Associated Press Guide to Photojournalism

Author: Brian Horton

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007178344X

Category: Reference

Page: 224

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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.
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Associated Press guide to photojournalism

Author: Brian Horton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 223

View: 1841

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.
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A Photojournalist's Field Guide

In the trenches with combat photographer Stacy Pearsall

Author: Stacy Pearsall

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133257908

Category: Photography

Page: 288

View: 9153

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
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Photojournalism: Text

Author: Kenneth Kobre

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Photojournalism

Page: 504

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Truth Needs No Ally

Inside Photojournalism

Author: Howard Chapnick

Publisher: University of Missouri Press

ISBN: 9780826209559

Category: Photography

Page: 369

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The man called "Mr. Photojournalism" by the Washington Post here offers the most comprehensive book available on documentary photography, covering the history and ethics of the craft as well as practical issues for anyone with a serious interest in photography.
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Associated Press reporting handbook

Author: Jerry Schwartz

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: 9780071372176

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 219

View: 5899

From dailies, to specialized monthlies and quarterlies, to online journals, there are now more venues for disseminating information than ever before—all of them in need of qualified reporters. Written for a new generation of journalists, this handbook schools readers in the art and science of reporting as practiced at the world’s largest and oldest news service. Written by an ace reporter with over 20 years on the job, it provides expert guidance and all the tools needed to successfully investigate and report on newsworthy events, locally, nationally, and internationally, including traditional pencil-and-paper technique as well as cutting-edge computer-assisted reporting technologies. Throughout, the book is enriched by insightful tips and anecdotes from veteran AP reporters such as trial writer Linda Deutsch, national writer and Pulitzer winner Charles J. Hanley, special correspondent Mort Rosenblum, space writer Marcia Dunn, and others.
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Photojournalism

150 Years of Outstanding Press Photography

Author: Reuel Golden

Publisher: Carlton Books Limited

ISBN: 9781847326362

Category: Photography

Page: 256

View: 9708

A collection of professional photographs featuring photojournalistic pieces from various wars and conflicts that illustrate extreme social, economic, and cultural issues from around the world.
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Talking Through Pictures

A Beginner's Guide to Photojournalism

Author: Jürg Wittwer

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781523232024

Category:

Page: 84

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The job of photojournalists is to capture a moment in time, to tell a story without words. Delivered in twelve easy-to-follow chapters, this book takes you step-by-step through the important aspects of making professional photos. Whether you want to launch a new career as a professional photographer or simply learn to take better pictures, this book will provide you short tips and simple tools to improve your photographic skills. Take your photographic knowledge to the next level. Please note, that this is a simple, straightforward introduction to taking pictures. The rules are simple, but their application is difficult. Nevertheless, if you are an experienced photographer it may not be the right book for you.
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Photojournalism and Today's News

Creating Visual Reality

Author: Loup Langton

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 264

View: 494

"Photojournalism and Today's News" provides an intelligent and practical look at photojournalism and the newsroom. Remarkable in its breadth and clarity, Langton's book is an essential guide for aspiring photojournalists and young professionals to newsroom culture and how that culture influences photographic assignments, production, and editing. It also explores the relationships formed between photographers and their subjects, and it considers ethical issues, changes brought about by on-line publications, and visual reportage from Iraq. In a field all too often dominated by strictly "how-to" books, Langton provides an inviting mix of practical issues supported by in-depth examples from the field and critical thinking. Written by an award-winning photo editor and director of photography, and based on interviews with more than seventy high-profile journalists, the book will appeal to undergraduates and young professionals alike.
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National Geographic Photography Field Guide

Secrets to Making Great Pictures

Author: Peter K. Burian,Robert Caputo,National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publisher: National Geographic Society

ISBN: 9780792256762

Category: Photography

Page: 368

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Offers advice to both beginners and professionals on how to create striking and original photographs of people, landscapes, and wildlife.
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Contemporary Editing

Author: Cecilia Friend,Don Challenger

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135941343

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 440

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Contemporary Editing offers journalism students a forward-looking introduction to news editing, providing instruction on traditional newsroom conventions along with a focus on emerging news platforms. This comprehensive text provides students with a strong understanding of everything an editor does, addressing essential copy editing fundamentals such as grammar and style; editorial decision making; photo editing, information graphics, and page design; and new media approaches to storytelling. Throughout, the book focuses on how "the editor’s attitude"—a keen awareness of news values, ethics, and audience—comes into play in all facets of news editing. This new edition offers expanded coverage of web publishing and mobile media, giving students solid editing skills for today’s evolving media and news forums. Features of the Third Edition: -Editing 2.0 boxes discuss the impact of digital technology and social media on editing. -Coverage of grammar problems and a new chapter on working with numbers provide students with a strong grasp of math and grammar, which are the underpinnings for all writing and editing. -An emphasis on editing for brevity prepares students to write and edit clearly and briefly, for print and for the web. -A chapter on the art of headline writing guides students through one of the editor’s most important tasks, and introduces the task of search engine optimization. -Examples of ethics and legal situations show students how issues arise in even the most basic stories, and how to address them. -Online exercises present additional practice for students, without needing to purchase a workbook.
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Depth of Field

