"Bad photos often lead to good ideas," says World Press Photo winner

Two-time World Press Photo winner Sergey Maximishin talks about citizen journalism, the role of post-production and how bad photos can sometimes lead to great ones.

Nurilda Nurlybayeva | March 30, 2012

Photo project aims to shatter stereotypes of Arab men

Canadian-Iraqi photojournalist Tamara Abdul Hadi wants to show a different side of Arab men than the violent, macho one often shown in the media. Her project "Picture an Arab Man" reveals new angles, with the subjects often posing partly nude.

Natasha Tynes | March 28, 2012

Tips for journalists shooting photos: rookie mistakes, pros and cons

IJNet wraps up a series on tips for journalists shooting video and photos.

Jarod Phillips | March 13, 2012

Five tips from the red carpet for entertainment reporting

Star-studded red carpet arrivals of high-profile entertainment events often see heated competition among journalists. Maggie Ma, a Los Angeles-based journalist, shares her five top tips for successful entertainment reporting.

Andy Shuai Liu | February 20, 2012

The story behind those Russian drone protest images

The photographers at AirPano weren't even sure what "drone journalism" was -- until their spectacular shots of a protest in Moscow were picked up by news outlets around the world as an example of this growing trend. IJNet talked to founder Oleg Gaponyuk and engineer Stas Sedov to get the backstory.

Nurilda Nurlybayeva | January 04, 2012

How to use the new Hipstamatic app for protest photos

Hipstamatic, a photography app designed to provide a series of custom "lenses" for the iPhone, has a new group feature that could come in handy for citizen journalists and protesters.

Nicole Martinelli | December 14, 2011

Startup Newsmotion gains traction with Kickstarter

IJNet talks to Newsmotion founder Julian Rubinstein about what's next for this ambitious startup.

Nicole Martinelli | December 09, 2011

Seven tips how to survive in photojournalism

Konstantin Zavrazhin, whose work has been published in Paris Match and National Geographic, says new photojournalists should go into the profession with their eyes open. He offered these tips to IJNet.

Nurilda Nurlybayeva | September 27, 2011

How to frame the perfect shot for photos, video

The first in a four-part series for journalists on shooting videos and photos, IJNet's short guide on framing shots will benefit those getting familiar with a camera.

Jarod Phillips | September 22, 2011

11 tips for citizen journalists shooting photos

Photojournalist Frank Folwell shares his secrets to catching the perfect shot.

Margaret Looney | September 13, 2011