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Focal Press Book: Photojournalism, 7th Edition

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Focal Press Book: Photojournalism, 7th Edition
Key Features
  • Author: Kenneth Kobre
  • Paperback, 564 Pages
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Year of Publication: 2017
In this 7th edition of Photojournalism: The Professionals' Approach from Focal Press, author Kenneth Kobre continues to guide and inspire photographers, building on the great information, techniques, and pictures in the previous editions. This latest paperback reissue of the illustrious reference book features updates on using social media in photojournalism, as well as shooting video on smartphones and employing drones to cover news. It also provides revised chapters on audio and video, in addition to a revised and expanded business chapter that outlines how to make a living as a photojournalist.
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Focal Press 9781138101364 Overview

In this 7th edition of Photojournalism: The Professionals' Approach from Focal Press, author Kenneth Kobre continues to guide and inspire photographers, building on the great information, techniques, and pictures in the previous editions. This latest paperback reissue of the illustrious reference book features updates on using social media in photojournalism, as well as shooting video on smartphones and employing drones to cover news. It also provides revised chapters on audio and video, in addition to a revised and expanded business chapter that outlines how to make a living as a photojournalist.

The book now offers more international case studies, including approaches to covering the Arab Spring, the Ukrainian Revolution, and the resurgence of white supremacy in South Africa. These studies, along with additional interviews with industry greats, will make you feel as though you're out on assignment and help you transition from an amateur photographer to a professional

Table of Contents
  1. Assignment
  2. Spot News
  3. General News
  4. Features
  5. Portraits
  6. Sports
  7. Photo Editing
  8. Camera Bag
  9. Strobe
  10. Covering the Issues 202
  11. Photo Story
  12. Audio for Video
  13. Illustration
  14. Ethics
  15. Law
  16. History
  17. Turning Pro
  18. Digital Darkroom
About the Author
Kenneth Kobre serves as the head of San Francisco State University's photojournalism program. Former students of his, including winners of the Pulitzer Prize, World Press Awards, and numerous other prestigious honors, work as full-time staff journalists and freelancers for publications and media outlets all around the globe. Ken, too, remains active in the freelance world, having completed assignments for Newsweek, Time, the New York Times, and corporate clients that include Hewlett-Packard, Levi Strauss, and Apple. He has worked extensively in developing countries, such as Malaysia, Thailand, India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Egypt, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Additionally, Ken is a past winner of the coveted Robin F. Garland Educator Award from the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA). He also directed the University of Missouri/NPPA Pictures of the Year Awards for four years.

Focal Press 9781138101364 Specs

Type of Media
Book
Author
Kenneth Kobre
Publisher
Focal Press
Publication Date
2017
Edition
7th Edition
ISBN-13
9781138101364
Number of Pages
564
Cover Type
Soft
Illustrated
Yes
Image Type
Color Photos
Packaging Info
Package Weight
3.855 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
11.2 x 8.1 x 1.2"

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