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Photojournalism

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Basic knowledge for photojournalists to shoot compelling photos that enhance news stories and that attribute objective quality.

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Photojournalism

  1. 1. BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO, MPA;LLB
  2. 2. Fundamentals for Visual Impact Photojournalism may seem like a commodity these days. Everybody has a phone, and every phone has a camera. Those cameras are good enough to take a picture that can be published on the front page of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, and much more easily on the homepage of a website. So what’s differentiates the true photojournalist and the guy who happens to have a camera and happens to be on the scene at the right moment? BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO, MPA;LLB
  3. 3. PHOTO JOURNALISM – Its not an easy platform to contribute or grow as a photographer. It does require lots of perseverance, self realization and a definite mindset to change the world with your photograph. As we all know not many has succeeded, and for many professionals its yet a long journey. BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO, MPA;LLB
  4. 4. PHOTOJOURNALISM means more than being in the right place at the right time. At its core, photojournalism is serious journalism, with a focus on the visual impact of a story. BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO,
  5. 5. 1. PLANNING The most important thing to bring to your work as a photojournalist is planning. Photojournalism is rarely about capturing unexpected events, but rather about capturing unexpected moments at planned events. BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO, MPA;LLB
  6. 6. 2. TIMING A lot of photojournalism comes down to waiting A fascinating secret about timing, and something that you don’t learn until you’re actually on assignment, is that sometimes the critical moment can happen more than once. Even if you miss the that amazing shot if you can be there to catch that subsequent shot, it can be golden. With experience, you will learn to get the shot you need, even if you missed the shot you wanted. BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO, MPA;LLB
  7. 7. 3. EXPOSURE Photojournalism is not just about artistic expression, it’s also about making sure that people can see what’s happening. It’s tempting to look at the artistic possibilities of every scene, and you may find yourself frustrated by the need to report clearly and accurately what is actually happening. amazing high speed photography shot BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO, MPA;LLB
  8. 8. 4. CROPPING One of the advantages of using a high resolution camera is the ability to crop after-the-fact. There have been scandals about photojournalists who have done more sophisticated retouching and editing, to the point of making the image appear to be something that it wasn’t originally. PHOTOJOURNALISM is about documenting reality. Viewers trust you, and you have to respect that trust. BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO, MPA;LLB
  9. 9. Another sophisticated editing sample BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO,
  10. 10. 5. FOCUS It goes without saying that if the subject is out of focus, viewers won’t be able to see it properly. But focus is also a tool a photojournalist can use to draw attention to the elements that are the most relevant and image Selective focus and shallow depth of field enables this columbine to stand out in stark relief to a busy background. BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO, MPA;LLB
  11. 11. 6. SUBJECT Choosing what you want to focus on is an important aspect photojournalism. Sometimes you’ll come to an event because you know that there’s something specific there you want to capture, but sometimes you’re just looking around to see what’s newsworthy. Consider everything around you. BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO, MPA;LLB
  12. 12. 7. RIGHTS Don’t take photojournalism casually. What you report can change the lives of people who are represented in your photographs, and the people who see them. Approach the field with the respect it deserves. paparazzi controversial shots BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO, MPA;LLB
  13. 13. https://www.facebook.com/DipologDapitanCameraClub/?pnref=lhc BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO, MPA;LLB
  14. 14. Some nice photography shots of our local photographer in DDCC FREGER REYES PHOTOGRAPHY BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO,
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  25. 25. 1st : RUEL TABADA BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO, MPA;LLB
  26. 26. 2nd : JEROME CAPISEN BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO, MPA;LLB
  27. 27. 3rd: JOJI TABADA BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO, MPA;LLB
  28. 28. 4th : JEROME CAPISEN BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO, MPA;LLB
  29. 29. 5th : JOJI TABADA BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO,
  30. 30. 6th : RUEL TABADA BY: CHELDY SYGACO ELUMBA-PABLEO,
  31. 31. THANK YOU FOR READING! CHELDHAYE

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