Associated Press guide to photojournalism

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McGraw-Hill, 2001 - Art - 223 pages
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Written by noted AP photographer and photoeditor Brian Horton, this is an insider’s manual to one of the most glamorous and exciting media professions. Emphasizing the creative process behind the photojournalist’s art, Brian Horton draws upon his three decades of experience, as well as the experiences of other award-winning photojournalists, to instruct readers in the secrets of snapping memorable news photos every time. With the help of more than 100 photographs from the AP archives, he analyzes what constitutes successful news photos of every type, including portraits, tableaux, sports shots, battlefield scenes, and more, as well as offering tips on how to develop a style of your own.

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User Review  - Rahadyan - Goodreads

One of my career goals as a teenager in the 1970's was to be a photojournalist; however, I come from a family wherer it was more important to have a steady job than one that you loved. I often wonder about roads not taken, so I found this book very useful. Read full review

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User Review  - Noah - Goodreads

Too short on nuts-and-bolts information, and too long on vague pronouncements about the craft. The discussion of the industry's future also feels dated (the digital transition was just getting started ... Read full review

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Seeing the World Around Us
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Peak Action and Telling Reaction
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\Brian Horton is Senior Photo Editor for the Associated Press. He is also AP’s LaserPhoto network director. An AP veteran of 30 years’ experience, he has covered the World Series, the Super Bowl, the Triple Crown, the Winter and Summer Olympics, World Cup soccer, the Indianapolis 500, the NBA Finals, and other major sports events. He also has covered news events ranging from the Gulf War to coal mine disasters, presidential campaigns and political conventions.

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