Synopses & Reviews
Learn what it takes to shoot reportagephotojournalistic imagesfrom developing an idea, to making travel plans, to gathering the requisite information about the subject/scene and locale, to packing the appropriate gear and nailing the technical aspects of the shoot. Success in photojournalism is predicated on having a firm understanding of the business. Lets face it: conceiving of a suitable reportage concept and getting a technically sound image may seem a simple task for photographers well-versed in photographing other subjects, but the truth is, photojournalism requires a special skill-set and understanding of what it is that such jobs entail.
As a photojournalist, your work may take you into strange lands, and often, you will be faced with uncovering customs that will influence your photographic objectives. Youll need to connect with local media. You will need to establish whether the water is safe to drink, when a model release is needed, what questions to ask when conducting interviews, and other important aspects that will affect your job before you even pick up your camera. Author Enzo Dal Verme shows you the ropes, giving you all of the key insights you need in order to work safely and more efficiently and create images that tell important stories and sell.
From researching the specifics of stories, people, and places, to capturing strong storytelling images, to getting images onto the desks of influential editors, getting noticed, published, and paid, this important book covers all of the critical information photographers of all skill levels need to know in order to make it in the field of photojournalism.
About the Author
Enzo Dal Vermes
work has been published in Vanity Fair, lUomo Vogue, Vogue Sport, Panorama, Marie Claire, Glamour, Gioia, Grazia, Flair, Amica, D di Repubblica, lEspresso, The Times, Madame Figarò, Elle, Class, Max
, and many other magazines. He is currently based in Milan, Italy.