The article analyses the photographic oeuvre of Borut Krajnc as a result of talks with the author working with his extensive archive. Among Slovenian photographers, Borut Krajnc currently surely occupies the position of being one of the most prominent and experienced documentarians. He mostly works as a documentary photographer and photojournalist. For a quarter of a century he has been employed as a staff photographer at the Mladina weekly newspaper and at the same time has held a reputation of being one of the most consistent photographers with highly focused and poignant personal expressive style. Both spheres of activities are complementary and inseparable. His constant passion is documentary photography, even more so when opportunity to deeply delve on specific issue arises, that means photojournalism, which he used to engage in tandem with fellow journalists. But these kinds of opportunities are nowadays practically non-existent. In light of the progress of technology, which brought on the degradation of the profession and the lowering of service prices, the profession of photographer has become more instantaneous and superficial – limited to daily coverage of current sociopolitical events. His way of expression is therefore a refuge away from the routine of everyday life, even though it is inseparably linked to it.
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