Mastering the Art of Multitasking

News events have no clock, which is why photojournalists have such crazy schedules. My assignment durations were as long as the humanitarian missions, training exercises, and combat operations I was covering lasted, which varied from 2 days to 6 months. I had no set schedule. It’s safe to say that the majority of photojournalists operate under the same timetable. For this reason, it’s important to be prepared for anything (Figure 1.10).

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Figure 1.10. Regardless of whether it’s convenient for you, there will always be stories that need to be ...

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