Tag Archives: Photography

No Photoshop? Use PicMonkey online photo editor

By DANIELA RODRIGUEZ As a journalist, there may be pictures that you are dying to select to accompany the best article you have written in your life in your professional life. But it turns out that you don’t have Photoshop … Continue reading

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Instagram photo tools useful to journalists

By ANDRES CORREA If you hadn’t heard of Instagram before last April, you definitely knew about it after. In April 2012, Facebook acquired the photo-sharing program for approximately $1 billion, forcing the whole world to pay attention. The wisdom of … Continue reading

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Travel the world with Tour Wrist

By JOE CERVONE Want to see the world from the palm of your hand? The popular smart phone application Tour Wrist lets viewers explore locations from all around the world. Offering 360-degree panoramic photographs from an iPhone, iPad or your … Continue reading

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Is anyone up? I don’t want to know!

By MARISA HIVNER Is anyone up? Don’t take that the wrong way. Or maybe you should, as the creator of IsAnyoneUp.com would want you to do. IsAnyoneUp.com (proceed with caution) was created by Hunter Moore, a self-proclaimed “professional life ruiner,” … Continue reading

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Peak into the past with Critical Past

By SHARON FRAJLICH Want to see those five seconds of your grandfather in a World War II video? Or maybe check out some Great Depression footage for a research paper? Well with Critical Past you can dig up all kinds … Continue reading

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Blancspot: the art of news

By SHARON FRAJICH It’s constantly being said print journalism is on the verge of dying. We’re getting our news with the click of a button or even a swift movement of our fingers on a screen. We want to know … Continue reading

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New York Times: Combining print journalism with multimedia

By ALEX FRUIN Thousands of people across the country find their breaking news on The New York Times’ Web site, which is perhaps the most resourceful American newspaper site around. While I’m one of the masses who frequent the site, … Continue reading

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Nat Geo: The cream of the crop of nature photography online

By IKU KAWACHI Despite not being subject to the same standards of accuracy, truthfulness, and newsworthiness as, say, documentary photography or photojournalism, nature photography remains an integral and highly valued part of the journalism industry. Wildlife, scenery and macro photos have … Continue reading

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Kuwait’s ban on cameras, freedom of the press is a puzzle

By IKU KAWACHI While Kuwait, a country of 3.6 million located in the northeast portion of the Arabian Peninsula, has never exactly been viewed as the gold standard for press freedom, its latest policy is one that is sure to … Continue reading

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Sports photography: from camera to cover

By IKU KAWACHI Avid fans of sports often have beat writers, columnists and even bloggers who they follow on a regular basis, or whose articles to which they have taken a particular liking. It’s safe to say, though, that the … Continue reading

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Photojournalism for social change

By KELLY BURNS Sometimes we wonder if what we are doing ever really makes a difference. As journalists, we write articles and take photographs and, sometimes, you never really know if what you are doing is affecting anyone at all. … Continue reading

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Google’s answer to photo uploads

By ALEX FRUIN As much as people (and competing companies) don’t want to admit it — Google is a powerhouse organization that is rivaled by only a few strong search engines like Yahoo! and its affiliates. While most Internet users … Continue reading

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Exploring multimedia reporting, interactive features

By IKU KAWACHI Although my Sept. 18 post On the cutting edge of graphics and data visualization made a passing reference to one of the site’s more recent interactive items, that alone hardly did the Multimedia section of the The New … Continue reading

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Simple photojournalism

By KELLY BURNS Because I have a love for photography I am always looking for websites that showcase work.  I stumbled upon http://www.aphotoaday.org.  The purpose of the A Photo A Day, or APAD, website is to foster photojournalism and offer … Continue reading

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