Essay On Photo Journalism

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The world depends on photojournalists to shoot convincing photographs that upgrade news stories. Pictures taken by photojournalists ought to abridge what has been composed in an article. By doing so, newspaper perusing and news viewing turns out to be more powerful as one can better relate the news to genuine circumstances and see completely what it must be similar to be in that real place at that real time. But in photo journalism only capturing a good picture is not important. You should also focus on the placement of the picture. Because in newspaper you give pictures with the news stories because you want to give the proof of incident- that it has actually happened or you can say for developing trust. And the second reason of pictures is to make the newspaper more…show more content…
But as we can see that the news story is about Osama Bin Laden's death and and the headline is "Osama Bin Laden is dead" but the picture absolutely doesn't go with the news story. It is a irrelevant picture and you can say that placement of picture is not correct at all. It is a very basic rule that the picture should go with the news story and the headline otherwise, it will create confusion in reader's minds. According to the headline and news story, there should be given the picture of Osama Bin Laden's dead body or any other picture of Osama Bin Laden. EXAMPLE:2 CRITICAL ANALYSIS: The picture is taken from express tribune newspaper. The news story is about Shah Abdul Latif Bhatai's shrine so the picture should show any well known part of the shrine or you can show the shrine in background clearly but in this pictue we only can see the crowd of people and two peolpe with"DHOLS" so it is not a clear picture. In other words, this picture is not relevant to the headline of the news. The photographer should clear picture which should symbolise the news
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