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We Can Teach You That with Francine Orr: Capturing this moment in images

Orr will share her photos from the past year and discuss how she approaches her work in challenging, often dangerous situations.

2/21/2021 7:44:00 PM

Join us Tuesday evening for a free WeCanTeachYouThat with photographer francineorr . She’ll share tips for telling your own stories of the pandemic through photography and will answer questions from class participants. Register:

Orr will share her photos from the past year and discuss how she approaches her work in challenging, often dangerous situations.

We Can Teach You That: Capturing this moment in imagesFrancine Orr’s photography has captured the story of Los Angeles in this moment with compassion, beauty and a keen eye for humanity under duress, from the streets to the E.R.In this webinar, “Mostly what I do is listen to people,” she says.

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Orr also will discuss ways to tell your own stories of the pandemic through photography and will answer questions from class participants.Since 2000, Orr has been a staff photographer at the Los Angeles Times and previously worked at the Kansas City Star. She also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Yap, Federated States of Micronesia. As a photographer, Orr has focused on public health and poverty issues in Africa, India and the United States. In Los Angeles, she has concentrated on the growing homeless crisis since 2005.

Orr received the 2020 Meyer “Mike” Berger award for in-depth, human interest reporting from Columbia Journalism School. She also received the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism and her work has been honored by the Center for Public Integrity, Investigative Reporters and Editors, and the National Press Photographers Assn., among others. headtopics.com

When:Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. PTWhere:We Can Teach You That webinarCost:Free!The series Read more: Los Angeles Times »

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