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  2. What is Photojournalism? Photojournalism is a form of a collection, a presentation of images in news for the general public. Images create news all on their own.
  3. Power of Image  Universal language  Empowers the moment  Narrative in an instant  Can trump text
  4. Difference Between Photography and Photojournalism Photography- Which image get used and how images are constructed Photojournalism- Adhere to ethics, images of a story, reporting the images to public
  5. Who is Photojournalist? A photojournalist can send ripples across the world with the publication of an iconic photograph, an agent for social change
  6. Qualities of Photojournalism  Timeliness  Objectivity  Narrative
  7. History The beginnings of photojournalism occurred in the middle of the 18th century Possible by printing and photography inventions that occurred between 1880 and 1897
  8. First Photojournalist Carol Szathmari Romanian Photographer (1812-1887) Did pictures in the Crimean War (between Russia and Turkey, 1853 to 1856).
  9. Crimean War
  10. First Photo Print Entitled “ A Scene in ShantyTown” First halftone photo printed in the Daily Graphic (New York) March 4, 1880
  11. Golden Age (1930 to 1950)  Huge readerships and reputations largely on use of photography  Picture Post (London)  Life (USA)  Paris Match (Paris)  The Daily Mirror (London)  The Daily Graphic (N.Y)
  12. World Famous Photojournalist  Jacob August Riis  Mathew B. Brady  Margaret Bourke-White  Charls Porter  Robert Capa
  13.  Harry Benson  Chip Berlet  Felice Beato  Roger Fenton  James Nachtwey Contd..
  14. Professional Organizations  The Dennish Union of Press Photographers 1912  Pressfotografernas Klubb, Sweden (1930)  The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) 1946
  15. Awards in Photojournalism  Pulitzer Prizes, 1968  World Press Photo  Best of Photojournalism  Pictures of the year  The press photographers’Year
  16. Impact of New Technology  Box Camera 35 mm Leica camera Digital Cameras  Film negative Memory Card
  17. Father of Modern Photojournalism Henri Cartier Bresson French Photojournalist (1908-2004)
  18. Digitalization of Photojournalism  Picture taking  Picture processing
  19. Picture Taking  Photographer based technique  Equipment based technique  Subject based technique
  20. Picture Processing  Adobe Photoshop widely used
  21. Photojournalism Standards  Be accurate and comprehensive in the representation of subjects  Avoid own biasness  Respect and dignity for all subjects  Do not intentionally contribute to alter, or seek to alter or influence events
  22. Contd..  Maintain the integrity of the photo- graphic images’ content and context Don’t give reward to sources or subjects for participation or information  Don’t accept gifts who influence the coverage
  23. Basic Responsibilities  Trustee for the public  Brain-storming with journalists  Consulting with photo editors  Developing film
  24.  Editing photos  Scheduling photo sessions  Writing the photo caption Contd..
  25. Photojournalism in India  Photography came to India in the 1840's  By 1869 all the Presidencies of the States of Bombay and Madras had sponsored photographers for snapping Indian views in the field
  26. First Women Photojournalist Homai Vyarawalla
  27. India’s Photojournalists  Manobina Roy  Indira Dey  Kulwant Roy  Kishor Parekh  Altaf Qadri  Priyam Dhar
  28. Photojournalist Says..  “We should give the readers a truth of the situation as being honest.” Flip Schulke  “Our understanding both intellectually and emotionally the person or situation not just objective point of view, we are involved with soul.”- Gary Hershorn
  29. Photojournalism is our window to the world around us
  30. Thank You! Ms. Megha Gupta Ms. Rashi Walia Mr. Sijin Varghese