Famous Photojournalists in History. Also Famous Photographers in History. Famous Photographer list in the History\
Famous Photojournalists in History
- Civil War photographer
- Managed group of photographers
- He is given credit for many photos that he didn’t actually take
- Rumored that his team moved bodies to improve composition
- Shot glass plates, not film, had a wagon full of darkroom materials
- Migrant Mother
- Depicts destitute pea pickers in California
- Mom and her seven children
- March 1936
- Depth of emotion uncommon in most photos
- Member of FSA.
- Documented World War II
- Only females allowed in the war zone in WWII by Army
- One of the first to do a photo story
- Had photo on the first cover of Life magazine
- Alfred Eisenstaedt
- V-J Day
- Father of photojournalism
- One of the first to use 35mm
- One of four original Life photographers
- “Paitence, patience, patience.”
- The decisive moment — known for waiting hours for the right photo
- Founding member of photo agency the Magnum Group
- Robert Capa
- “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.”
- Killed by a land mine in Vietnam
- Founding member of Magnum Group
- W. Eugene Smith
- Born in Wichita, Kan.
- Studied people in detail before photographing
- Known for a photo essay on the country doctor and mercury poisoning of a fishing village in Japan.
- Raising the flag at Iwo Jima
- 23, 1945
- Five Marines and one Navy medic
- Second flag-raising that day
- The film from the first one (different photographer) got ruined
- Basically, he got lucky
- “Flags of our Fathers”
- Won the Pulitzer prize in 1945
- Within a month after the photoshoot, three of the six were killed in combat.
- Ansel Adams
- 1942 The Tetons and the Snake River, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
- Landscape photographer
- Large format cameras
- Gordon Parks
- American Gothic 1942
- Grew up in poverty and inspired to make something of his life because of the racism he grew up with
- Black photographer setting a president for the time period
- Life magazine.
- Vietcong Execution, Saigon 1968
- Brigadier General Nguyen Ngoc Loan shoots suspected Vietcong Bay Lop in the street.
- Photo received world attention because of its gruesomeness
- Won the Pulitzer Prize in 1968
- Sal Verder
- AP photographer
- USAF colonel welcomed home after 5 years as POW
- Won Pulitzer in 1974
- After studying international photojournalism’s history, how about Malaysia’s photojournalism?
- Within-group of 4-5 persons, explain Malaysia’s photojournalism history. The explanation must include these points;
- When it’s started?
- Important events
- Photojournalism now
- Submit on Padlet before 5 April 2021, 12 midnight.