War Photo Essays


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Robert Capa

Known for obtaining photos taken during a war that shows what it is like to be in a war. His photos are divided into three categories: images of battle, images of the effect of war on individual soldiers and civilians, and the images of peace.


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Susan Sontag’s claim

Incidents at Kent State University and the Vietnam War are both examples of what the world was at a certain point. The incident at Kent State photos of Vietnam during the war also show the world as it is to its fullest potential hence showing Sontag’s claim is inaccurate and visual images of the people help us get a greater insight on the world.


591 words (1.5 pages)
Eddie Adams: A Man Who Fixed Historical Moments

His photographs were credited with changing public views on war, inducing the government to alter their war and immigration policies, they inspired people to establish worldwide charitable organizations. Namely this photograph and some other ones such as the photo made in 1972 of a naked girl fleeing her napalmed village and color photographs docume...


3862 words (9.7 pages)
War Photographer

Complete essay for war photographer . * War hurts everyone no matter what occupation you are.


367 words (0.9 pages)
Impact Of Photojournalism Upon Important Of American Culture History Essay

The end of the Vietnam War was brought about with the help of photojournalists who exposed the misconceptions under which the war was fought. The image was used many times and, as a poster for the 7th War Bond Drive, it helped finance the war.


2097 words (5.2 pages)
“War Photograph” and “War Photographer” Essay

In the poem War Photograph, Kate Daniels immediately expects us to know which photograph she is talking about as soon as she gets past the first verse (which describes the photo in question) which explains why it is so short. In contrast to this, War Photograph shows this directly, letting us look through the keyhole, then opening the door, letting ...


1168 words (2.9 pages)
Publishing Controversial Photographs

Seven years before Stanley Forman won the Pulitzer for his photo, war photographer Eddie Adams earned the prize for his now-iconic photo showing the execution of a man by a military officer on the streets of Saigon. The photo is a painful reminder that there are many victims of war, not just the soldiers who fight.


3592 words (9.0 pages)
Evacuation in Britain during World War II

It was given to a government official during the war. As you can see from source 14 the lady tells us that the people staying with not only make the dreary war tolerable but often make it enjoyable.


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Effects of Vintage Photos on Students’ Emotions

Furthermore, the effects in vintage photos show the significance of life, this is because the subliminal messages in every vintage photo could be so valuable that it shows the wonders of life, it portrays how human live their lives, in bad or good condition, how they face reality and how they perceive it. It often shows that they believe the others ...


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Through the Camera Lens Essay

Even to the point of physical danger as was the case with Smith who suffered a near fatal wound during his World War II coverage and then again nearly three decades later when he was mauled in Japan for covering a story implicating a factory for mercury poisoning. He also became known for standing up to take pictures even as others were ducking from...


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How did the government try to hide the effect of the blitz

He knew the British wanted direct information on the war, so he was sure they would soak up the information he read on his programme, he therefore tried to dampen British morale by constantly repeating that Germany was winning the war very easily. Posters with slogans were also used to warn, inform and encourage war effort.


1114 words (2.8 pages)
Enforcing Racial Discrimination Essay

The white people in the photo appear serious and quite professional, which indicates how the sign should not be misconstrued as a joke. “Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945: Race Relations in the 1930s and 1940s”.


1129 words (2.8 pages)
Analysis of War Photography

In contrast, recent war photography, due to censorship and embedding, has become nothing more than propaganda. The purpose of war photography has shifted throughout the years.


2217 words (5.5 pages)
The Lens May Lie: Media Miscommunication Essay

By vaguely conveying the true message, the American media furthered the blunders of war through the photographic representation of events. Vietnam War Saigon Execution.


445 words (1.1 pages)
Research Project: Margaret Bourke-White Essay

After the war was over Bourke White went back to documenting about humanitarian issues, which lead her to India. There we two photographs she took during the war that had a great effect on the American population.