Tips on Photojournalism and Creativity

Author: Alex Garcia

Publisher: Agate Digital

ISBN: 1572844531

Category: Photography

Page: 82

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DEAR READERS: Please note this is a fixed-layout ebook. For the best reading experience, please read on a large-screen reading device or tablet (Kindle, iPad, etc). Comprised of weekly blog posts by author and Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Alex Garcia that originally appeared on the Chicago Tribune website, Depth of Field is a comprehensive and useful handbook on how to become a better photographer. It is both a practical guide that has many applicable lessons and entertaining anecdotes, serving both amateurs just picking up a camera for the first time as well as seasoned photojournalists. Garcia discusses the demands of photojournalism and interviews his peers who are pursuing a variety of projects, lending the book a broad perspective on numerous fields. The advice contained in Depth of Field discusses techniques, gadgets, and technology, as well as cliches to avoid. Throughout the book, Garcia displays his talents with pictures, portraits, and full-color examples of his best work. Depth of Field is perfect for anyone interested in the academic as well as practical elements of photojournalism, providing an in-depth portrait of the ethical, artistic, and journalistic concerns that go into this powerful storytelling medium.
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Practical Photojournalism

A Professional Guide

Author: Martin Keene

Publisher: Ammonite Press

ISBN: 9781781451175

Category:

Page: 260

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Press photography is not just a career, it's a way of life, and photojournalists have a ringside seat on contemporary history. This book explains how to capitalize on that ringside seat. Written by an expert in the field, Practical Photojournalism covers the basics of photography from an understanding of the effects of light, aperture, shutter speed, ISO and focusing, to an appreciation of composition, perspective and dynamic range. There's in-depth advice on choosing and using cameras, lenses, flashguns, tripods, filters and other equipment, including the role of modern smartphones in today's "citizen journalism." The core skills of the working photographer are detailed, with reference to areas of speciality in news, fashion, royalty, advertising, sport and war photography, and social history issues. Allied essential skills such as caption-writing, keywording and archiving images are also covered. This comprehensive book includes invaluable information on the latest developments in picture transmission, the role of the picture desk in the modern newspaper or news agency, the legal aspects of photojournalism and the rights and moral responsibility of the photographer. Digital photography has broadly replaced film-based photography in the world of photojournalism, and the author gives an authoritative guide to the medium, along with practical instruction on postproduction techniques, such as retouching, in addition to advice on cropping, sizing and manipulating images. Finally, a guide to established career paths into photojournalism offers useful sources for further investigation.
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Physiology Demystified

Author: Dale Layman

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071471145

Category: Science

Page: 411

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Say goodbye to dry presentations, grueling formulas, and abstract theories that would put Einstein to sleep -- now there's an easier way to master the disciplines you really need to know. McGraw-Hill's Demystified Series teaches complex subjects in a unique, easy-to-absorb manner, and is perfect for users without formal training or unlimited time. They're also the most time-efficient, interestingly written "brush-ups" you can find. Organized as self-teaching guides, they come complete with key points, background information, questions at the end of each chapter, and even final exams. You'll be able to learn more in less time, evaluate your areas of strength and weakness and reinforce your knowledge and confidence. A complete, self-teaching guide to the function and interaction of bodily systems, with coverage of: comparative physiology, functions at the chemical and cellular levels, organic compounds, the cell, physiology of muscle, nerves and glands, sensory physiology, motor functions, autonomic nerves and the endocrine system, air and blood transport, digestive and genitourinary systems, and more.
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The Associated Press Stylebook 2017

