Stella Kramer

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Don’t Mourn, Organize!

Posted on June 3rd, 2013

Last week my FB page (and Twitter stream) was filled with the news that the Chicago Sun-Times had fired its entire photo department, deciding it was better to just give iPhones to its reporters, and work with freelancers. There was the expected outrage and lamentation on FB. But that was all it was, and I’m sure people have already turned the page on this stunning event. When I commented on one post that I thought it would be amazing for…

Just say “YES”

Posted on November 29th, 2012

How do you handle adversity?  Do you lie down and accept the bad turn of events or do you mobilize against it and try things you’ve been afraid of to reap possible benefits?  Your choice can be the difference between success and failure. In their APA presented talk, Recovery Act: The Restoration and Reinvention of a Photography Career, William and Susan Brinson give us a look at what can happen when you have nowhere to go but up. It was…