Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Photo documentary. Get inspired and try out new things.
Documentary photography is meant to provide an accurate representation of people, places, and events. The key word here is accurate. While documentary photographs are often impactful and emotion generating they won’t show the wildly distorted angles or colors found in other styles. Monochrome/sepia to create a mood or add emphasis to other features is sometimes done. Vignetting an image, a darkening of the borders of the photograph is another common choice but these two techniques are often…
It's unlikely that Izzy will be able to remember these specific moments with her Grandad when she's much, much older. But she will have these. And that's the nature of documentary family photography. It's a legacy, of sorts.
Some sample of work I have done during my employ by a local newspaper.
Jungpil Lee saved to Photo Essay
Documentary style family photos on front porch of family home. Photographer from Springfield, MO
Gregg Segal tells the story of individuals living with Alzheimer's, as he combines their present-day portrait with a projected image form the past.
Cindi Conklin saved to OT Alzheimers Dementia
“Ninety-seven is an age to which you don’t congratulate. You shouldn’t become older than ninety at all!“ Else said, when photographer Hanna Lenz met her for the first time, a few days after her 97. Birthday. “Today Else is 100 years old. She has been living in her two-room apartment in Aarhus, Denmark for 58 […]
Mr. Braintree saved to photo
When you're stuck at home and nothing much is going on, getting photos can be tricky... that's where documentary photography comes in.
Kayla Bindert saved to photography inspiration
We look at how the work of the polarizing photographer has had a lasting impact on modern Street Culture that doesn't seem to be ending any time soon...
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This series by Jill Freedman's is the culmination of her decades-long study of all types of men being funny, disgusting, adorable, and crude.
Lanie Overton saved to Photography
Since being quarantined inside her home in Buenos Aires, Lucía Morón has struggled with insomnia. “I have not been sleeping well and there are even days when I cannot seem to find the energy to get out of bed,” she says. As a way to manage her difficult moments, Morón has been documenting her uneasiness. “Photographing helps me to externalize and exorcise my inner fears, nightmares, and anxieties,” she says. “It has become a way of escape in which to express myself during (these) hard and…
Jackie Thomas saved to social justice