Could crowdfunding save photojournalism?


"It has never been harder to be a photojournalist. When news organizations downsize, staff photographers are often the first department to go, the budgets for original photography at major publications are shrinking and it’s no longer unusual for documentary photographers to supplement their income by picking up commercial jobs.

"A startup called Viewfind is trying to change all that. A newly launched Kickstarter from the company is trying to raise $25,000 to produce five long-term documentary projects from Sara Naomi Lewkowicz, Ruddy Roye, Beth Nakamura, Benjamin Lowy and Matt Eich."

Find out more about it, here.