Could be called the creator of the word “paparazzi” is Federico Fellini. It started from the film La Dolce Vita in the 60’s, which directed. In the film there is a character named “paparazzo”, which is a news photographer that played by Walter Santesso. Name of character in the film has morphed etymologically be “paparazzi”.

Paparazzi
Paparazzi

In doing their job, paparazzi armed with a camera equipment. The uniqueness of their activity is a recklessness in shooting from a distance of the object which is generally the life of celebrity. Often they follow well-known figures, following the news story, and all the activities of these celebrities, then they had their picture every time. Shooting their cameras, always stalking the famous figures go anywhere, not even they rarely follow the character to the place which is the privacy of the celebrities.

Britney Spears hiding from paparazzi
Britney Spears hiding from paparazzi

In general, the paparazzi are freelance photographers. If they get an interesting picture and high value, the photo will then be sold to the media, exposed and spread rapidly throughout the world. The results of these efforts will yield a lot of money for the paparazzi.

In addition to cameras, paparazzi have too skilled to recognize the identity of their characters object in detail. Because of figure or celebrity often undercover to avoid them.

Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz undercover avoid paparazzi
Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz undercover avoid paparazzi

Paparazzi is pursuing exclusivity in every picture they produce. In order to get the pieces of this exclusive image, paparazzi doing a variety of ways. Stalking targets is a very common and they usually do. Worth a thumbs up is a struggle and their patience in waiting for a target. They are willing to wait for hours, even days, with the high cost in order to get the best photos. Not infrequently they pay informants or to finance their trip in chasing the target.

Basically every photographer has a certain passion, for example some of them likely at the pictures of the models, news photos, or other. While the paparazzi more interested in the exclusive photos of celebrities. At first glance, the paparazzi are photographers who make photographs investigation. Sometimes they are undercover within the act to get the best pictures.

Ben Affleck angry to paparazzi
Ben Affleck angry to paparazzi

The paparazzi is believed that the daily news and celebrity images beyond the scope of their profession, is a story of interest to the market. The lives of celebrities are often contrary to the scope of their artist activities, is interesting that wish expressed by the paparazzi. This makes the paparazzi often also referred to as a nuisance. But that’s the paparazzi, a unique profession whose presence is often avoided by the well-known figures, politicians and celebrities, but no one can really throw. Even the possibility of us have seen pictures of celebrities from television or newspapers, which is the result of their hard work.

Comments

  1. Heidi

    AKAIK you’ve got the awnser in one!

  2. Malanado

    Your writing taste has been amazed me. Thank you, quite great article.

  3. Ann Jean Cameron

    Paparazzi are creative people and hard working people. But, there are many negative impression of them out there

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