Photojournalism

Challenge #10 in the Great Movements in Photography series. Hosted by Mark Scott Abeln.
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Photojournalism captures newsworthy images. The photographs for this challenge ought to be timely, objective, and ought to tell a story. You are capturing a specific subject in a straightforward manner that tells a story. Photojournalism became popular in the 1880s, when newspaper presses could reproduce halftone images. The 'Golden Age' of photojournalism started in the 1930s after the invention of the compact Leica camera and flashbulbs; it attracted some of the finest photographers of the generation. Glossy, quality, high-circulation magazines such as 'Life' and 'Look' featured photojournalism at its best. Famous photojournalists include Carol Szathmari, Matthew Brady, Jacob Riis, Robert Capa, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Margaret Bourke-White, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Dorothea Lange, Luc Delahaye, Zoriah Miller, and Manuel Rivera-Ortiz.
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Childhood poverty in India
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An estimated 400 million of the population are between 0-18 years. Life for many of India's children is very hard. Almost half of all children (about 62 million) under the age of five are malnourished and 34 percent of newborns are significantly underweight.
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Submitted: Saturday, 16th April, 2011 18:54 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 28th March, 2011
Focal length: 200 mm
Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 800
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