TITLE

A New Focus: Adjusting to Viewers' Increasing Sophistication About Images

AUTHOR(S)
COLBERG, JÖRG M.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Spring2010, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author emphasizes the necessity for photojournalists to incorporate new visual sensibilities into their work. News photography award judge Stephen Mayes asserts contemporary photojournalism is based on the romantic instead of the functional. The author cites the declining gap between fine arts and photojournalism. He attributes the transition of visual communication to the Web. He asserts that new ways of funding the work of photojournalists should be created due to a drop in the number of mainstream media publications able to support such efforts.
ACCESSION #
49093379

 

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