Category: Photojournalism

Angelica Choneska

Angelica Choneska is a 19 year old student at New Mexico State University. She was sitting on a bench watching the DACA rally as she waited for her friends to join her to go to class. She is currently studying...

WHAT IS PHOTOJOURNALISM?

WHAT IS PHOTOJOURNALISM?

What is photojournalism? The world of journalism is open to several different mediums designed to tell a wide variety of stories along different platforms. One thing all journalists share in common is: our main goal is to tell a story....

WHAT IS PHOTOJOURNALISM?

What is Photojournalism? The word photojournalism is sort of a new concept in today’s era. Google defines photojournalism as, the art or practice of communicating news by photographs, especially in magazines. Photojournalism first started in 1853 when the first known...

WHAT IS PHOTOJOURNALISM

The official definition of photojournalism according to the Merriam-Webster  Dictionary is, “journalism in which copy is subordinate to pictorial usually photographic presentation of news stories or in which high proportion of pictorial presentation is used,”(Merriam-Webster, 2017).  Since photojournalism is changing...

WHAT IS PHOTOJOURNALISM?

Photojournalism is a form of journalism where using photographs is the main form of spreading the news. Photojournalism is an art of capturing emotions, disasters, hard news, and celebrating life all at once. It is a very tiresome, emotional, but...

PHOTOJOURNALISM

Photojournalism to me, is all about capturing an image that tells a story. A story that has a reason or a meaning behind it. The story of course must be newsworthy. As photojournalism relates to news and what is happening...

PHOTOJOURNALISM IN 2017

  Juan Rodriguez’s family struggles to cope with his impending deportation. Rodriguez does not have a criminal history, and he is the breadwinner for his wife and three daughters. Media: Jon Shapley and Marie D. De Jesus Photojournalism is the...

CAPTURING HUMAN DIGNITY

Photojournalism can be traced back to 1853, says Rachael Towne, when Carol Szathmari documented the Crimean War. Photojournalism changed with, “the advent of the 35mm Leica camera in 1925, as well as the invention of the first commercial flash bulbs...

CHRIS BURKARD

“CHRIS BURKARD PHOTOGRAPHY, COLD WATER SURFING” Photojournalism, which began in World War Two, was used to serve as tool of communication for news, specifically print publication. This was a way for people to visually connect current events and stories to...

A DEFINITION OF MODERN PHOTOJOURNALISM

Photojournalism is photography that would tell the entire story within one image. In the age that we live in where almost everyone has a camera in their pocket, anyone is capable of capturing a moment; but only a photojournalist can...

Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke-White

By Dion Ronquillo The reason I chose Margaret Bourke-White was the picture of Ghandi sitting near a spindle caught my attention. When I furthered my research on Margaret Bourke-White, I found that she used photography to fund her schooling, and...

Gordon Parks

By Josh Castillo Born on November 30, 1912, in Fort Scott, Kansas, Gordon Parks was a prolific self-taught photographer, writer, composer and filmmaker who became the first African-American photographer for Life and Vogue magazines.

DEATH SENTENCE!

Text by Bruce Berman This is a stunning photo essay on “Death Row” in a teenage woman’s prison in Tehran, Iran. The photos are enlightening. The captions are essential and illuminating. Consider the “miracle” of gaining access to the prison...

WHAT IS PHOTOJOURNALISM?

  According to Ed Kashi, “photojournalism is a unique and powerful form of visual storytelling.”  He goes on to speak about how the medium for photojournalism has changed as well.  It has come from something that was created for print...