Photography versus photojournalism


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Photography versus photojournalism

First and foremost, I'm a storyteller. And sometimes I work as a photojournalist, and other times, I just work as a photographer. When I'm working as a photojournalist, there are some rules and guidelines that I have to abide by when working for a newspaper or a news magazine. and when I'm working as a photographer, I'm just out there making images, and I'm always doing it in an honest way. But the rules are separate from when I'm working for a newspaper. Nowadays I'm working more as an editorial photographer and filmmaker, and so those rules are a little bit more laxed.

When I'm working for a newspaper, there's some very definite things that I have to do. I have to get names right, I have to get locations right, I can't move anything inside my frame, I can't ask people to do anything inside my frame. it's it's a box that you have to work in creatively. And I actually enjoy that a lot. And I respect the industry immensely....

Photography versus photojournalism
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