Philly Block Project

ZEKE: Documentary vs. Journalism

May 31, 2016

What’s the difference between documentary photography and photojournalism? Our Project Coordinator Lori Waselchuk shares her views.

EXCERPT: Even though most viewers would be stumped telling the difference between the two, a division exists in the world of visual reporting between photojournalism and documentary photography. The definitions of each are broad and the same body of work can be considered both, but as we see in the evolution of Waselchuk’s work, differences between the genres do not manifest in the finished product but in the photographer’s process and intention.

For more, read Zeke Magazine. 

Photo From Grace Before Dying by Lori Waselchuk. Calvin Dumas, left, helps turn George Alexander in his bed.