Photojournalists capture the essence and emotion of people and community. Whatever your current level, Photo Portfolio Success will show you how to build a new, dynamic portfolio that will land coveted newspaper and magazine assignments.
Unlike many other photographic specialties, most photojournalists are generalists. The portfolio of a successful photojournalist must demonstrate versatility and craftsmanship. It should include the variety of picture types outlined in the book and at least one strong picture story, too.
Photojournalism and editorial photography are not one in the same. Newspaper and magazine portfolios are dramatically different and editorial portfolios are often highly specialized. Experts like Tom Kennedy, the former director of photography of National Geographic, and Brian Plonka, POY Photographer of the Year, help explain how to make your portfolio carefully target the types of assignments and jobs you seek satisfaction in.
In the photojournalism chapter you'll learn:
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