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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This is a photo of a native women walking with her family in Petra,Jordan. The photo is very simple but it is not the setting or the woman in whole that tell the story, I believe it is her eyes that tell the story.
Submitted: Tuesday, 12th April, 2011 07:27 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 1st April, 2010
Focal length: 6.7 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F3.9
ISO: 200
Notes: I took this with my Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5. It's just a tiny point and shoot but it's small and indistinct.
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