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Lisa Berglund

Truth and Filmmaking—Objective and Subjective Camerawork

Lisa Berglund

Freelance Photojournalist and Editor

NPPA Ernie Crisp Television News Photographer of the Year, 1995

“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” Eleanor Roosevelt’s quote has become my professional motto. –LB

The old Toyota SUV bounces down a dirt road in Huambo Province, Angola. The chrome hood ornament centers the drive, far away from the edges of the road. Villagers stay to the center, too; the closer you venture to the edge, the closer you are to death.

The road, bordered by unusable cropland, is the only safe place to tread. Lisa Berglund ...

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