Photojournalism Satisfaction

Photojournalism is set apart from
other related genres of photography

Similar to a writer, the photojournalist is also a reporter but they typically must make decisions at the moment and carry photographic gear, often while open to the elements of considerable obstacles (weather conditions, crowd situations, and physical danger).

Photojournalism is set apart from other related genres of photography (like street photography, celebrity photography or documentary photography) by such thing as:

    Narrative, meaning the images are united with other news component, making the facts relate to the reader or on-looker on a cultural basis.
    Objectivity, Have the circumstances depicted by the photographs are a fair and balanced account of the occurrences they represent in both tone and content.
    Timely, See that he images have significance within the framework of a freshly published account of events.
Therefore, photojournalism is best defined as photography acquired to be used, along with text, to report facts about topical events. Although It's typically referred to still photographs, and in some situations to video used with broadcast journalism or just used personally.

10 Most Expensive Photojournalism Catastrophe Stories in the World

 The Titanic

#10 Titanic ran into an iceberg on her maiden voyage on the way from Southampton, England, to New York City, and sank on 15 April 1912, resulting in the deaths of 1,517 people in one of the most deadly peacetime maritime disasters in history.

The Chatsworth train collision

#9 The Chatsworth train collision happened Friday September 12, 2008, when a Union Pacific freight train collided head-on with a Metrolink commuter train in the Chatsworth district of Los Angeles, California. The accident happened on a curved portion of single track on a Metrolink Ventura County Line just to the east of Stoney Point.

B2 Bomber Crash

#8  February 23, 2008, a B-2 crashed on a runway shortly after taking off from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam. The crash of the Spirit of Kansas, 89-0127, which had been operated by the 393rd Bomb Squadron,

The Exxon Valdez oil spill

#7 The Exxon Valdez oil spill happened in Prince William Sound, Alaska, on March 24, 1989, when the oil tanker, the Exxon Valdez, headed for Long Beach, California, ran into a Prince William Sound Bligh Reef and spilled an estimated 260,000 to 100%,000 barrels of crude oil.

Alpha oil rig in the North Sea

#6 July 6, 1988 in the North Sea off Scotland: 166 workers were killed in explosion and fire on Occidental Petroleum's Piper Alpha rig in the North Sea; 64 workers survivored. It was the world's worst offshore oil mishap.

The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster

#5 The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster happened on January 28, 1986, when Space Shuttle Challenger shattered with just 73 seconds into its flight, killing seven crew members. The spacecraft disintegrated while over the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of central Florida

Prestige Oil Tanker Spill in 2002

#4 Prestige Oil Tanker Spill in 2002 caused changes In Cell Structure, also causing serious damage to the ecosystems in the Bay of Biscay.

The Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster occurred on Saturday February 1st, 2003

#3 The Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster occurred on Saturday February 1st, 2003 and was the second Space Shuttle Disaster and the first shuttle lost during a landing. A shock wave went around the world over the mishap.

On April 26, 1986, nuclear reactor number four at the Chernobyl nuclear power facility in what is now Ukraine exploded

#2 On April 26, 1986, nuclear reactor number four at the Chernobyl nuclear power facility in what is now Ukraine exploded. The largest civil nuclear disaster in history led to mass evacuations, and long-term  agricultural, health and economic suffering

The United States presidential election of 2008 took place on November 4, 2008

#1 The United States presidential election of 2008 took place on November 4, 2008. Democrat Barack Obama, then a junior United States Senator from the State of Illinois, defeated Republican John McCain, the senior U.S. Senator from Arizona.

If one takes the CEA at its word, there might be some confusion. Two quarters ago, it claimed that the stimulus added or saved just under 2.7 million jobs. That’s 288,000 more jobs than it claims the stimulus has created or saved as of today. (That's because the Congressional Budget Office has downgraded its claim of the stimulus’ “success,” too.) Compare these numbers to the President’s promise to create 3.5 million jobs by 2010—instead, the economy, lost millions of jobs, leaving Obama 7.3 million jobs short of his promise.

updated article Oct 16, 2011

 


 

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