Co-founder & Co-editor
Lens, The New York Times's photography blog, New York, NY, USA
James Estrin is a founder of Lens, The New York Times's photography blog, and is it’s co-editor along with David Gonzalez. He is also a senior staff photographer for the New York Times, where he has worked since 1987, and was part of a Pulitzer Prize winning team in 2001.
Estrin is an adjunct professor at the City University of New York in the Graduate School of Journalism, and teaches in the Master’s Program in Digital Photography at the School of Visual Arts, New York. He attended Hampshire College and the graduate program at the International Center of Photography.
He is mostly interested in reviewing documentary work, in the broadest sense of the term, and photojournalism, but he is also interested in seeing art photography, street photography, and portraiture. He is not interested in seeing commercial or fashion work.
Estrin is looking for work that might be published in the Lens blog. Because he is an editor and a photographer, he can offer advice on how to complete or improve works in progress, as well as suggestions on presenting and promoting finished projects.