Trailblazers: Powerful Women of Photography the Deanne Fitzmaurice Interview

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Deanne began her career as a staff photographer for the San Francisco Chronicle, and her incredible images have appeared in an array of top publications ranging from National Geographic to Sports Illustrated. Deanne's dedication, compassion, and courage to completing emotionally and photographically challenging assignments that have taken her to dangerous regions across the globe is an inspiration to all aspiring photojournalists. In this segment of our Trailblazers series Mia McCormick sits down with Deanne to discuss topics ranging from how she got started in photography to how she deals with the obstacles that arise when trying to tell compelling human interest stories, and from how she handles the emotional and physical challenges that can accompany the act of storytelling to the importance of covering the lows as well as the high moments in the arc of a story.

Lesson 1 : On Getting Started
Lesson 2 : On Telling the Story
Lesson 3 : On Overcoming Challenges
Lesson 4 : On Covering the Lows as well as the Highs

Meet The Instructors | Deanne Fitzmaurice & Mia McCormick

Deanne Fitzmaurice

Deanne Fitzmaurice

Deanne is a Pulitzer Prize winning photographer, specializing in reportage stills and motion. Her work has appeared in National Geographic, Time, Sports Illustrated, Men's Journal, Newsweek, The Economist, and numerous others. She partners with foundations and nonprofits, as well as works with corporate clients like Netflix, Target, Avon, Microsoft, and Adobe. She is also a co-founder of Think Tank Photo, with her husband, Kurt Rogers.

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Mia McCormick

Mia McCormick

Mia McCormick works as a Director/Producer for Bluewater Media and is a contributor to B&H Photo. She is the producer and host of several interview series designed to lift the voice of women in this industry. Her break out series of inspirational interviews for B&H called "Women of Influence" received national press. She travels across the county teaching at conferences like WPPI, NECC, and PSW.

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