In his video, iPhone photographer Emil Pakarklis explains seven really simple techniques you can use to make your mobile photography good. As with DSLR and larger format photography, the key ingredients are light, composition, and perspective or point of view.
TOPIC: Using Twitter to find a person to interview.
Today we’ll have a brief look at the history of news photography and the “news” in news photography; we’ll consider photographers as journalists and vice versa (the blurred lines of being multiskilled) – and the importance of knowing the story and recognising the most significant element(s).
Today’s exercise: take a story in the news and turn it into an infographic.
Some examples (which ones work well, and which ones don’t?):
More examples and inspiration: The 100 Best Infographics
Tools for building infographics
60 awesome free tools (via Canva, including info on where to find illustrations, photographs, fonts and more)
TOPIC: Curating your digital history TASK: WordPress account, Twitter account