Mar 11

The Well: Covering Capitol Hill

Here is a video by Chris Gregory that gives us an inside look at the press photographers that cover the United States Congress.  I have done a couple of press gigs and am keenly aware of what a dog eat dog world it can be. Not only are you dealing with fighting with other photographers for position to get the best shot, but you are also working with a perpetual deadline due to the speed of the digital age and social media.  As one photographer put it;

“This kind of pack journalism mentality, fast, fast, fast, got to have it yesterday, is ruining us…”