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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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.
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.
As well as documenting 'hard' news stories, the modern-day press photographer is also required to tackle many other disciplines, most notably sports, portraiture and scenes of conflict.
A Charlotte Observer photographer found himself in hot water in August when the North Carolina Press Photographers Association rescinded three of his 2002 awards after discovering he'd violated an organization's code of ethics.
A press photographer usually has to cover the same sort of things day in, day out and that just wasn't for me.
I was curious about photography, I was curious about traveling, but I don't think I was made to be a press photographer.
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.
Because an Associated Press photographer chose to move behind soccer star Mia Hamm as she was being interviewed by the press just before last summer's World Cup final contest, newspaper readers learned how it feels to be overwhelmed with questions, microphones, and cameras.
At Sandringham in 1908 the king thus set his bodyguard onto one unauthorised press photographer, waving his hand and shouting |stop, stop, I do not approve of that
MIRROR man Alan Lewis is celebrating after being awarded for his skills at the Northern Ireland Press Photographer of the Year awards.
Those journalists are Associated Press photographer Nasser Al Shiokhe, French Agency photographer Hazem Badir, and two Reuters photographers Ma'moun Wazoz and Yosri Al Jamal.