Truth needs no ally: inside photojournalism

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Publisher:
University of Missouri Press,
Pub. Date:
[1994]
Language:
English
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The man called "Mr. Photojournalism" by the Washington Post here offers the most comprehensive book available on documentary photography, covering the history and ethics of the craft as well as practical issues for anyone with a serious interest in photography.

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9780826209542
9780826209559
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