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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Palestinian Press Photographer Committee calls for a serious attitude by human rights organizations that sponsor freedom of the press and protect journalists.
This article first examines the evolving status of women press photographers in a male-dominated profession and then moves to explore some of the ways that women have been depicted in Australian newspaper photographs over time.
leagues as Ted reflected on a career that began as a 17-year-old newspaper -rapher After starting out at the old Nuneaton Evening Tribune, he has been a professional press photographer for more than half a century.
Starting his own business has been a learning curves: "After 20 years as a press photographer I knew I had the technical ability, but I also knew very little about marketing.
Tallis refused, arguing that as a press photographer on an assignment he had a legal right to take photographs of police officers on duty.
ON JUNE 5, 1989, A 33-YEAR-OLD ASSOCIATED PRESS photographer named Jeff Widener took this photograph from the sixth floor of the Beijing Hotel, near Tiananmen Square.
The photographer, Patrick Schneider, apparently removed the entire backgrounds from some of his winning pictures, a manipulation in violation of the National Press Photographer Association's code of ethics.
Darren Quinton was named Weekly Photographer of the Year in the Banks's Midlands Press Photographer Awards.
Luckily for his customers, Matthews is in the position to know exactly what he is dealing in as he used to be a press photographer.
I was curious about photography, I was curious about traveling, but I don't think I was made to be a press photographer. It's my family, I read the newspapers, I feel certain things, but to say, for example, that I want to go to the Occupied Territories right now, no.
There is hardly an organized group, whether it concerns industry or labor, professional or amateur, that doesn't think of pictures and the press photographer when trying to promote campaigns in which their own interests are involved.