Category: Photojournalism

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...

What is photojournalism?

  South Africa, 1998. This is not the moon, but the virgin landscape of KwaZulu between Johannesburg and Cape Town. © Marc Riboud 1998 Photojournalism is a form of communicating the news through photographs. This would include aspects of journalism...

What is Photojournalism

Photojournalism as defined by dictionary.com is, “news photography, whether or not for primarily pictorial media, publications, or stories.” Another source, photography.lovetoknow.com states,” To put it simply, photojournalism is a type of journalism that combines photographs with news stories.” What defines...

WHAT IS PHOTOJOURNALISM

Copyright © 2016 David J. Carol. All rights reserved. According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, the word photojournalism is the act of using photos to share news stories in magazines and periodicals, but I, along with many others, believe it...