Magazine Research

What is a photo-essay?

Photo-essay is a set or series of images that are made to create series of emotions in the viewer. A photo essay will often show pictures in deep emotional stages to capture the audience attention. It will also come with a title, a small editorial or even a full article explaining what the photographer saw and what the images are about.

Time Magazine is an American weekly magazine that is published in New York since 1923. Time editorial talk about many issues like war, poverty as well as the goings on in America and around the world. The articles in Times magazine also often have many photo essays to enhance the story and give the reader a deeper insight into the story. One photographer who works for the Times is Lindsay Addario and one of her set of images was called “The Rescue Brigade”

Here are some of the images from that series



Here is Time Magazine front cover on October the 23rd 2006