Visual storytelling — James Estrin

An intimate 2 day intensive visual storytelling workshop.

The workshop will focus on developing, shooting and editing photo essays as well as promoting and publishing your work. We will also explore how to tell an intimate story.

In addition to the group meetings, critiques and editing sessions, photographers will have one on one sessions with the master which can be used to either discuss personal projects or career advice.

This workshop is open to professionals, advanced students and amateurs.

James Estrin is a senior staff photographer for the New York Times. He is also a founder and co-editor (with David Gonzales) of Lens, the Times’s photography blog. Estrin attended Hampshire College and the graduate program at the International Center of Photography. He has worked for the Times since 1987 and was part of a Pulitzer Prize winning team in 2001. In addition to photographing, editing and writing, he produces audio and video for He is an adjunct professor at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism and also teaches at the School of Visual Arts Digital Photography Masters program.