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Essential Lens: Analyzing Photographs Across the Curriculum

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Every photograph tells a story: of struggle, of beauty, of community and culture. Social studies teacher Kim Kanof uses photos from the Protests and Politics collection to teach about protests around in the world in 1968. National Geographic photo editor Pamela Chen details the collaborative process of creating photo-based feature stories with design director David Whitmore. Iowa photographer Danny Wilcox Frazier discusses his work documenting the residents and images of marginalized communities across the United States.

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Every photograph tells a story: Stories of struggle. Stories of beauty. Stories of community and culture. This video offers stories of three people and what compels them to do what they do.

  • High school teacher Kim Kanof teaches from the Protests and Politics collection.
  • National Geographic photo editor Pamela Chen shares insight about the collaborative process of creating the magazine’s feature stories with design director David Whitmore.
  • Photographer Danny Wilcox Frazier discusses his work, which focuses on marginalized communities across the United States.

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Every photograph tells a story: Stories of struggle. Stories of beauty. Stories of community and culture. This video offers stories of three people and what compels them to do what they do.

  • High school teacher Kim Kanof teaches from the Protests and Politics collection.
  • National Geographic photo editor Pamela Chen shares insight about the collaborative process of creating the magazine’s feature stories with design director David Whitmore.
  • Photographer Danny Wilcox Frazier discusses his work, which focuses on marginalized communities across the United States.

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Essential Lens: Analyzing Photographs Across the Curriculum

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Produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting. © 2015
Photos downloaded from the Essential Lens site are cleared for educational use only. For other uses, please contact Annenberg Learner for permission.
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  • ISBN: 1-57680-905-6

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