Photojournalism exhibit on display at UW

Photojournalism exhibit on display at UW

A photojournalism exhibition by University of Wyoming students Christina DeLong and Michael Gjellum highlights forest fire recovery and insect pollinators. DeLong and Gjellum both received the Larsh Bristol Photojournalism Fellowship. A photojournalism exhibition by University of Wyoming students Christina DeLong and Michael Gjellum highlights forest fire recovery and insect pollinators. DeLong and Gjellum both received the Larsh Bristol Photojournalism Fellowship. A photojournalism display featuring work that explores wildfire recovery and insect pollinators is now on display at the University of Wyoming. UW students Michael Gjellum and Christina DeLong were recipients of the Larsh Bristol Photojournalism Fellowship in the Department of Communication and Journalism. They both completed their fellowships during the summer, and their final products are hanging in the hallways on the fourth floor of Ross Hall for the next month. Gjellum spent the summer photographing wildlife in wildfire burn areas in order to show renewal and new growth that occur after fires. “I wanted to give forest fires a better light,” he said. “In media, they’re always in a negative light — how bad they are and how destructive they are — but in reality, there is a good side to forest fires in that they’re really healthy […]

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