The photographer "stayed focused" on Trump's notes during a White House press conference, landing the latest revealing close-up on politicians' scribbles.
Photographers Erin Scott and Mark Wilson managed to get the most talked-about photos at an impromptu White House press conference November 20, and captured nearly identical close-up photos of President Trump’s hand-written talking points about the day’s impeachment hearing. Scott’s image, distributed by Reuters, was quickly picked up by news media, and Wilson’s image, which was distributed by Getty, has appeared in news articles, feature stories and memes.
Jesus Christ, that's depressing. For a photo to be W.PPA-worthy, it apparently has to make you involuntarily curl into a ball and cry all the water out of your body, so next tip for spotting a good photo: If it instantly makes you want to kill yourself to escape all the horrors and evil in the world, you're on to a winner.
“Since its inception, photojournalism has competed with the movies, then television, and always seems to have been facing a crisis,” says Samuel Bollendorff in the introduction to the fascinating exhibition Amateurs à la Une (Front-Page Amateurs), now on view at the Visa Pour L’Image festival in Perpignan