Photojournalism is a type of journalism in which photos are used to tell a story. It normally refers to still photos, although it can also apply to video used in news broadcasts.
Photojournalism is separated from other closely related fields of photography (such as documentary, social documentary, war, street, and celebrity photography) by a stringent ethical framework that mandates an honest but impartial approach that conveys a story in purely journalistic terms.
Photojournalists assist communities interact with one another and contribute to the news media. They must be well-informed and knowledgeable, and they must be able to communicate news in a unique and engaging manner.
using effective lighting, backdrops, and poses to bring out the personality of a person or group of people A portrait photo can be both artistic and clinical. Portraits are frequently commissioned for special occasions like weddings, school festivities, or business purposes. Portraits can be used for a variety of purposes, from personal web sites to commercial lobby displays.
The comparatively low cost of the daguerreotype in the mid-nineteenth century, combined with the subject’s shortened sitting time (albeit still much longer than it is now), led to a general increase in the popularity of portrait photography over painted portraiture.
The early works’ style mirrored the technical limitations of long exposure times as well as the painting aesthetic of the time.
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