Photojournalism is a particular form of journal ism illustrating a news story through photography.
S tarted in the 1850s when men started adding photos to newspaper stories. These photos were added through a process called engraving. Engravings were not actual photos, but interpretations of photos created by an engraver . Carol Szathmari was the very first photojournalist. During the Crimean War in 1853 to 1856, he took photos which were sent to the royal houses in Europe. In 1880, The Daily Graphic became the first publication to include a picture that was not an engraving. This was the first halftone reproduction of a photograph used for news purposes. the first photo printed using a halftone was in the Daily Graphic in 1880.
Javeed Khan, 13, holds his weapon as he poses for a photo at the headquarters of a Lashkar to fight against Taliban militants in their area, in Sultanwas village, district, Pakistan
Timeliness the images have meaning in the context of a recently published record of events. Objectivity the situation implied by the images is a fair and accurate representation of the events they depict in both content and tone. Narrative the images combine with other news elements to make facts relatable to the viewer or reader on a cultural level.
A Sudanese child tries crawling to a UN camp over a kilometer away. A vulture waits for her to die so it can eat her. This photo became popular practically overnight. The photographer won a Pulitzer prize
21-year-old Ajmal Kasab, one of ten terrorists who attacked Mumbai, India on November 26th, 2008 walks through the Chatrapathi Sivaji Terminal railway station, carrying weapons and duffel bags of ammunition.
A look at life in the country . Pakistani men pray next to a bullet-ridden vehicle parked in the compound of radical Lal Masjid or Red mosque as the chief cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz, not seen, talks to his supporters during Friday prayers, in Islamabad, Pakistan, April 17, 2009.
Afghan youth Asad Ullah, 10, talks with Private First Class U.S. soldier, Ryan Hayes, from the 2-1 Infantry, 5th. Stryker Brigades, as he guards a position in a village in the outskirts of Spin Boldak, about 100 kilometers (63 miles) southeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009.
In their last moments in the White House President George W. Bush, first lady Laura Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife Lynn await the arrival of Barack H. Obama before he is sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts as the 44th president of the United States on the West Front of the Capitol on January 20, 2009 in Washington, DC.