As some of you may remember I was selected to be one of 25 students in an international photojournalism workshop hosted by the VII photo agency. Alongside the classes I also received mentorship from an individual who I believe to be one of the greatest living photographers in the world. While for privacy reasons I will withhold their name, I was honored that they took such a vested interest in me and my story.
I want to say thank you to Reno and the people who believe in the value of photojournalism. Several people donated to a GoFundMe to help me cover the costs of travel, and made it possible for me to attend the classes.
I especially want to thank Bob Conrad, owner of Thisisreno.com, for giving me the opportunity to work with him. I believe that if it was not for him bringing me on that I would not have become a photojournalist with enough skill to be selected by VII.
I am excited to begin using all that I have learned with the VII agency and my mentor to Reno, Nevada. With that said I want to share a few images of my experience in the VII masterclass.