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A guide to the art and craft of making excellent news photos, capturing the situations on film for others to see. Shows how to do portraits, sports shots, battlefield scenes, and other specialized shots. Also gives insight into the philosophy behind photojournalism and how to capture timeless moments forever. Softcover.
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An expert's guide to the art and craft of making great news photos, every time
"Reporting with a camera. Capturing the instant for others. The decisive moment.' Photojournalism." --Brian Horton
Noted AP photographer and photo editor, Brian Horton takes you beyond the basics of lenses and exposure times to offer a rare, insider's perspective on the art and craft of photojournalism. While he does provide useful instruction on technical considerations such as picking the right angle and... read more
Written by noted AP photographer and photoeditor Brian Horton, this is an insider's manual to one of the most glamorous and exciting media professions. Emphasizing the creative process behind the photojournalist's art, Brian Horton draws upon his three decades of experience, as well as the experiences of other award-winning photojournalists, to instruct readers in the secrets of snapping memorable news photos every time. With the help of more than 100 photographs from the AP archives, he analyzes what constitutes successful news photos of every type, including portraits, tableaux, sports shots, battlefield scenes, and more, as well as offering tips on how to develop a style of your own.