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Title:
Associated Press guide to photojournalism
Author:
Horton, Brian.
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
223 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Associated Press photo-journalism stylebook. Addison-Wesley, 1990.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780071363877
Format :
Book

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Summary

Written by noted AP photographer and photoeditor Brian Horton, this is an insider's manual to one of the most glamorous and exciting media professions. Emphasizing the creative process behind the photojournalist's art, Brian Horton draws upon his three decades of experience, as well as the experiences of other award-winning photojournalists, to instruct readers in the secrets of snapping memorable news photos every time. With the help of more than 100 photographs from the AP archives, he analyzes what constitutes successful news photos of every type, including portraits, tableaux, sports shots, battlefield scenes, and more, as well as offering tips on how to develop a style of your own.


Author Notes

Brian Horton is Senior Photo Editor for the Associated Press. He is also AP's LaserPhoto network director. An AP veteran of 30 years' experience, he has covered the World Series, the Super Bowl, the Triple Crown, the Winter and Summer Olympics, World Cup soccer, the Indianapolis 500, the NBA Finals, and other major sports events. He also has covered news events ranging from the Gulf War to coal mine disasters, presidential campaigns and political conventions.