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Photojournalism By Kenneth Kobre (San Francisco State University, USA)

Photojournalism by Kenneth Kobre (San Francisco State University, USA)

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This text blends interviews with award-winning professionals, high-impcat photographs and detailed technical illustratons, to create a guide to photojournalism. Professionals from such publications as "The Washington Post", "Newsweek" and "Sports Illustrated" give their advice.

Photojournalism Summary

Photojournalism: The Professionals' Approach by Kenneth Kobre (San Francisco State University, USA)

Photojournalism blends insightful interviews with professionals, sharp practical experience, and high-impact photographs to create the definitive text on photojournalism. Individual case studies draw upon the experience of leading photojournalists and delve into their reasons for making the decisions they did, showing readers how working professionals handle on-the-job challenges.

This revised and reorganized edition features an updated imaging chapter and new material on finding feature pictures, picture editing, ethics, law and wartime censorship, more interviews with professional and a new design to help recreate the impact the photos had in their original context. The result is a stunning and dramatic showcase to the best of photojournalism.

Photojournalism includes new interviews with well known photojournalists, such as, Anne Wells story of a Pulitzer Prize Photo, John Gaps III of the Associated Press, David Kennerly of Newsweek, Diana Walker and PF Bently of Time.

Photojournalism Reviews

"I repeatedly have students comment on how interesting this book is. Now that's saying something."
-Walter Coker, Univ. of North Florida

"A foundation text in journalism that improves with each edition."
-James Kelly, Southern Illinois University

"Insightful photographs and very good examples given for each particular topic. Kobre has done an excellent job."

Covering the Issues is Excellent! Ethics & legal issues well covered. Get rid of photo on page 86.
- Sean Meyers, Texas Tech University

"Very comprehensive. Still the best on the market."
- Art Hansen, Lansing Community College

"Kobre's book offers relevant information for every photojournalist from the beginning student to the seasoned professional. I've been referring to it for the more than a decade now."
Jenni Kolsky, CSU Pomona

"Ken Kobre is always up to date with news photography in the U.S...concise and right on point chapter after chapter...the complete photojournalism manual."
-Jim W. Vestal, California State Univ. Hayward

'Profusely illustrated with mainly black and white photos, Photojournalism
brings back the great days of Picture Post and Life.'

Include Eugene Smith's Nurse Midwife photo essy.

"a thoughtful and thoroughly insightful look into photojournalism...the bible for photojournalism students..."

About Kenneth Kobre (San Francisco State University, USA)

Professor Ken Kobre 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.

Table of Contents

Assignment; Spot News; General News; Covering the Issues; Features; Portraits; Sports; The Photo Story; Photo Illustrations; Photo Editing; Cameras and Film; Digital Images; Strobe; The Law; Ethics; History

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Photojournalism: The Professionals' Approach by Kenneth Kobre (San Francisco State University, USA)
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