Photojournalism is Not Dead
      Lynsey Weatherspoon
What is a photographer?


• A person who takes photographs using a camera.
• A professional photographer uses photography ...
What is photojournalism?


• Art or practice of communicating news by
  photographs
• Newspapers, magazines, websites, wee...
Is photojournalism really dead?


• It’s evolving
• New technology
• New ways of advertising skills and
  expertise
• Prom...
Portfolio? What’s that?

• Book with thought provoking, well
  composed images
• Critiqued by art directors and creative
 ...
Tony Messano, Art Director/Creative Director
How are you staying fresh and relevant?



• Read, read, read!
• Compose creative ideas, personal projects
• Refresh your ...
Who is your inspiration?

• Richard Avedon
• Gordon Parks
• Henri Cartier-Bresson
• Annie Leibovitz
• Mustafah Abdulaziz
•...
Personal Projects
Contact Information

• Lynsey Weatherspoon,
  hello@lynseyweatherspoon.com
• www.lynseyweatherspoon.com
• www.facebook.com...
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Presented at Samford University's annual High School Journalism Workshop on Thursday, September 16, 2010.

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  • Photojournalism is Not Dead

    1. 1. Photojournalism is Not Dead Lynsey Weatherspoon
    2. 2. What is a photographer? • A person who takes photographs using a camera. • A professional photographer uses photography to earn money whilst amateur photographers take photographs for pleasure and to record an event, emotion, place or person. • Are you a photographer?
    3. 3. What is photojournalism? • Art or practice of communicating news by photographs • Newspapers, magazines, websites, weeklies, etc.
    4. 4. Is photojournalism really dead? • It’s evolving • New technology • New ways of advertising skills and expertise • Promising future
    5. 5. Portfolio? What’s that? • Book with thought provoking, well composed images • Critiqued by art directors and creative directors • Make sure images have captions
    6. 6. Tony Messano, Art Director/Creative Director
    7. 7. How are you staying fresh and relevant? • Read, read, read! • Compose creative ideas, personal projects • Refresh your style • Create, practice, and visualize
    8. 8. Who is your inspiration? • Richard Avedon • Gordon Parks • Henri Cartier-Bresson • Annie Leibovitz • Mustafah Abdulaziz • Kendrick Brinson
    9. 9. Personal Projects
    10. 10. Contact Information • Lynsey Weatherspoon, hello@lynseyweatherspoon.com • www.lynseyweatherspoon.com • www.facebook.com/lynsey.weatherspoon • @lnweatherspoon
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