1060 words (2.7 pages)
The Dichotomy of Photojournalism in the Afghanistan War Essay

After reading the Atlantic’s photo-essay, titled: “In Focus: Afghanistan October 2011,” The complexity of portraying war in photojournalism began to present itself. “‘The War You Don’t See’: Iraq, Afghanistan and Israel/Palestine.” Global Policy in Brief.


470 words (1.2 pages)
Emperor Hirohito

It also described his role in World War II. Occasionally, he would disagree with some of his tutors because of his disdain for war and skepticism about his divinity.


496 words (1.2 pages)
Greek Art

” Perhaps the culturally significant buildings and sculptures that were destroyed and the many lives that were lost during the long war with Persia might made grave monuments and stele all the more personal to the Greeks during this time. the beginning of the pelopannasian war and the collapse of Athenian democracy.


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Photo montage Essay

A photomontage is an assembly of photographs obtained by collage, by printing, or by means of software, giving a photo a different appearance, by incorporating one or more parts or all of another photo and allowing all retouching and special effects. Patrick Chauvel, war photographer, has set up a whole project, Peur sur la ville, of photomontages o...


368 words (0.9 pages)
Intelligence and the Cuban Missile Crisis

The crisis was perhaps the most daring event in the cold war era and when the world came near to a nuclear war. Right from the onset of the cold war, Russia felt weak in terms of their missile capacity compared to the US.


2985 words (7.5 pages)
Iconic Images of the 1980s

Sharbat Gula’s portrait became the symbol of post war fear of the Muslim world (Denker). Initially people in Berlin were able to move around freely between the districts, but with the Cold War, tensions started building up.


2965 words (7.4 pages)
Ethical Considerations in Publishing News Images

The photographs taken by Chris Hondros taken in Iraq demonstrate the ethical dilemmas a war reporter is faced with. Should we publish photographs of war and conflict if it makes people feel uncomfortable and gets in the way of politics or justice?


918 words (2.3 pages)
Essay on History of Photojournalism

He proved to be very successful and came back to London with 360 snapshots of the war between Turkey, Russia, and England. Roger Fenton was another photojournalist who took pictures of the Crimean War.


329 words (0.8 pages)
War Poems: Compare and contrast Essay

Another victim of war and brutality. When he is at home in his dark room, everything is calm and peaceful, unlike the war zones that he has to work in.


1301 words (3.3 pages)
History of Talk Radio Essay

Civil War Talk Radio is provided to listeners by World Talk Radio and the show host and guests. Talk Radio shows have been a part of a stage for political opinions, not excluding the war with Iraq.


2095 words (5.2 pages)
By world War 1 Essay

Conclusion From studying these sources on recruitment and conscription, politics and the war effort, role of women and changing standards, attitudes and beliefs it can be seen that the war had a massive impact on all sections of society. This source tells us that Labour was becoming more popular through the war as it had no responsibility for how th...


2124 words (5.3 pages)
Life on the Western Front Essay

Official war artists were commissioned by the government to paint pictures/images of the war. The people today view the war a lot differently compared to the people who lived through it.


2044 words (5.1 pages)
Essay The Impact of the Vietnam War on Veterans

Vietnam War Protest at the University of Texas in Austin. During the Vietnam War time period, many men were off living their own life, but that all ended when they got drafted into the war.


445 words (1.1 pages)
Essay about The Photography And Film Industries Today

Also, with all the new filters and distortions that cell phones have accessible to the modern day photo, it is now become a debate whether or not cell phone photography should even be taken seriously at all. While there isn’t as much dramatic edits or films about war nowadays, the film and pictorialism era of the 20th century shaped how we as a soci...


471 words (1.2 pages)
Documentary photography

These include the further assimilation of digital photography work-flows into the newsroom, the improvement of consumer photo technology, and the omnipresence of photo technology – including cameras in portable devices such as cell phones and PDAs. War photography, slum photography, “subculture” or cult photography, photography of the foreign poor, ...


5211 words (13.0 pages)

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