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Photography and Photo Editing Resources

Examples

» Photos that changed the world

» The Digital Journalist

» The Big Picture

» MediaStorm

» Magnum in Motion

» Mountain Workshops

» MSNBC's Big Picture Galleries

» Washington Post Camera Works

» The Globe and Mail's In Photos

» The Toronto Star's photo galleries

» CBC.ca's photo galleries

Tips

» Ten most common mistakes made by amateur photographers
An illustrated guide to help avoid common problems

How To Guides

For taking photographs

» A guide to composing good photos and using Photoshop
A very helpful guide to the basic principles followed by phtographers to taking good photos, with clear photo illustrations to to make the points. This guide is from the terrific Journalists Toolkit site for aspiring multimedia journalists.

» Using a digital camera
A step by step tutorial for using a digital camera from the Knight Digital Media Center's 's website for multimedia training at the UC Berkley Graduate School of Journalism

» Journalism 2.0 How to Survive and Thrive
A PDF version of a guide for online journalists. See Chapter 8 on shooting and managing digital photos

For using Photoshop Elements

» Helpful guides for using Photoshop Elements

» Video tutorials for using Photoshop Elements

For using Photoshop

» A step by step tutorial
From the Knight Digital Media Center's website for multimedia training at the UC Berkley Graduate School of Journalism

» A simple guide to using Photoshop for beginners

For sharing photos

» A clear step by step guide to using the photo sharing site FlickR

» Another guide to using a variety of features at FlickR

Photo editing ethics

» Photo tampering throughout history
A library of photos that have famously been tampered. A great resource for discussing the ethics of photo editing


 

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