Photojournalists, also known as news photos, record news events by taking photos. Their job is to tell a story with pictures. They also compose subtitles or other supporting text in addition to shooting images to supplement each photograph. Photojournalists can create and print or edit films as well.
Mentors from the field
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Journalist, communist & editor for Hindustan Times, DNA & Nat Geo Traveler. She's covered stories from travel start-ups, communities, gentrification, gender issues, and human rights.
Career prospects & criteria
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Bachelors in Journalism/Mass Communication /BA Hons. (English/Mass Communication)
Masters in Journalism / Diploma
Masters in Mass Communication /Journalism
Diploma in Photography
What you need to get started
Pre-entry experience is essential, and it is vital to develop the necessary technical skills and portfolio before approaching picture editors.
Work experience on a local paper can offer the opportunity to work on shadowing and developing contacts.
Work under pressure
Use of digital and non-digital cameras
Industry-standard software such as Photoshop