Career as Photo Journalism
Photo Journalism is a form of journalism, wherein the person clicks, develops and submits images relevant to a news story. Initially, the term 'photojournalism' was restricted to still photography.
Scope of Photo Journalism has now broaden and in the present time, photo journalists even shoot videos to come up with a good news item/feature a craze commonly seen in citizen journalism. Photojournalism is not merely about taking the best shots, but also how to click news worthy photographs, in accordance with the interest of the reader.
Photojournalists can work for newspapers, magazines or any other media houses. One can opt for commercial photography, fashion photography, industrial photography, wildlife photography, aerial photography, scientific photography etc.
Eligibility Photo Journalism
In India, many educational institutions are conducting separate courses for photo journalism at the postgraduate diploma level. For the program, the candidates are required to have done graduation from any recognized institute or a university.
Colleges For Photo Journalism
Some of the major institutes offering photo journalism courses are: