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Seven Simple Steps To Make Images Like A News Photographer

Seven Simple Steps To Make Images Like A News Photographer

by Ted Salois
Seven Simple Steps To Make Images Like A News Photographer

Seven Simple Steps To Make Images Like A News Photographer

by Ted Salois


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Making impactful images requires no special access to newsworthy events. You can capture fantastic photos on a family vacation, at a backyard picnic, a little league game or just a walk through your own neighborhood. Seven Simple Steps... will show you how news photographers tackle their assignments, what they look for in every outing and some techniques and tools they employ to bring back pictures that tell the story and make lasting impressions.

You'll learn a news photographer's approach to lighting, composition, shadows, reflections, framing, silhouettes, sunbursts, patterns, cropping, layouts, human focus, public trust, spot news, setups, features, privacy, humor, action, blurring, panning, portraiture, storytelling, the photo market, rights, editors, model releases, ethics, credibility, professionalism, and much more.

These tips will help you improve your shooting skills, regardless of what type of camera you use and even if you have no interest in pursuing a career in photo reporting, one of the most rewarding professions imaginable.

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ISBN-13: 9780998687223
Publisher: Elbow Key Media
Publication date: 09/17/2020
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Author Ted Salois’ photo reporting “beat” was covering U.S. military personnel and events around the globe. His efforts have won him more than 50 personal awards in competitions sponsored by Nikon, Kodak, the National Press Photographers Association and the Department of Defense.

Portfolios from Salois' work twice earned him the title of Photographer of the Year in Military Pictures of the Year competitions. He also was a two-time runner up for the title. The U.S. Military Sports Association also named him its Military Photojournalist of the Year.

As Chief Photographer at the daily newspaper Pacific Stars & Stripes, headquartered in Tokyo, Salois and the staff photo team earned more than 50 individual awards in similar competitions. During his tenure there, he also was named the publication’s Journalist of the Year.

Salois’ international coverage highlights include enforcement of the No-Fly Zone over Iraq from the aircraft carrier Independence in the Persian Gulf; eruption of Mt. Pinatubo and evacuation of American families from the Philippines; first repatriation of U.S. servicemen from Hanoi, Vietnam, after lifting of the trade embargo; Chinese student protests in Shanghai in the days preceding a military crackdown in Beijing; and the first U.S. warship visit in more than 50 years to Vladivostok, Russia, in the Soviet Union.

He also filed from United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, Italy, Spain, France, Germany and England.

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