NAIR
@ VOL 9 ON MAY 07, 2016

Gayatri Nair talks about the recent initiative, Chennai Photo Biennale, which aims to increase awareness amongst art lovers and the general public about the versatility of the photographic art form. She tells us about the challenges faced and teackled during the curation of the Biennale. 

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Photo Sensei

BY ASIA HAMILTON
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 10, 2016

Photography is not just Asia Hamilton’s passion; she uses her lens to examine the world, to connect with people of diverse backgrounds and to highlight the people, projects and places she loves.

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The Adventures of Jace, a photo odyssey featuring an action figure I have from the game Magic the Gathering

BY KATIE BOYER
@ VOL 7 ON DEC 01, 2016

Katie Boyer is the head of Teen Services at the Benton Harbor Public Library. She is also the creator of an online photo odyssey, dubbed The Adventures of Jace, featuring Jace, an action figure have from the game 'Magic the Gathering'.

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How to capture a multiple story in a photo

BY BRIAN MEGENS
@ VOL 33 ON MAY 22, 2017

How can the relation that a person has with a book, and a city be captured in a photo? This was the challenge in the photography project that photographer Brian Megens had; creating 20 different portraits of professors, students, staff, and alumni. In his PechaKucha presentation, he tells about the process of including multiple layers of stories in each photo.

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Photo Composition on the Road - getting the perfect shot when you have no tools

BY ANDREW KASZOWSKI
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 26, 2017

When you're traveling you are usually taking photos with your phone or pocket cam. How do you compose the perfect photo with no tools? Andrew Kaszowski shares his tips gleaned from photographing in 38 countries.

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Car Crash: A Photo Book

BY MATT WERNER
@ VOL 11 ON DEC 07, 2017

Matt Werner escaped corporate America and taught college management for 8 years before returning to his family farm in Indiana. His passion is great story telling--reading, writing, listening. He has published 3 works of nonfiction and 1 photo book of old car crash scenes. When he's not farming, obsessing over old photo negatives, or imbibing local beer, he's plotting his next adventure.

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La photo d'Olivier Frajman

BY OLIVIER FRAJMAN
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 13, 2018

Olivier Frajman nous fait voyager à travers son travail de photographe professionnel qu'il exerce avec talent et passion.