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Photo journalism

  1. 1. Photo Journalism................ <ul><li>Telling A Story With Photographs </li></ul>
  2. 2. Lesson Objectives <ul><li>Discuss the impact and messages contained within the journalistic photograph. </li></ul><ul><li>Examine the works of pioneers in the field of Photo Journalism. </li></ul><ul><li>Explore local historical images to consider how we can achieve similar results today. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Photo Journalism <ul><li>What is in a picture? </li></ul><ul><li>In small groups discuss what circumstances surround the people of this picture at the moment it was taken </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Story Telling Picture <ul><li>A picture paints a thousand words............................. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Henri Cartier-Bresson <ul><li>Brilliant slices extracted from the stream of time......................... </li></ul>Dessau, Germany, shortly after the end of the Second World War. In a camp for so-called displaced persons, a Nazi victim suddenly recognizes a former Gestapo informant. The young Henri Cartier-Bresson was on the spot and took a photograph that became an icon of liberation and a symbol for the end of the Nazi terror. <ul><li>Cartier-Bresson is considered to be the father of Photojournalism...... </li></ul>
  6. 6. Henri Cartier-Bresson <ul><li>Brilliant slices extracted from the stream of time......................... </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.all-art.org/history658_photography13-21.html </li></ul>
  7. 7. Thinking Task <ul><li>Try to list 5 uses of photojournalism used today.......... </li></ul><ul><li>Sport </li></ul><ul><li>War </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrity Events </li></ul><ul><li>Disasters </li></ul><ul><li>Music Concerts </li></ul><ul><li>And more.... </li></ul><ul><li>Find and discuss a good example of each. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Robert Capa <ul><li>&quot;If your photographs aren't good enough, you're not close enough.&quot; </li></ul>This picture shows a Spanish Republican militiaman reeling backward at what appears to be the instant a bullet strikes his chest or head on a hillside near Córdoba in 1936. <ul><li>He knew war well, so well he despised it. He sought for peace without expecting it. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Robert Capa <ul><li>&quot;If your photographs aren't good enough, you're not close enough.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>He knew war well, so well he despised it. He sought for peace without expecting it. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Local Photojournalism <ul><li>We have a wealth of stories told by people using similar techniques </li></ul>
  11. 11. Local Photojournalism <ul><li>&quot;If your photographs aren't good enough, you're not close enough.&quot; </li></ul>
  12. 12. Local Photojournalism <ul><li>A stoic local resident holds up two pieces of masonry from his shattered home after the raid. </li></ul><ul><li>A stoic local resident holds up two pieces of masonry from his shattered home after the raid. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Local Photojournalism
  14. 14. Old Streets...Same Buildings
  15. 15. For friday’s lesson............ Revisiting History Revisiting History <ul><li>Examine a story from Gazette Live, The Mail or any other historical journal on Hartlepool and photograph the area’s current state all these years after the original photograph was taken </li></ul><ul><li>For your portfolio, take a series of photographs with your camera or mobile phone that tells a story of regular everyday life in Hartlepool. </li></ul>

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