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Scout Tufankjian’s advice to aspiring photojournalists

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Originally posted 3/16/2009

During Q & A at Scout Tufankjian’Book Passage book signing for her book YES WE CAN, which contains compelling photos from Barack Obama’s campaign, she was asked what advice she had for aspiring young photojournalists. She agreed, yes it’s tough out there now but …     

  • Be pushy!
  • Make cold calls at newspapers. As a freelancer, they have nothing to loose with you. 
  • Make them give you a freelance assignment. Just don’t screw it up.
  • Shoot. Shoot. Shoot.

Written by annbrooksphoto

March 17, 2009 at 11:09 am

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