Career in Photojournalism

Career in Photojournalism

Photojournalism consists of creating the images to tell the story. These photographers are often hired by the newspapers and wire services agencies. Many famous newspapers have built their reputation largely on their excellent use of photography.

These types of journalist are responsible for photographers as well as video captures. A photo and its story have the ability to shape an image to the global audience. One has to think about the impact the simple photo can have.

Careers related to it

One can work as a freelance photographer and then find work with the various clients. One can also work for agencies, newspapers, magazines and many other types of media.

Your career here will allow you to get the experience you need in journalism and can also lead to other types of careers such as public relations, advertising, marketing and so on.

The most famous news agencies for photojournalists is the US Associated Press.

Most of the people who study journalism find themselves as photojournalist, reporter/photographer, picture auditors, photo technicians, freelance photojournalist and photographers and the digital publishing specialist.

All about studying Photojournalism

Studying photojournalism or photojournalism includes

Reporting and Writing

News Judgment

Camera Operation and lighting

Electronic publishing

Digital imaging

Principles of Photo page design

Types and Objective of news photography

The history, philosophy, traditions and ethics of photojournalism

Digital Photography, video capture and computer based image processing.

The Qualifications Required

Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment

Objectivity and ethics.

Ability to relate images with other news elements.

Quick decision-making.

Artistic and technical skill in photography.

Ability to withstand significant obstacles (physical danger, weather, crowds).

Knowledge of current affairs and new technologies.


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0 # Tushar 2019-03-17
Hii, I am from Koriya, plz tell me Do all the IIMs provide a degree or Diploma?
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0 # Pallavi 2019-03-18
Hello, good to see that you are from Koriya, The IIMs provide a diploma certificate at the completion of the course.
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0 # Aayush Older than three months
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0 # Priyansh Older than three months
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0 # Shruti Older than three months
The first position is held by Delhi AIIMS, followed by Vellore’s Christian Medical College, AFMC, Pune, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi and the fifth position is held by the GGMC & SIR J.J. Hospital in Mumbai, you can also find some good colleges in Gangtok- Sikkim Manipal University
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0 # Nishith Older than three months
Hello, I am from Haridwar plz tell me admission to B. Ed to IGNOU is made through entrance test?
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
hii, good to know that you are from Haridwar, Yes, Admission to B. Ed in IGNOU is made through B. Ed Entrance Test, which is generally conducted during the month of October/September each year.
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0 # Jayesh Older than three months
Hii, I am from Tuticorin, I would like to do B.Ed from distance, Is there any university that offers B. Ed through distance mode
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0 # Shruti Older than three months
Yes, many universities from across the country including Tuticorin offer this course through distance mode and the prestigious of them is IGNOU, Annamalai University to name a few.
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