Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
Twitter handle: @jeffmason1
As national soccer teams and the photographers who have been covering them start to trickle home from the Brazil World Cup, it's time to revisit the "On the Sidelines" project. This initiative was billed as a chance for photographers to share “their own quirky and creative view of the World Cup".
The shout went up “He’s bitten him! Suarez has just bitten him!” It was the World Cup match between Uruguay and Italy, and both teams were playing for a place in the last 16.
Imagine the world viewed through the single constant of a goal post: the green grass and cloudy skies of Manchester, the dusk in Karachi, a cityscape in Boston, Kathmandu and Tokyo.
Being a picture editor for a wire agency at the London 2012 Olympics is like being a referee at a title-deciding football match.
This week Pakistan marked their day of independence from British rule with parades, parties, face paintings and bombs.
In both pictures the eye is drawn to the very distance to reveal vehicles laid up in preparation for the coming of their respective storms, financial or weather.
Dwi Oblo's picture, draws you in through the light and the smoke, to evoke a real feeing of people humbling themselves as they pay respects to their dead relatives as they also prepare for Ramadan.
In my mind's eye, aquatics is a sport of power, grace, balance and beauty but our pictures seem to add the additional factors of concentration, determination or maybe sheer fear.
The eye wanders about the frame and slowly you get the sense that the people in the picture are looking at something, the viewer's eye finally settles on the corpse in the back ground dangling like a puppet on a string.