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In Focus: Can We Be Objective Observers?

with Deanne Fitzmaurice

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About The Class

As a photojournalist, how much do we engage with our subject? Is there a time to get involved? 

Deanne Fitzmaurice is a Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist and filmmaker whose work is known for using emotional and physical layers to expose human connection. She is a contributor for Sports Illustrated, National Geographic and other numerous publications. Join CreativeLive as Deanne discusses her 13 year project about an injured Iraqi boy, and the questions she’s wrestled with on her photographic journey.  

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    In Focus: Can We Be Objective Observers?


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Deanne Fitzmaurice

Deanne Fitzmaurice is a Pulitzer Prize winning documentary photographer and multimedia storyteller based in San Francisco, California. She is a regular contributor to Sports Illustrated and ESPN the Magazine, and has also been published in TIME, Newsweek, The Economist, Stern, ... read more

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  • Rajiv Chopra

    Rajiv Chopra

    September 2018

    I have to say that this was really inspiring. I had not heard of her before, and I hope Deanne forgives me for this! However, I was absolutely mesmerised by this session, and inspired. I was inspired not only by the words, but by the manner of the telling of her story and philosophy

  • Andy John

    Andy John

    February 2018

    I so so so loved this. This is what I needed. I've been shooting for 25 years and have begun to lose focus. I feel like I have found a new map. Love this!

  • Tucker


    September 2016

    I've watched this last year for the first time and I came away with so many ways to work and felt comforted to know that I could do them. Thanks for the free part. Thanks a lot. Tucker K

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