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Reuters' best of 2013 shows photojournalism at its most powerful

Reuters' best of 2013 shows photojournalism at its most powerful | Modern Day Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Photography can be the difference between an average story and a great story. Reuters has put together a compilation of its best photos of the year, comprising 93 stories from around the world. The...
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WARNING: SOME IMAGES CONTAIN GRAPHIC CONTENT OR NUDITY

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Tragedy at the Boston Marathon: One Photographer’s Eyewitness Account | LightBox | TIME.com

Tragedy at the Boston Marathon: One Photographer’s Eyewitness Account | LightBox | TIME.com | Modern Day Photojournalism | Scoop.it
LightBox spoke with Boston Globe photographer John Tlumacki, who photographed the explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
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"I don’t ever want to have to do that again."

(-photographer from the Boston Marathon tragedy)


Read more: http://lightbox.time.com/2013/04/15/tragedy-in-boston-one-photographers-eyewitness-account/#ixzz2SxFuXONE
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Chimping

A film by Dan Perez de la Garza about photojournalists. Featuring Pulitzer Prize winners Preston Gannaway and Rick Loomis, Emmy Award winner Paula Lerner, along…
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"Chimping" - A short film about the struggles of modern day photojournalists. 

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A Life Revealed - National Geographic Magazine

A Life Revealed - National Geographic Magazine | Modern Day Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Seventeen years after she stared out from the cover of National Geographic, a former Afghan refugee comes face-to-face with the world once more.
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The photographer that took this iconic image "Sharbat Gula": Steve McCurry.
Check out his website - http://stevemccurry.com/

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Becoming South Sudan : Alinka Echeverria - Photography

Becoming South Sudan : Alinka Echeverria - Photography | Modern Day Photojournalism | Scoop.it
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International Photographer of the Year: Alinka Echeverria, beautiful work on South Sudan.

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Engaged Observers: Documentary Photography Since the Sixties, at the J. Paul Getty Museum | By Richard B. Woodward

Engaged Observers: Documentary Photography Since the Sixties, at the J. Paul Getty Museum | By Richard B. Woodward | Modern Day Photojournalism | Scoop.it
There are hard and provocative questions to be considered about contemporary photojournalism. Engaged Observers, at the J. Paul Getty Museum, takes us a step closer to the answers.
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Another great article about modern photojournalism.

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Is Photojournalism Dead Yet?

Is Photojournalism Dead Yet? | Modern Day Photojournalism | Scoop.it
The easy availability of free stock photography on the web today makes you wonder why anyone would even try to earn a living with a camera.
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Seems photojournalism is alive and well in NYC.

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A Modern Day Appreciation On The History Of Photojournalism : Unique Photo Blog, News and Reviews

A Modern Day Appreciation On The History Of Photojournalism : Unique Photo Blog, News and Reviews | Modern Day Photojournalism | Scoop.it
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A brief history of photojournalism.  The photojournalist takes his/her job very seriously - and goes to great lengths, even making the ultimate sacrifice to ensure the story is told.

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With broken wings: John White and The Chicago Sun-Times | CIP

With broken wings: John White and The Chicago Sun-Times | CIP | Modern Day Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Generational gap?
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'I was gutted that I'd been such a coward': photographers who didn't step in to help

'I was gutted that I'd been such a coward': photographers who didn't step in to help | Modern Day Photojournalism | Scoop.it
What's it like to witness a mob attack, a starving child or the aftermath of a bomb, and take a photograph instead of stopping to help?
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Tough decisions on the front lines of photojournalism.

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Documentary photography as a fine art

Documentary photography as a fine art | Modern Day Photojournalism | Scoop.it
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Interview with Steve McCurry - documentary photographer (the guy who shot the last roll of Kodachrome film).

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World Press Photo

World Press Photo | Modern Day Photojournalism | Scoop.it
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Learn all about World Press Photo.  Appreciation for quality visual journalism.

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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 | Modern Day 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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Ed Kashi - writes to his wife about his experiences on the road.

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Homai Vyarawalla: India’s First Female Photojournalist | LightBox | TIME.com

Homai Vyarawalla: India’s First Female Photojournalist | LightBox | TIME.com | Modern Day Photojournalism | Scoop.it
Homai Vyarawalla, India's first female photojournalist, recently passed away at age 98. Sabeena Gadihoke, her biographer, writes for LightBox about Vyarawalla's prolific career and legacy.
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The work of Homai Vyarawalla is on display at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City through Jan. 14, 2013.

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CNN: We don't need photojournalists! - British Journal of Photography

CNN: We don't need photojournalists! - British Journal of Photography | Modern Day Photojournalism | Scoop.it

Consumer and pro-sumer technologies are simpler and more accessible. Small cameras are now high broadcast quality. More of this technology is in the hands of more people. After completing this analysis, CNN determined that some photojournalists will be departing the company.
Read more: http://www.bjp-online.com/british-journal-of-photography/blog-post/2129345/cnn-dont-photojournalists#ixzz1icoXCrOw


Via Marcello Benazzoli
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Less jobs for British photojournalists.

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Click Click Snap! The Current State of Photo Journalism

Click Click Snap! The Current State of Photo Journalism | Modern Day Photojournalism | Scoop.it
The evolution of technology has also changed the world of photo journalism. The question now is how important are professional photo journalists to news organisations?
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This article refers to the idea of citizen journalism.  I recall reading this article several months ago, and becoming interested in the current and future state of photojournalism.

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