The Cinematic: Our Twitter / Instagram Favs of the Week


If Instagram pulls for more artful and cinematic news photos, we tried this week to put words to the attraction. That’s where we were going with the Palmyra and the “stake out” pictures. On the other hand, Koci’s photo is not editorial at all but we’re also interested in how more impressionistic Instagram pictures play with political themes. In contrast, the Megyn Kelly and the Trump photos come straight from online news sites. You’d have to say, though, that style still plays a prominent role. (Note: our take on the Instagram photo consists of the text before the repost tag.)

Trump photo: New York Post; caption: Donald Trump and wife Melania Trump at the 9/11 Memorial Museum, April 9, 2016.


Originally published on Reading The Pictures, the only site dedicated to the daily review of news and documentary photography. Sign up for the Reading The Pictures Week in Re-View email. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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