Travel photography

Ansel Adams and his black and white landscapes of Yosemite and Grand Teton are outstanding examples of Photojournalism Travel photographs. He achieved these photographs with extensive dodging and burning in the darkroom, as well as extensive travel and technique experimentation. Photojournalism is differs from other critical or analytical means of photography by complying with a rigid ethical framework of journalistic integrity and newspaper regulations. Photojournalism demands works to be honest and also impartial in telling the story of an event. Ansel achieved exigency in his photographs of landscapes and nature and inspired the cause of wilderness preservation Yosemite Valley, the Sequoia, and Kings Canyon National Parks.

Neil Leifer

Kings Canyon National Park photographed by Ansel Adams

Photojournalism and travel photography captures the fleeting, hidden or long gone facets of nature. It sometimes engages in cultures outside of the industrial revolution or explores parts of cities, provinces, or society untouched by change. Other famous travel or nature photographers are Galen Rowell, William Henry Jackson, John Shaw, Art Wolfe, and others.

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