Photojournalism


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Photojournalism

 

the reportage of current events through photographs appearing in newspapers, in magazines, and on special bulletin boards, such as those of PHOTO TASS. In contrast to the documentary art of photography, photojournalism often makes use of photographs that lack aesthetic value; the pictures are chosen primarily on the basis of their historical and cognitive merits.

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The award-winning Pakistani photographer said photojournalism is instrumental in highlighting the voices often unheard in our societies.
Mr Taraqai said photojournalism was instrumental in highlighting voices often unheard in our societies.
Given that the hurricane and tsunami were both large-scale natural disasters occurring just a few months apart, it is useful to compare the photojournalism generated.
With photojournalism still trying to steady itself in the wake of massive cuts to editorial budgets and the switch to digital platforms, it's a rare opportunity for members of the international industry to meet, share and show work and, if you're lucky, sell a story.
The study of word-image relations is another key area of Photojournalism, discussed mainly in chapters 5-6.
When asked about their favorite moment during the camp, both batches related their experience roaming around The Mind Museum and taking photos as part of the photojournalism workshop.
The initiative coincides with Paris Photo's opening, an important event for the photojournalism industry.
Among other activities developed by World Press Photo are an annual contest for multimedia, exhibitions on a variety of current themes, and the stimulation of photojournalism through educational programmes.
Third, Aoife O' Donoghue, right, Colaiste na Sceilge, Cahersciveen PHOTOJOURNALISM J Winner Niamh Hogan, centre, Colaiste Choilm, Ballincollig, Cork.
It's basically made up of academic courses in visual storytelling; it's an alternative means of education in photojournalism," said Abdallah about The Reportage Project.
As we see here, these lens men pioneered new forms of photojournalism, like embedding and the photo essay.
Photojournalism is a branch of journalism that tells a story through the use of images.