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Visual storytelling lessons from Humans of New York

Filmmaker Michael Crommett worked alongside Humans of New York creator Brandon Stanton to create a web series based off the popular photoblog. He shares the project's process and tips for other filmmakers.

Corinne Podger | July 12, 2018

Perspectives in photojournalism: Using Instagram as a photo editor

Not only is Instagram a critical tool for photojournalists, but also for photo editors. Should your publication use Instagram, and what should you consider when curating your feed?

Clothilde Goujard | January 16, 2018

Perspectives in photojournalism: The power of Instagram

For photojournalists, Instagram can be a surprisingly useful tool for networking and showcasing one's work. Here's how.

Clothilde Goujard | January 10, 2018

Perspectives in photojournalism: How to encourage diversity

In the first installment of our six-part series on photojournalism, we look at the challenges of building a more diverse photojournalism climate — and highlight some organizations working to change that.

Clothilde Goujard | December 12, 2017

Photojournalists experiment with 'live' journalism

The emerging field of live journalism is presenting unique opportunities, particularly for photojournalists.

Mandla Chinula | August 28, 2017

How photojournalists can protect themselves in risky environments

When covering conflict zones, protests and other high-risk environments, photojournalists often stand out the most. These tips can help you protect yourself while out on assignment.

Sherry Ricchiardi | August 09, 2017

4 tips for better drone journalism stories

East African journalists who attended Code for Africa's latest drone journalism training came away with a new understanding of how to best use drones for their reporting. Here's a few lessons from the bootcamp.

Irene Wangui | May 23, 2017

Tips for shooting photos in different lighting environments

Photojournalists can find themselves in myriad lighting environments while out on assignment. Auntony Zinyange, a photojournalist based in Zimbabwe, shares his tips.

Mandla Chinula | April 27, 2017

How humor can play a role in photojournalism

What does it mean to add "humor" to photojournalism? The answer may surprise you. We spoke with photojournalist Peter Dench and Dr. Ayelet Kohn about adding humor to your photos.

Mandla Chinula | April 13, 2017

When should photojournalists intervene while reporting breaking news?

Is it ever a photojournalist's responsibility to step in and help their subjects in need? South African photojournalist James Oatway shared his thoughts.

Mandla Chinula | April 06, 2017

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