•Timeliness — the images have meaning in the context of a recently published record of events.
•Objectivity — the situation implied by the images is a fair and accurate representation of the events they depict in both content and tone.
•Narrative — the images combine with other news elements to make facts relatable to the viewer or reader on a cultural level.
Like a writer, a photojournalist like Janey (i.e. ME) is a reporter but he or she or Jane or Joey must often make decisions instantly and carry photographic equipment, often while exposed to significant obstacles (physical danger, weather, crowds).