PSRI Presentation 7:30 PM on 20 March 2018 at the Lakewood Baptist Church, 255 Atlantic Avenue, Warwick, RI 02889
Ever wonder what the story was behind the photos you see in the newspaper or how they were captured. Come listen, interact and be inspired as Steve Szydlowski and Sandor Bodo, longtime award-winning photographers for the Providence Journal, explain the stories of some great images. Many of the images they will present you may have seen, others you will not but you certainly will not have seen them in full format detail. Join us as Steve and Sandor take us through a day in the life of a PJ Photographer. Many of the images will stun you and they all tell stories, mundane, inspiring and tragic, of our region and our world through the eyes of a PJ Photographer.
Steve Szydlowski is an award-winning photojournalist for The Providence Journal, latest award, 2016 Rhode Island Press Association Photographer of the Year. Steve has photographed local and regional stories for 29 years as staff photographer. Previously Steve worked as a freelance photographer for the Associated Press and The New London Day (New London, CT). Steve has also organized and curated the Providence Journal traveling photographic exhibit “Living Vision” an exhibition of photography that has been shown in Providence and Westerly, Rhode Island. Former co-founder Providence Center for Photographic
Sandor Bodo was born in Budapest, Hungary of artist parents, the young Sandor was carried under wraps and on shoulders as the Bodo’s fled Hungary during the Uprising of 1956, eventually to resettle in Nashville, Tennessee. Even as a lad, Bodo was always involved in the making of images and objects of art. Undergraduate work at Brown University brought Bodo up to Providence in 1971. After securing a BA concentration in Fine Art at Brown, he extended his education in England at Sheffield Polytechnic School of Art and Design and with an MFA in Photography from the Royal College of Art in London in 1978. He returned to Providence to live and work and since 1996 has been a staff photographer at the Providence Journal.