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Photojournalism presentation

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

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