Technology Revolution in Medellin

MEDELLIN, Colombia, 29 September 2015 — With colleagues Gumersindo Lafuente and Gina Morelo, I discuss the revolution in technology that has made Backpack Video Journalism a reality today. The panel was held at Medellin’s Universidad EAFIT. (Photos by David Estrada Larrañeta)

Continue reading

Backpacking Garcia Marquez Fest

MEDELLIN, Colombia, 28 September 2015 — This was the opening session of my Backpack Video Journalism Workshop at the Gabriel García Márquez Festival and Journalism Awards event. (Photos by David Estrada Larrañeta)

Continue reading

Backpack Workshop in Colombia

MEDELLIN, Colombia, 27 September 2015 — I took a ride on the cable cars for a view of this extraordinary city, which I last visited as Contract Photographer for Newsweek Magazine in Latin America and the Caribbean, during the bloody drug war days of the 1980s. It’s a different city today. I came here at […]

Continue reading

Inaugurating “Crisis Zones”

WASHINGTON, DC, 23 September 2015 – I showed some of my work during a presentation launching a series by American University’s Humanities Lab on crisis zones around the world. For more information, see (Photo courtesy Trey Yingst)  

Continue reading