Thursday, 17 April 2014

Pamela Chen: seeing the world through photographs at National Geographic




The daughter of a college mathematics professor, Pamela Chen was a math major until a single photograph changed her life forever. That simple image, of two college classmates skateboarding on the quad, made Pamela realize that “photography was a way that you could see the world differently than what you were seeing with your own eyes.” Now, as the Senior Photo Editor at National Geographic, Pamela sorts through as many as 60,000 photographs for each feature story, following the photographer’s every step and distilling their epic journeys for publication in the storied magazine.
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