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|Author||: Jennifer Good,Paul Lowe|
Understanding Photojournalism explores the interface between theory and practice at the heart of photojournalism, mapping out the critical questions that photojournalists and picture editors consider in their daily practice and placing these in context. Outlining the history and theory of photojournalism, this textbook explains its historical and contemporary development; who creates, selects and circulates images; and the ethics, aesthetics and politics of the practice. Carefully chosen, international case studies represent a cross section of key photographers, practices and periods within photojournalism, enabling students to understand the central questions and critical concepts. Illustrated with a range of photographs and case material, including interviews with contemporary photojournalists, this book is essential reading for students taking university and college courses on photography within a wide range of disciplines and includes an annotated guide to further reading and a glossary of terms to further expand your studies.
|Author||: Brian Horton|
|Editor||: McGraw Hill Professional|
Written by noted AP photographer and photoeditor Brian Horton, this is an insider’s manual to one of the most glamorous and exciting media professions. Emphasizing the creative process behind the photojournalist’s art, Brian Horton draws upon his three decades of experience, as well as the experiences of other award-winning photojournalists, to instruct readers in the secrets of snapping memorable news photos every time. With the help of more than 100 photographs from the AP archives, he analyzes what constitutes successful news photos of every type, including portraits, tableaux, sports shots, battlefield scenes, and more, as well as offering tips on how to develop a style of your own.
|Author||: Claude Hubert Cookman|
|Editor||: Northwestern University Press|
The traditional approach to studying American photojournalism explains the what and who of photojournalism -- what events and developments occurred, what notable images were taken, and who took them. Without neglecting those concerns, American Photojournalism emphasizes the why.
|Author||: Kenneth Kobre|
Examines the field of photojournalism, discussing the different types of photographs, cameras and equipment, digital images, and the law and ethics related to the profession.
|Author||: Rosamund Kidman Cox,Natural History Museum|
|Editor||: Natural History Museum|
This is a collection of powerful images from past years of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition--the most famous and prestigious event of its kind in the world. Taken by photographers who are skilled in storytelling and reportage, each image carries with it an unforgettable story, often a message about the current state of the natural world. Sometimes these involve individual characters, but always there is a bigger story behind the immediate one. Such images require not only photographic skill but also an intimacy with the subject and considerable research and dedication. They have been taken by more than 50 award-winning photographers representing nearly 20 countries.
|Author||: Kenneth Kobre|
|Editor||: Gulf Professional Publishing|
A comprehensive text offers coverage of news, features, sports, politics, and contemporary issues and includes interviews with leading professionals, technical illustrations, and summaries of the latest research in the field.
|Author||: Thelma Fayle|
|Editor||: Heritage House Publishing Co|
Ted Grant, the undisputed father of Canadian photojournalism, has made a career out of being in the right place at the right time. Over his sixty years in the business, he has immortalized some of the greatest events in history and caught some of the world's most famous and elusive subjects in rare moments of unaffected humanity. From Pierre Trudeau sliding jubilantly down a banister to Ben Johnson in his brief moment of glory at the 1988 Olympics to Sue Rodriguez in her right-to-die campaign, Grant has amassed a collection of over 300,000 photographs—the largest by a single photojournalist in Canadian history. Based on over fifty interviews with the man himself (as well as with his family, friends and colleagues across Canada) and extensive research of the Ted Grant Special Collections in Ottawa, this book is both an iconic and an intimate portrait of the second half of the twentieth century, Canada's coming of age, and the man who saw it all through the lens of his camera.
