FRAMES Podcast with B. D. Colen

On today’s episode of the FRAMES Photography Podcast W. Scott Olsen is talking to B. D. Colen, Pulitzer Prize-winning former reporter and editor for The Washington Post and Newsday, one of the most respected members of the FRAMES community.

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B. D. Colen is a Pulitzer Prize-winning former reporter and editor for The Washington Post and Newsday. He started photographing as a young teenager. The week after he turned 17, he covered the historic March on Washington for a weekly newspaper in Connecticut, and he hasn’t stopped shooting since.

For 15 years he has taught documentary photography at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and he has also taught at the Harvard University Extension School, the Maine Media Workshops, and in private workshops.

He is the author of 10 books on medically related subjects. His photography has appeared in, among other publications, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, WBUR – Boston’s NPR station, Newsday, the New England Journal of Medicine, the Christian Science Monitor, and Time Magazine. Some 30 images from his ongoing subway project are included in the permanent collection of the Boston Public Library.

His work also has been featured in Huffington Post, on Social Documentary Network,  on WGBH  and WBUR, and in Boston Magazine.

Note: On the podcast B. D Colen mentiones the “Harper’s Magazine” where he actually meant “The Atlantic”.

© B. D. Colen
© B. D. Colen
© B. D. Colen
© B. D. Colen
© B. D. Colen



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