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9 photojournalism tropes of the campaign trail
Just like the candidates themselves, photographers can easily fall back on clichés — like the old candidate-waving-from-the-tarmac scenario
REUTERS/Jason Reed, AP Photo/David Goldman
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hen the presidential race stretches over a full calendar year (or more), the photographers following the politicians struggle to keep their images fresh. I mean, how many times can you capture a frequently flying presidential candidate entering or exiting an airplane? Even shooting this tired set-up from a different angle, like under the wing, can become expected. Here, a look at eight more photographic clichés.

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