“A picture is worth a thousand words.” Now before you roll your eyes and exit out because this quote is too much a of clique, really think about the impact of photography on our society today. From Instagram to Facebook to Twitter to YouTube, the past couple of years have really grown the photography industry […]
One of the main conflict Addario faces throughout the third section of her book is the conflict around drawbacks her gender creates around her job. This was exemplified in her assignment with fellow journalist, Elizabeth, while on assignment in Korengal. For this assignment, they were following and photographing a platoon of American soldiers fighting the […]
Introduction: How many have you seen Scooby Doo? How many of you remember Velma from the gang of mystery solving teens? How many of you remember the integral scene that happens in every episode where Velma gets knocked over and spends the majority of the action patting the floor yelling “MY GLASSES! MY GLASSES! I […]
One scene that stuck out to me was the one where Addario and her colleagues get stuck in the middle of a protest and she is sexually assaulted by the male protesters. Not only is it abysmal that the men in the protest, who were supposed to respect women, assaulted her, but the real kicker […]
One of the underlying themes throughout Its What I Do is the author’s fear of neglecting experiences that she thought were important. Mostly, the book focuses on her fear of missing out on furthering her photographic journalism career. This is evident in her reaction when she was in South America during September 11th, instead of […]
My biggest passion in life is traveling. I caught the travel bug in 2008 when my family went to Rome, Italy for Easter Sunday. It was the first time I had ever been out of the country and remembered my experiences. I loved the living history and the different culture I was introduced to at […]
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