documentary photography

documentary photography - Anneliese Antonucci In Around and...

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Anneliese Antonucci RR #5 In Around and Afterthoughts (on Documentary Photography) Photography serves many purposes and has various methods for conveying thoughts, actions and sentiments. One venue that journalists, historians, and artists use to depict events and cultural icons as they occur is documentary photography. These occurrences may be one time opportunities to capture a snapshot in time and history. Photography developed in the early 20 th century in the United States during a time of industrial and cultural growth. Many events marking this growth both positive and negative have been preserved by the use of photographic images. Documentary photography depicts a changing world and has changed the world. Photography and the world have both evolved simultaneously. As new events have unfolded, unprecedented coverage of these events to aid in communication of ideas and culture has occurred. Prior to documentary photography, word of mouth was a common way of transferring knowledge and ideas. Journalism began to publish newsworthy stories, but these articles lacked credibility and the ability to fully convey
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