Photojournalism, Sixth Edition: The Professionals' Approach

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Photojournalism: A Professionals' Approach, 6th edition blends insightful interviews with professionals, practical experience, current equipment and camera technology, and high-impact photographs to create the definitive book on photojournalism. The DVD features footage of working professionals handling on-the-job challenges.

This revised edition features information on new laws affecting photojournalists, new trends in multimedia to keep skills competitive, and as the world grows smaller, a look back at some international history in the photography world. Updates throughout the a imaging chapter, feature pictures, picture editing, ethics, law and wartime censorship keep this book the bible it is known to be. More interviews and case studies with industry greats result in a stunning and dramatic showcase of the best of photojournalism.
What's new to this edition:
* Chapter on Multimedia introduces still photojournalists to reporting and sound gathering for multimedia and video reports for the Internet and television.
* Chapter on Video examines tools and techniques for shooting and storytelling in video.
* DVD includes a new hour-long documentary that takes readers inside Sports Illustrated to see how editors at the weekly magazine edit the world's greatest sports photos.
* Professor Kobré's blog provides links to multimedia and video pieces featured in this edition, and beyond: http://kenkobre.blog.bom

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The sixth edition of Photojournalism: The Professionals' Approach features penetrating interviews with leading professionals, hard-hitting photographs, and easy-to-understand technical illustrations.

From hard news, features, and sports to photo illustrations and the picture story,
in-depth case studies take readers along with working professionals as they meet on-the-job challenges-including how to capture sound and shoot video for today's rapidly changing journalism industry.

Comprehensive law and ethics chapters provide solid insight into the challenges working pros face everyday.

And, of course, the sixth edition features the best in photojournalism-including new award-winning international picture stories, some seen for the first time-to teach and inspire those who would be photojournalists.
In addition to the new Sports Illustrated documentary, the DVD features two other short documentaries that accompany photojournalists on the job, and the final takes viewers to Visa pour L'image, the international photojournalism festival in Perpignan, France.

NEW TO THIS EDITION:
* Chapter on Multimedia introduces still photojournalists to reporting and sound gathering for multimedia and video reports for the Internet and television.
* Chapter on Video examines tools and techniques for shooting and storytelling in video.
* DVD includes a new hour-long documentary that takes readers inside Sports Illustrated to see how editors at the weekly magazine edit the world's greatest sports photos.
* Professor Kobré's blog provides links to multimedia and video pieces featured in this edition, and beyond: http://kenkobre.blog.bom

TOPICS INCLUDE
* covering news, features, sports, politics & contemporary issues
* narrative picture stories
* finding features & catching candids
* environmental & interpretive portraits
* recording sound for multimedia and video
* shooting video
* creative use of the strobe
* digital shooting & darkroom techniques
* concept photography & illustrations
* newsroom politics
* picture editing
* shooting within the bounds of the law
* controversial pictures & ethical discussions
* expanded history of photojournalism
* internships and after
* freelancing & business practices

About the Author
Professor Kenneth Kobré directs the photojournalism sequence at San Francisco State University. He is one of the authors of the seventh and eighth editions of the classic basic textbook, Photography, and author of How to Photograph Friends and Strangers. His photographs of a young Russian immigrant have been published in a children's book, L'Chaim: The Story of a Russian Émigré Boy. He also is the inventor of Professor Kobré's Lightscoop, a device that bounces the light from the built-in flash on 35mm SLR cameras.
Kobré freelances extensively. His photographs have appeared in Newsweek, Time, Business Week, San Francisco Business, the San Francisco Examiner, and numerous corporate publications. He has produced seven independent video documentaries.

About the Author:

Professor Ken Kobré 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, www.facebook.com/kenkobre, and then "like” the page for "Deadline Every Second,” where you can view the trailer.

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