|Author||: John Godfrey Morris,John G. Morris|
|Editor||: University of Chicago Press|
This book seeks to explore the desirability and feasibility of placing ecological science at the center of an understanding of pesticide law and policy, and it will be the first ever to explore the ecological and legal landscapes related to pesticide use in an interdisciplinary fashion. Although concerns over the ecological impacts of pesticides such as DDT fueled the environmental movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s, and led to the creation of the field of environmental law, the ecological impacts of pesticide use have been largely ignored by the law and by legal scholars for more than 30 years. Despite the substantial impacts of pesticides on the environment, most environmental law texts touch only briefly and in a cursory manner on pesticide issues. Similarly, ecological texts dealing with pesticide impacts largely ignore the role of the law in addressing these concerns. This book will be the first to provide a serious treatment of the significance of pesticide issues in environmental law and the first to provide an ecological perspective on the legal issues. Only very recently have new ecological understandings demonstrated that current environmental laws are wholly inadequate to address ecological impacts of pesticide use. Recent studies demonstrate that the actions taken in the 1970s and early 1980s to ban or restrict certain ecologically harmful pesticides, such as DDT and its relatives, have done little to protect wildlife, including threatened and endangered species, or ecological systems, from the harms of pesticide use. A 2004 Center for Biological Diversity Report concludes that 375 threatened or endangered species are currently at risk of extinction from pesticide use in the U.S. Moreover, a 2006 demonstrates that the impacts from pesticides extend to international economy. A recent study concludes that insects provide ecological services, such as pest control, pollination, and grazing land clean-up, amounting to more than $57 billion per year in the U.S. alone. A 2006 National Research Council Report concludes that populations of pollinators and other insects providing ecological services are in serious decline, due in large part to pesticide use. As was set forth in the first book of the Ecology and Law series, four major factors have influenced the manner in which environmental effects of pesticide use are addressed by society: "1) "ecology," i.e., the developing science of ecology; 2) "public culture," i.e., the emergence of a public culture that increasingly embraces an ethos of nature and sustainability; 3) "public policy," i.e., local statute and federal policies, largely the result of the arousal of vigorous environmental movements and the emergence of "ecosystem regimes" as central players in the environmental policy debate; and 4) "environmental law," i.e., environmental constitutional provisions, legislation, regulations, court rulings, and international agreements, laws and treaties. Although each of these influences constitutes its own academic discipline, they are inextricably intertwined. Historically, each academic discipline, if addressing the other influences at all, has only given scant treatment to them. This book strives to integrate all four influences in a more balanced and interdisciplinary manner. The structure of this book will be an organized exploration of the co-evolution of pest control and pesticide law. After an introduction, which will provide an overview of the complexities of issues associated with pesticide use both from a legal and an ecological perspective, the author will explore the ecology of pests and the evolution of the control or pests. Next, she will provide an in-depth treatment of the ecological impacts of pesticide use, followed by an exploration of the evolution of the law in response to such impacts. The book will then address the legacy of past pesticide use. Finally, the conclusion will analyze how recent developments in ecological science can be used to inform the law, and will propose a number of potential ways in which the law could be changed to respond to better ecological understandings.
|Author||: Kenneth Kobre|
Widely recognized as setting the standard in photojournalism education, Photojournalism: The Professionals' Approach blends practical techniques with hard-hitting photographs and penetrating interviews with top professionals. From hard news, features, and sports to photo illustrations and the picture story, in-depth case studies take readers along with working professionals as they meet on-the-job challenges. Chapters on color, the strobe, and digital imaging provide clear and simple-to-understand examples. Illustrations accompany many photos to better explain technical situations. Extensive law and ethics chapters provide solid insight into the challenges working pros face every day. This updated edition features a new chapter on digital imaging and new material on finding feature pictures, picture editing, ethics, law, and wartime censorship, more interviews with professionals, and a complete redesign. As in previous editions, the third features the best in U.S. photojournalism - including nearly 150 new photographs to teach and inspire those who would be photojournalists. Extensive electronic research has produced an impressive bibliography that draws on the latest research in the field.
|Author||: Paul Martin Lester|
Originally published in 1991. "A photojournalist is a mixture of a cool, detached professional and a sensitive, involved citizen. The taking of pictures is much more than F-stops and shutter speeds. The printing of pictures is much more than chemical temperatures and contrast grades. The publishing of pictures is much more than cropping and size decisions. A photojournalist must always be aware that the technical aspects of the photographic process are not the primary concerns." This book addresses ethics in photojournalism in depth, with sections on the philosophy in the discipline, on pictures of victims or disaster scenes, on privacy rights and on altering images. As important and interesting today as when it was first in print.
|Author||: Loup Langton|
A practical look at photojournalism and the newsroom. It is an essential guide for aspiring photojournalists and young professionals to newsroom culture, and how that culture influences photographic assignments, production and editing.
