Photojournalism: The Professionals' Approach

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Focal Press, 1996 - Photojournalism - 360 pages
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Widely recognized as setting the standard in photojournalism education, Photojournalism: The Professionals' Approach blends practical techniques with hard-hitting photographs and penetrating interviews with top professionals. From hard news, features, and sports to photo illustrations and the picture story, in-depth case studies take readers along with working professionals as they meet on-the-job challenges. Chapters on color, the strobe, and digital imaging provide clear and simple-to-understand examples. Illustrations accompany many photos to better explain technical situations. Extensive law and ethics chapters provide solid insight into the challenges working pros face every day.

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A very basic book for beginning photojournalists. Not much substance. Read full review


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Professor Ken Kobré directs the photojournalism sequence at San Francisco State University, California. His photographs have appeared in Newsweek, Time, Business Week, San Francisco Examiner, and numerous other publications. Kobre also is the producer of the hour-long documentary "Deadline Every Second: On Assignment with 12 Associated Press Photojournalists.Please "friend" Ken on Facebook,, and then "like the page for "Deadline Every Second, where you can view the trailer.

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