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5 of the Craziest War Photographers to Ever Cash a Paycheck

5 of the Craziest War Photographers to Ever Cash a Paycheck | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

In any profession, there are wild pioneers who do things that others won’t do and go places that others won’t go. In photography, we have quite a few of these individuals. But some stand out from the crowd. Some go where nobody sane would even consider...

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Forty years after ‘napalm girl’ picture, a photographer reflects on the moment that might have been his

Forty years after ‘napalm girl’ picture, a photographer reflects on the moment that might have been his | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Forty years after the “napalm girl” picture changed the tide in the Vietnam war, a photographer who was there and missed capturing that image reflects on its power and on waiting for the moment.
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40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
A moving collection of iconic photographs from the last 100 years that demonstrate the heartbreak of loss, the tremendous power of loyalty, and the triumph of the human spirit. Warning: Some of the...
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After the Revolution: Libya Photographed by Yuri Kozyrev | LightBox | TIME.com

After the Revolution: Libya Photographed by Yuri Kozyrev | LightBox | TIME.com | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

Abigail Hauslohner drove across Libya with photographer Yuri Kozyrev, and found a new country along the way.

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Henri Cartier-Bresson | the geometry of the moment “landscapes"

Henri Cartier-Bresson | the geometry of the moment “landscapes" | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

To take a photograph is to align the head, the eye and the heart. It’s a way of life.


To take a photograph is to hold one’s breath when all faculties converge in the face of fleeting reality.

Henri Cartier-Bresson

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fototazo: Documentary Photography, Photojournalism, and Fine Art Photography in the 1990s and 2000s

fototazo: Documentary Photography, Photojournalism, and Fine Art Photography in the 1990s and 2000s | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

“The meaning of a photograph is a construct that involves a group of people operating
against a specific background (news, art, …), subject to the group’s personal, cultural and
political biases. I think what we should be talking about is not how truthful photographs
are, but how truthful we expect them to be, given the background they’re operating in.”

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Alfred Eisenstaedt - Photojournalist of the Century.

Alfred Eisenstaedt - Photojournalist of the Century. | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

...Eisenstaedt was successful enough to become a full-time photographer in 1929. Four years later he photographed a meeting between Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini in Italy. Other notable pictures taken by Eisenstaedt in his early career include a waiter ice skating in St. Moritz in 1932 and Joseph Goebbels at the League of Nations in Geneva in 1933...

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Show and tell: the highs and lows of life as a documentary photographer

Show and tell: the highs and lows of life as a documentary photographer | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
On the road for six months of the year, covering everything from the Iraq war to Agent Orange, Ed Kashi writes home to his wife...
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Syria: the horror of Homs, a city at war

A French photojournalist working for Channel 4 News reveals graphic pictures of what is happening to people in the under siege Syrian city of Homs.
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Steve McCurryy photography presentation

Hello guys ! This is a presentation I made for school about Steve McCurry and his photography. I hope u like it god bless photography and Steve McCurry! Koosje.
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Terrorism Watch: Afghan photographers shoot to glory

Terrorism Watch: Afghan photographers shoot to glory | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

Fardin Waezi, a 31-year-old United Nations photographer, began his career at age seven with his father in their Kabul studio, rebuilt after its destruction by warring mujahidin leaders. They created portraits together with a large, antique box camera - taking photos, developing negatives, and producing prints.

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Bill Biggart: Until the final image | La Lettre de la Photographie

Bill Biggart: Until the final image | La Lettre de la Photographie | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Bill Biggart was the only journalist casualty in the 9/11 tragedy of the collapse of the World Trade Center. He became a photographer very early in life. On that day he was carrying three cameras one of them digital, he had just bought.
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Mexicali’s Hotel of the Deported Migrant - Framework - Photos and Video - Visual Storytelling from the Los Angeles Times

Mexicali’s Hotel of the Deported Migrant - Framework - Photos and Video - Visual Storytelling from the Los Angeles Times | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
The men trudge up the staircase, slip around a body asleep on the landing and enter a dim corridor, where a fat man with broken teeth and two missing fingertips rouses himself off a saggy couch.
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Afghanistan, May 2012

Afghanistan, May 2012 | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

Mariah Barlow, 12, cries as her father, Chief Warrant Officer Joel Barlow with the Idaho National Guard, leaves for a one-year deployment to Afghanistan on April 7, 2012 in Boise, Idaho. (Charlie Litchfield/Idaho Press-Tribune/Associated Press)

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Essay | Seeing isn’t Believing: Photo Manipulation in the Digital Age | Center for Digital Ethics and Policy | Loyola University Chicago

Essay | Seeing isn’t Believing: Photo Manipulation in the Digital Age | Center for Digital Ethics and Policy | Loyola University Chicago | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
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Authors ID 'Kissing Sailor' duo... and his wife is in the background of the photo

Authors ID 'Kissing Sailor' duo... and his wife is in the background of the photo | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Eighty-nine-year-olds George Mendonsa and Greta Zimmer Friedman have been identified as the couple kissing in Times Square after World War II. His wife, Rita, is circled in the background.
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Behind the Scenes of Power - Slide Show - NYTimes.com

Behind the Scenes of Power - Slide Show - NYTimes.com | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Never-seen photographs by Garry Winogrand, with audio commentary from George McGovern.
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Lost in a life outside Syria

Lost in a life outside Syria | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it

As Women Under Siege documents sexualized violence in Syria through our crowdmap, I’ve been looking to better understand what women who’ve left the country already are facing in terms of their new physical and psychological landscapes.

 

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Photojournalist's life changed forever by 15 months as a hostage ...

Photojournalist's life changed forever by 15 months as a hostage ... | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
It was a life-changing experience to be a hostage without knowing whether he'd live or die or ever be released, Australian photojournalist Nigel Brennan said in Brisbane this week. Brennan and Canadian journalist Amanda ...
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For photojournalist at the pinnacle, Instagram is a game changer

For photojournalist at the pinnacle, Instagram is a game changer | Fables in Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Person of Interest: As a newspaper photojournalist, Richard Koci Hernandez reached what he thought was the pinnacle of success: two Pulitzer nominations, one Emmy.
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