An excellent example of this is Segregation Now, which looks at resegregation of schools in the U.
A photo-essay is a set or series of photographs that are made to create series of emotions in the viewer.
One isn’t better than the other, and they are often indistinguishable.
Some photo essays are only images, such as Walker Evans and James Agee’s classic work .
See more Sebastian Villegas trekked over 120 miles by boat, mule and foot through mountain grasslands and muddy jungles to photograph the lives of people who had been cut off from the rest of Colombia over decades of armed conflict between the Colombian government and rebel groups. Lange’s photograph of Florence Owens Thompson has intrigued academics and photographers for decades.
But a new book shines fresh light on the portrait’s little-explored details.
Photo journalists use this form of representation to report on events and experiences around the world.
This example of Syrian women who have taken up arms captures a single idea poignantly.
Text describes the details or the week’s food, including the cost of the food.
Photo essays can also be collaborations, multiple photographers/researchers working together.