Archive for November, 2012
British photojournalist Kate Holt’s work takes her into harsh situations where people are living with the effects of war and violence. Often dealing with uncomfortable environments and security restrictions, she works quickly to gather recordings and photographs for audio slideshows that are later published by NGO (non-governmental organizations) and leading media outlets. Her stories from East Africa and Eastern Europe have influenced public opinion and forced changes in public policy.
In this Part 2 in a four-part Soundslides interview, Holt describes the kinds of photos she seeks in order to tell a complete story.
Every situation has ... Read the full story
The first of four installments on British freelance photojournalist Kate Holt's advice for planning, creating and using audio slideshows to tell compelling digital stories. This month and next month on Twitter and Facebook, Soundslides will feature a selection of Holt's work. Keep an eye out.
When Kate Holt was 19, she heard stories about the awful maltreatment of children in Romania’s orphanages. In January 1991, she left her home in England and volunteered to help. The conditions she observed inspired her career.
She studied photojournalism, and soon was documenting some of humankind’s darkest situations — famine, poverty, war and ... Read the full story