Photojournalism vs Photography

May 19, 2013 • Photography

Commentary by the staff at on The Guardian article by Tom Jenkins, When the line blurs between sport photography and photojournalism.

“Wondering how he would react in the same situation, Jenkins explains his usual mindset when setting out for work: ‘just as a war or news photographer should be mentally attuned to what they are likely to see, I am similarly prepared. I am certainly not ready for bombs and violence to erupt in the arenas where I work. I don’t go to work in a bulletproof vest and helmet, I go with a fishing stool and a 500m lens’.”


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