|Author||: Stuart Allan|
If everyone with a smartphone can be a citizen photojournalist, who needs professional photojournalism? This rather flippant question cuts to the heart of a set of pressing issues, where an array of impassioned voices may be heard in vigorous debate. While some of these voices are confidently predicting photojournalism's impending demise as the latest casualty of internet-driven convergence, others are heralding its dramatic rebirth, pointing to the democratisation of what was once the exclusive domain of the professional. Regardless of where one is situated in relation to these stark polarities, however, it is readily apparent that photojournalism is being decisively transformed across shifting, uneven conditions for civic participation in ways that raise important questions for journalism’s forms and practices in a digital era. This book's contributors identify and critique a range of factors currently recasting photojournalism's professional ethos, devoting particular attention to the challenges posed by the rise of citizen journalism. This book was originally published as two special issues, in Digital Journalism and Journalism Practice.
|Author||: Fred S. Parrish|
|Editor||: Wadsworth Publishing Company|
PHOTOJOURNALISM: AN INTRODUCTION is a richly illustrated book that encourages aspiring photojournalists to communicate to readers the most appropriate truth fairly represented, though an eye-catching personal style, with technical proficiency, within legal and ethical and taste restrictions, and with an appreciation of some of what came before in photography and photojournalism.PHOTOJOURNALISM: AN INTRODUCTION reaches out to bring your students the commentary of some of the most talented visually oriented journalistic professionals of contemporary and past times. A wealth of photographs is reproduced to illustrate points, serve as examples of what others have done, and stimulate students to visually communicate in an eye-catching and effective way. Taken as a whole, these images are a portfolio of some of the best photojournalism anywhere.
|Author||: Robert Lebeck,Cordula Lebeck|
|Editor||: Steidl / Edition7L|
Reprints original news pieces produced between 1839 and 1973, from nineteenth-century illustrations of new railway stations to legendary photos taken in Vietnam, culled from the top magazines, newspapers, and photojournalists of the period.
|Author||: Fred Ritchin|
The older paradigm for photojournalists was to simply record events, with the hopeand frequently the expectationthat people and their governments would be moved to respond to the injustices pictured; as witnessed by the impact of certain images during the Civil Rights movement and the Vietnam War. Given evolving media and political climates, however, including the billions of images now available online from all kinds of sources, the purpose and effectiveness of media, in particular of visual journalism, has been called into question. Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and Citzenship, by author and critic Fred Ritchin, addresses the new and emerging potentials for visual media to impact society. Ritchin examines the historical and contemporary uses of photography and related media to inspire social change. From the unintended consequences of citizen journalism and leaked images such as those from Abu Ghraib, to the new strategies by visual journalists and the targeted human rights projects by documentary photographers, the intention of this book is to provide a much-needed critical approach to the issues involved in such efforts. Also encompassing online efforts, uses of video, and a diverse range of books and exhibitions, Bending the Frame aims for as wide-ranging and farreaching a discussion as possible, asking the critical question: how can images promote new thinking and make a difference in the world?
|Author||: Stacy Pearsall|
|Editor||: Peachpit Press|
In this comprehensive, practical guide, award-winning photojournalist Stacy Pearsall offers the techniques, guidance, and inspiration needed to succeed in the dynamic and exciting field of photojournalism. Starting with an overview of photojournalism and her experience as both a combat and domestic photographer, Stacy covers the basics of preparing for assignments, discussing such key topics as selecting suitable attire for different environments, assembling essential camera gear, developing the right approach for a story, and honing your shooting technique. beyond the fundamentals, Stacy then dives into the nitty-gritty details of photojournalism work, providing insights into living and working in harsh conditions, maintaining physical and mental health, and managing relationships with subjects. The book interweaves hundreds of Stacy’s amazing photographs with stories of her experiences in the field, providing context for advice on everything from navigating unfamiliar locations, to properly exposing your images, to building innovative multimedia projects. Follow her into "the trenches" for the fascinating stories behind the shots, which show by example how to get the best photographs you can, even under the most challenging circumstances. Features stunning full-color images from some of the author’s most dramatic moments as a photojournalist Offers insights on preparing for long-term assignments, working in austere environments, and reintegrating into society after a project Interweaves photography techniques with advice on interacting with subjects and creating compelling stories