Scott Mc Kiernan and ZUMA Press are proud to be part of the 2022 ATLANTA PHOTOJOURNALISM SEMINAR this weekend. ZUMA Press will kick things off and present ‘The Pictures Of the Month‘ (POM) on Friday and Saturday for the Eye-Opener.
Join us live and in person for this weekend’s Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar featuring epic visual symphonies of pictures that need to be seen, and stories that need to be told. The seminar takes places from Friday, November 11- Saturday, November 12, 2022, at the Sonesta Atlanta Airport North. This year marks 50 consecutive years for The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar. It is the longest continuously operating photojournalism conference in America and this will be Scott’s 10th time as a presenter of some kind.
The 2022 Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar features an amazing list of photographers, starting on Friday with sports superstar SIMON BRUTY and a string of award winning dynamos: DANESE KENON, MATT PEARL, JUSTIN MCCRAY, SHARON FARMER, DEANNE FITZMAURICE. The day’s visual feast will close with the one, the only, the legendary: DAVID BURNETT.
On Saturday, after ZUMA’s POM Eye-Opener, the day will start with the incomparable BOYZELL HOSEY and include ALAN HAWES, the brilliant ANDREA BRUCE, MORGAN HEIM, stellar PAUL KITAGAKI JR., and closing with recent Pultizer prize winner MARCUS YAMM.
POM was recently recognized at the Lucie Awards, wining both Picture Editor of the Year Award for ZUMA Press’s POM editor, JAMES K. COLTON, and a second Lucie for SCOTT MC KIERNAN for Photography Content of the Year 2022, Print and Online for The Pictures Of the Day, The Pictures of the Month, zReportage, DOUBLEtruck Magazine.
The Friday POM showcase features the Tokyo Olympics by ZUMA Press Photographer PAUL KITAGAKI, Jr. on the cover. Paul will be a main speak at the conference. Paul’s wife, ZUMA Press photojournalist RENEE C. BYER, who won 2007 Pulitzer Feature Photography, for her stellar reportage: ‘A Mother’s Journey’ and has spoken twice, will also be in attendance.