journalism that uses images to tell a news story
Photojournalism is journalism that uses images to tell a news story. It usually only refers to still images, but can also refer to video used in broadcast journalism.
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- [There is]...no such thing as photojournalism anymore. That's over, except in newspapers. I respect newspapers but the reality is that magazine "photojournalism" is finished. They want illustrations, Photoshopped pictures of movie stars.
- Mary Ellen Mark in: D.K. Row Interview: Mary Ellen Mark on photography, The Oregonian, 12 August 2010.
- I know how to tell a story, but there’s a deeper thing I’m trying to get to now that can’t be expressed with a caption.
- The country does not recognize a photojournalist as a journalist.
- Paolo Monti "Photojournalism and Film-making in Europe", in R. Smith (ed.), Photographic Communication, Hastings House, 1972, p. 350; quoted in "Fotoperiodismo", University of Guadalajara.
- My own eyes are no more than scouts on a preliminary search, or the camera's eye may entirely change my idea.
- Edward Weston as cited in: Harold Evans, Edwin Taylor (1978) Pictures on a page: photojournalism and picture editing. p. 75