Author: The Associated Press

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 9780465093045

Category: Reference

Page: 536

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The style of the Associated Press is the gold standard for news writing. With The AP Stylebook in hand, you can learn how to write and edit with the clarity and professionalism for which they are famous. Fully revised and updated, this new edition contains more than 3,000 A to Z entries—including more than 200 new ones—detailing the AP's rules on grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, abbreviation, and word and numeral usage. You'll find answers to such wide-ranging questions as: · When should the names of government bodies be spelled out and when should they be abbreviated? · What are the general definitions of the major religious movements? · Which companies do the big media conglomerates own? · Who are all the members of the British Commonwealth? · How should box scores for baseball games be filed? · What constitutes “fair use”? · What exactly does the Freedom of Information Act cover? With invaluable additional sections on the unique guidelines for business and sports reporting and on how you can guard against libel and copyright infringement, The AP Stylebook is the one reference that all writers, editors, and students cannot afford to be without.
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Schaum's Quick Guide to Writing Great Research Papers

Author: Laurie Rozakis

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071511229

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

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Schaum's is here--to help you write great research papers The experts at Schaum's are at your service-ready to help you with concise, complete, step-by-step instructions that will make writing research papers a breeze, not a burden. The clear, concise guidelines and in-depth instruction in this book will show you how to write high-quality research papers that will help you succeed academically and in the professional world. You'll quickly learn how to: Select and narrow your topic Evaluate and present evidence persuasively Avoid plagiarism and other novice mistakes Learn from examples, sample papers, and model documentation
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Moments

The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographs

Author: Hal Buell

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers

ISBN: 9781631910081

Category:

Page: 336

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The bestselling, complete collection of more than 600 Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs, from the first awards in 1942 through the 2015 honors.Organized by year, the photographs in this stunning and emotional work create a poignant visual chronicle of our times. The images here, many of which are seared into our collective consciousness, include raising the flag at Iwo Jima, a young Vietnamese girl fleeing her village, her body burned by napalm, and the collapse of the World Trade towers. Others show less-well-known, but equally as powerful scenes from children in war-torn Liberia washing themselves in a bucket of water to a high-diver at the Barcelona Olympics. Each photograph is narrated with an essay by Hal Buell, the former head of picture services at Associated Press. An illustrated timeline of each year places the photographs in historical context. "
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2012 Photographer's Market

Author: Mary Burzlaff Bostic

Publisher: North Light Books

ISBN: 9781440314193

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 688

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FULLY UPDATED WITH ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO FIND BUYERS FOR YOUR PHOTOS For more than three decades, photographers have trusted Photographer’s Market as a resource for helping them grow their businesses. Now Photographer’s Market has improved upon this history to provide a comprehensive and 100% up-to-date listing of every must-have market for working photographers today: magazines, book publishers, greeting card companies, stock agencies, advertising firms, contests and more. In addition to the more than 1,500 individually verified market listings, the 2012 Photographer’s Market includes: A FREE 1-year subscription to ArtistMarketOnline.com, (a $40 value!) where you can search listings, track your submissions, get the latest photography news and much more (Note: free subscription included with print version only) Up-to-date information on how to start and run a photography business, including how to find clients, who to contact to submit your photos, what types of photos they need and how to submit both digital and film images NEW! Special features on selling more photography in 2012, secrets to social media success, exploring new niches, bringing new life to an old business, generating referrals and managing your clients NEW! Inspiring and informative interviews with successful professionals including sports photographer Rick Wilson, fine art photographer Kathleen McFadden, wedding photographer Marissa Bowers and Harley-Davidson’s chief photographer Brad Chaney NEW! Q&As with tips and advice from photo rep Norman Maslov and American Photographic Artists CEO Stephen Best Markets for fine art photographers, including hundreds of galleries and art fairs as well as tips for maximizing art fair success PLEASE NOTE: Free subscriptions are NOT included with the ebook version of this title.
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Storytelling for Photojournalists

Reportage and Documentary Photography Techniques

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781682030004

Category: Photography

Page: 128

View: 4499

Learn what it takes to shoot reportage--photojournalistic images--from developing an idea, to making travel plans, to gathering the requisite information about the subject/scene and locale, to packing the appropriate gear and nailing the technical aspects of the shoot. Success in photojournalism is predicated on having a firm understanding of the business. Conceiving of a suitable reportage concept and getting a technically sound image may seem a simple task for photographers well-versed in photographing other subjects, but the truth is, photojournalism requires a special skill-set and understanding of what it is that such jobs entail. In this book, you’ll learn what to shoot, how to shoot it, how and where to socialize and determine cultural basics that may impact how and what you can photograph, how to get your images onto editors’ desks and in front of the eyes of the wider world audience, and how to make sales.
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It's What I Do

A Photographer's Life of Love and War

Author: Lynsey Addario

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143128418

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

View: 6678

A MacArthur Genius Grant and Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist documents her relentless pursuit of complex truths in the years after September 11, describing her witness to the American invasion of Afghanistan and the lives of people before and after Taliban reign. Simultaneous.
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