Definition of photojournalism in English:



  • [mass noun] The practice of communicating news by photographs, especially in magazines.

    • ‘His photographs achieve a delicate balance between photojournalism and fine art photography.’
    • ‘Print and broadcasting, broadsheet and tabloid newspapers, photojournalism, TV, and radio are all different.’
    • ‘Gatekeeping is an integral part of photojournalism: the photographer decides how to frame an image and the exact instance at which to open the shutter.’
    • ‘It is less a history than a survey of the usage of photojournalism as practiced by the famous and the obscure.’
    • ‘Galleries and photographers are selling photojournalism as fine art and they are selling special effects photography as fine art.’
    • ‘He will graduate with a major in computer science and a minor in philosophy, and he plans to pursue his interest in freelance photography and photojournalism.’
    • ‘The Observer itself has an unrivalled reputation for its use of photography and photojournalism and this has been underlined by two recent awards.’
    • ‘If some of the photography on view is open to the charge of being photojournalism rather than art, the work of Jeff Wall clearly stands apart from reportage.’
    • ‘Many years later, photographers with hand-held cameras that used sheet and roll film turned photojournalism into a gripping art form.’
    • ‘Stoddart avoids the staple tool of photojournalism, the telephoto lens.’
    • ‘The summer internship at the News Desk at Getty Images New York follows, where he will receive first hand experience in photojournalism in a working news agency.’
    • ‘We only ask that the portfolio falls within the boundary of photographic reportage: including photojournalism, documentary photography and portraiture.’
    • ‘He sees them as a way to extend photojournalism's reach, and to expand the photojournalist's reporting role.’
    • ‘But you don't want that experience while watching the news at 8 or looking at photojournalism in a newspaper.’
    • ‘I think that photojournalism doesn't really work that well online because the web makes it too easy to click through the pages.’
    • ‘If the web had been available to Henry Luce when he started LIFE Magazine, how would photojournalism have evolved?’
    • ‘His first picture was published in the Evening Times and kicked off a career that encompasses both photojournalism and celebrity portraiture.’
    • ‘Ask questions about the crafts of copy-editing, photojournalism, illustration, graphics, design, and new media.’
    • ‘In Bangalore, her exhibition has four parts: portraits, photojournalism, landscapes and art photos.’
    • ‘I think it is fair to say that he was the founder of photojournalism and the magazine soon became known for its vivid photographs.’