Get That Picture! - Aaron Jacob Ezickson

Get That Picture!

By Aaron Jacob Ezickson

  • Release Date - Published: 2014-07-16
  • Book Genre: Photography
  • Author: Aaron Jacob Ezickson
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Jacob Riis is considered to be one of the founders of photojournalism. In Riis’ lifetime, photojournalism was an emerging type of journalism that incorporated the new technology of photographs to tell stories. Riis used photojournalism to show the public images of the poverty tenement dwellers endured. He took photographs of every aspect of life in the slums, from the dark and dirty alleys to the everyday lives of children. Riis hoped that his photographs would have an impact on public opinion and incite social reform in New York City. Get That Picture! is a book that details the experience of news cameramen and other photographers. The book includes chapters on the history of photojournalism, the techniques employed by photojournalists, stories of female photographers and war photographers and much more. Discover how Jacob Riis’ time spent documenting New York’s tenements contributed to the burgeoning field of photojournalism with this informative book.

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