Photojournalist, Wisconsin State Journal
Steve Apps a Wisconsin based sports and documentary photojournalist, and Chief Photographer at the Wisconsin State Journal in Madison.
poynter.org — At least 51 people were killed Monday when a massive tornado struck Moore, Okla., and south Oklahoma City. Berry Tramel's front page story in The Oklahoman compared the tragedy to a tornado that struck Moore on May 3, 1999: " The monster returned," his piece begins. All images courtesy the Newseum.
lightbox.time.com — On Tuesday, the world awoke to the photographs of Sue Ogrocki. Based in Oklahoma City as a staff photographer for the Associated Press, Ogrocki's images of rescue workers carrying injured children from the rubble of Plaza Towers Elementary School appeared on the cover of many of the world's leading newspapers, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post.
imediaethics.org — Can't the New York Post play by the rules? Photo editors know they are supposed to disclose when an image is a photo illustration even if the image looks obvi
steveappsblog.com — Wisconsin's Badger Honor Flight kicked off its 2013 season with the first of four scheduled flights to Washington D.C. The daylong trips start with an early morning flight out of Dane County Regional Airport, and end with family member welcoming them home again. It is a very impressive, uplifting...
World Press Photo Of The Year 2013, Paul Hansen Denies Claims ‘Gaza Burial' Was Faked With Photoshop (PICTURES)huffingtonpost.co.uk — A Swedish photographer who won the 2013 World Press Photo award has denied claims his image was faked with Photoshop. Paul Hansen's image of two Palestinian children killed in an Israeli missile strike being carried to their funeral, secured the accolade in what is one of photojournalism's most prestigious contests.
poynter.org — The Chronicle-Herald of Halifax, Nova Scotia (my hometown paper!) was proud of its six wins at the Atlantic Journalism Awards this past weekend. Like any publication that earns praise for its work, the paper celebrated its wins in an article that also listed the other winners.
steveappsblog.com — I finally had time to edit, and post photos from "The Great Midwest Alpaca Festival" that was held in Madison at the end of April. Alpaca's were great subjects, and made for some interesting photos. The Great Midwest Alpaca Festival was held 04-27-2013 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the...
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