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Photojournalism: Still Images of a World in Motion with Photographer Claire Thomas

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Please join us for this live webinar on Thursday, May 19th at 7:00 PM EST.

Photojournalist and fine art photographer Claire Thomas makes the world her home, as she travels the globe documenting international cultures as well as conflicts. With a perspective informed by her university focus in politics and a keen eye for the art of photography, she trains her camera on issues surrounding political and military conflicts, human rights, and humanitarian and environmental crises. From the Middle East and Africa to Europe, Claire has covered a range of stories in various countries, contributing images and photo essays to leading media worldwide. Join Claire Thomas for an illuminating talk as she discusses her profession and unique perspective.

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Claire Thomas is a photojournalist and fine art photographer from Wales, currently based between the UK and New York City.  A graduate in Politics from the University of the West of England, her photojournalism work is focused on issues surrounding political and military conflicts, human rights, and humanitarian and environmental crises. From within the camps that emerged from the refugee crisis in Europe to the frontlines in the battle against ISIS in Iraq, Claire has covered a range of stories in various countries, contributing images and photo essays to leading newspapers, magazines and news agencies worldwide.

From fine art to editorial, Claire’s approach to photography is rooted in her passion for storytelling, seeking to reflect the realities of life in a compelling, engaging, and artistic way. In pursuit of powerful and honest imagery, her work strives to convey a concept or emotion that goes beyond the image itself, providing a deeper insight into the stories and a connection with the subjects.

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May 19
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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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