Photojournalism: Telling Stories with Pictures and Words
James Glen Stovall
Even in the digital age with its pervasive video, the news photograph – the single still image – retains its power to embed itself in our heads.
Because of that, photojournalism and the photojournalist are important parts of the field of journalism. Training people to understand the power of the photograph and think like a photojournalist is vital to journalism education.
That’s what this book does. Photojournalism: Telling Stories with Pictures and Words is aimed at young people who want to use a camera to show the world to others.
This book introduces students to the basic principles of photojournalism and to concepts such as the rule-of-thirds, cropping and editing, the value of the close-up, and the talent of seeing what other people do not see.
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Table of Contents
Telling stories with pictures and words 1
The Tennessee Journalism Series 6
The Power of the Photograph 8
Basic concepts of photojournalism 12
The Threes 16
The Picture Story 24
Basic photo editing 27
Audio slide shows 32
Photojournalism and the law 37
History: Brady made me president 40
Photojournalism – a special case for ethics 43
Three lessons in photojournalism 47
Visual elements 54
The Intercollegiate Online News Network 58
How to establish an ICONN/ISONN website 60
The Authors 62
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