Tagged: Photojournalism

Bailey Shillings

Bailey Shillings

Bailey Shillings, 19, of Portales New Mexico attends New Mexico State University as a geology major. She’s motivated to finish her degree and pursue the possibilities in her career path. Aside from learning about rocks, Bailey enjoys playing sports and...

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...

Richard Avedon

  By Heidi-Andra Smith As a photographer, my personal portfolio has grown a lot since I first started, I think the major part of its progress can take credit from the portraiture I’ve done, it has taught me to capture people 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...

NOT YOUR AVERAGE WATERGIRLS

NMSU’s Athletic Training Program is an educational program that prepares students for athletic training with hands on experience. Students in the program are placed with one of the sports offered on campus and assist the head athletic trainer of that sport. Celeste...

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...

What is Photojournalism?

  By definition, photojournalism is the telling of news through photographs. It is usually dominant of any text reporting and it is the major focus of telling the story. Usually it is a very small piece of text or even...

THEIR WORLD OUR WORLD

According to Henri Cartier-Bresson “to take photographs means to recognize—simultaneously and within a fraction of a second—both the fact itself and the rigorous organization of visually perceived forms that give it meaning” (Cartier-Bresson, 33). Cartier-Bresson was considered a modernist, not...

WELCOME TO J412/DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY

  Welcome to J412/Documentary Photography. This is a story-telling, project-oriented class. It’s main focus (!) is developing visual story-telling techniques, evolving a personal style, and gaining increased proficiency in using the physical tools (camera, lights, flash, Photoshop, WordPress web site)...

Water drops

For this week we had to do action shots of anything that seems interesting to us as a prequel to our sports assignment we have coming up. I decided to take pictures of rain dropping into the pool hoping to...

Living to appreciate sound

22-year-old Austin Johnston is aspiring to go back to school to study linguistics emphasizing in sign language. Why? Aside from growing up with numerous friends who are deaf or hard of hearing, he has a rare disease known as Meniere’s...

Steve McCurry

The Golden Age of photojournalism is the time during the 1930s through the 1950s when journalists were able to truly flex their skills with the advancement of the commercial 35mm Leica camera and the flash bulb. It was the beginning...