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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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Tuesday, 5th April, 2011 (GMT)
Tuesday, 12th April, 2011 – Monday, 18th April, 2011 (GMT)
Tuesday, 19th April, 2011 – Monday, 25th April, 2011 (GMT)
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A LCVP (Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel) from the U.S. Coast Guard-manned USS Samuel Chase disembarks troops of the U.S. Army's First Division on the morning of June 6, 1944 (D-Day) at Omaha Beach. Photograph by Chief Photographer's Mate (CPHOM) Robert F. Sargent, U.S. Coast Guard.
|Submitted:||Thursday, 17th March, 2011 07:09 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Tuesday, 6th June, 1944|
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