THE PHOTO ESSAY
FINDING THE STORY
- Personal experience - family, work, self exploration
- Topical trends - social issues, pop culture
- News Items - recent news, features, people stories
FIND THE THEME
- test your theme with a headli
A powerful news video, documentary film or web experience can bring an issue
to the public like no other. Video storytelling can bring life to any communications
project be it a business, website or proposal. So use your kno
Speed (ISO) and DOF Basics
What is ISO?
In traditional ( film) photography ISO (or AS A ) w a s the indication of ho w s ensitive a film w a s to light.
It w a s measured in numbers ( y ouve probably seen them on films 100, 200, 400,
Elements of Photojournalism
NE W S
Covering the events of the day - press conferences, disasters, protests, emergencies,
In my books - what is essential in news photography - what stands one photographer
above the next
In camera and Out
Being able to edit your photos in camera as well as post-shoot, is a talent in its own right.
Because of the digital age - what used to be a 36 or 72 frame edit is now a 600 image edit.
Problem is, you are st
In order for an image to be captured on film or digital screen, it must be
exposed to light. The camera has two settings that control light, and they work
very similar to the human eye.
The Shutter :
The shutter blocks
The journalistic portrait is one that delves into the personality of the subject. It
digs deep to portray the honest and believable story that lives in every
person. There are many types of portraits - but I am breaking it
EDITING VIDEO BASICS - imovie
To create stories with video, you need to use your interview (A roll) and your
cutaways and contextual footage (B roll) to tell a story. Think beginning, middle
and end and make sure your telling the stor
Instructor: Nance Ackerman
First things first.
Critiques are designed to be constructive. In the context of this course, and judging from
student evaluations, critiques are considered to be a valuable learning
A picture is worth a thousand words.but the cutline helps.
Photo captions and cutlines are the most read body type in a publication. Of all
the news content, only the titles of stories or headlines have higher readership
TRENDS and ETHICS IN PHOTOJOURNALISM
Social media, citizen journalism, perspective and activism
These are changing times for the traditional photojournalist. The days when news
photographers would be the only ones on an assignment wit
SEE THE LIGHT
This course will teach you to actually SEE light - this sounds simple, but most
of us do not actually see light as an entity on its own - we just take it for
granted. Natural light is the best light for all kinds of phot
Intro to Photojournalism
The photograph has affected the way many cultures throughout the world
understand and learn about their world. One of the main fields responsible for
this paradigm is photojournalism. Photojournalism is the us