In this episode of the podcast, we discuss the pros and cons of shooting black and white images, the benefits of color in a landscape and video, and what it means to capture an image in a black & white.
Show notes and links for this episode can be found at www.npr.org/podcast/sunday-morning-show/black-and-white-photography-but-not-the-color-version/ Rick Sanchez/NPR Rick Sanchez is a photographer, director, and editor.
His work has appeared in the New York Times, TIME, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post Special Report, and the Los Angeles Times.
He was the creative force behind the groundbreaking documentary film Black & Blue, which explores the role color plays in the visual arts.
He is the recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts’ 2016 Edward M. Rogers Award for Lifetime Achievement in Photography and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Photographers Association.
In addition, he is the editor-in-chief of Black & Black Magazine, the largest and most comprehensive Black & Blues publication in the world.
Follow him on Instagram @RickSanchezphoto Rick Sanchez, along with his wife, Mary, and son, Sam, have lived in Washington, DC, since 2013.
His father, who is a former member of the House of Representatives, is a Democrat from Massachusetts.
Rick has been a photographer since the age of 7, and he began taking photos at age 9, when he was hired as a photographer at a school playground.
In 2011, he co-founded the Washington, D.C.-based Black & Red Photography collective and is the current co-owner.
Rick is a graduate of Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a Masters of Photography from the University of Illinois.
His photo work has been featured in the Chicago Tribune, the New Yorker, Time Magazine, National Geographic, The New York Observer, The Atlantic, and The Atlantic Wire.
He has worked in the film industry and in advertising for many years.
In 2017, he received a Lifetime Lifetime Achievement award from the National Association of Black Photographers.
Rick and his wife have three children: James, 5; Riley, 4; and Austin, 3.
Find more of Rick’s work at www., www.thelifestyleblog.com/the-life-blog/live-blog-live-blogs/washington-post-sundays-morning/black &-white/ Rick’s website is at www://washingtonpost.com, and you can follow him on Twitter @srsanchez.
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