When we think about our recent world history and talk of events such as 9/11, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and countless other tragic, heroic, and life-changing events, our minds play back the images we’ve seen on television.

The images that we conjure up were first recorded by television photojournalists. These cameramen and women stand on the front lines, engulfed in the moment, their skill and visual sensitivities working to capture history on the fly.

How we see our world was first viewed by them.

The images tell the story, and they are crafted through lighting, lens selection, camera angles, and many of the same skills all camera operators use. However, these “operators” have honed an instant, instinctual feel for how they will ...

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