Photos for many serves as graphic records of a time. It is not unusual that the sight of photographs can give way to a great time of bonding and reminiscing about days gone past. The newspapers and other print media have recognized the power of a photo to make a story come alive and become more real for their readers. There is even the old cliché “A picture says a thousand words,” that says just how powerful a simple photo can be in communicating ideas and emotions.
The production of such powerful and provocative pictures has become the goal of photographers and photojournalists alike. Photojournalism has the power to open the eyes of the world as well as expose the reality of the outside world in which people are sheltered from, while demonstrating its authenticity.