A Brief Guide to Standards, Photoshop and Captions. General Everything we do as Reuters journalists has to be independent, free from bias and executed with the utmost integrity.
These are our core values and stem from the Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Reuters Journalists: Always hold accuracy sacrosanct. Always correct an error openly. Accuracy Accuracy means that our images and stories must reflect reality. Independence Independence is the essence of our reputation as a “stateless” global news organisation and fundamental to the trust that allows us to report impartially from all sides of a conflict or dispute. Freedom from Bias Reuters would not be Reuters without freedom from bias. Integrity Integrity requires us to adhere to the highest ethical standards of our profession and to the values enshrined in The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Image-Editing Software Below is the statement on Adobe Photoshop taken from the Reuters code of conduct: "Photoshop is a highly sophisticated image manipulation program.
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Food Photography. Visual Perception. Selling Images. Conscientious Photography Magazine. I frequently run into being asked by photographers how they can become better at writing about their own work.
This is not an easy topic to talk about, certainly not without using specific examples. But I thought I’d do so anyway, in the hope that those who are interested in it might get something out of it. Before going into any of the details, I will have to make a disclaimer: I wrote a piece about statements before. The following, just like this previous article, inevitably is based at least to some extent on my own personal preferences as someone who reads a lot, who writes a lot (mostly about photography), who looks at a lot of photography, and who teaches in a graduate photography program. Whether there is a perfect recipe for how to approach writing about one’s own photography is not clear.
I will also have to make an assumption: I’m assuming that you, the photographer, want to be understood. How do you write about your photographs? What to do, though?
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IR Photography. Slit-Scan Photography. UV Photography. The Most Important Developments in Photography. In my last article I listed the three most important developments in photography.
Then someone pointed out that I’d made an error. I mean, I may have misspoken. Wait, I mean I was less correct than I might have been. I listed the invention of the camera first (that part is pretty hard to argue with) but realized later that optical glass (which I said was second) probably should have been third. So, since I had to make a correction . . . It seemed like it would be a good idea to expand the list of the most important developments in still photography that I started in my last article. So, ladies and gentleman: without further ado, here for your argumentative pleasure, in order, are the most important technical developments in still photography as we practice the craft today. 1. Without the camera, nothing else really matters, so this has to go first.
Lens and mounting of a large-format camera Photography is the science, art and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film. Photography is employed in many fields of science, manufacturing (e.g. photolithography) and business, as well as its more direct uses for art, recreational purposes, and mass communication. Etymology The word "photography" was created from the Greek roots φωτός (phōtos), genitive of φῶς (phōs), "light" and γραφή (graphé) "representation by means of lines" or "drawing", together meaning "drawing with light". Several people may have coined the same new term from these roots independently. History Precursor technologies A camera obscura used for drawing images.
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