Category: Photojournalism

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...

REIGNING CATS, AND DAWGS

LAS CRUCES, N.M.— Shoes screeched against the glossy finish of a wood court. Hands and forearms reverberated the smack of a pink leather ball as it floated across the net. A sea of maroon and gold juxtaposed the gymnasium’s royal...

WAR BONDS

    Robert Dawson, a Vietnam Veteran sits at the Southwest University Stadium on Monday August 28th, 2016 with four tickets to watch the El Paso Chihuahuas baseball team play an afternoon game. Sitting by himself, Robert is not alone....

Above and Beyond

Inspired by his father, Anthony Gonzalez quickly became fascinated by the guitar and rock music. Although being born in El Paso, Texas, Gonzalez grew up and spent most of his youth in Las Vegas, Nevada. At age 14 Gonzalez acquired...

UN DIA A LA VEZ: BUS STOP PHILOSOPHER ON LOSS

ESPAÑOLA, N.M.— The symphony of engines lend their hum to the steady afternoon traffic near the corner of Espinosa Street and Paseo de Oñate.  It is monsoon season, and the cascade of splashes from cars skidding past the massive rain...