The Camera With You: How, and When, to Shoot with a Smartphone

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July 24, 2013 Enroll Now
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Course Overview

Title:
The Camera With You: How, and When, to Shoot with a Smartphone
Type:
Webinar
Cost:
$24.95
Originally Broadcast On:
July 24, 2013
Time Estimate:
One hour for the main presentation and questions. Sometimes presenters stay longer to answer additional questions from participants.

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Every journalist is now carrying a digital camera that has a greater resolution than the professional cameras of just a few years ago. Add in that it’s already on a wireless network that lets you connect with viewers everywhere and it has the possibility of being a great journalistic tool.

Making the most of the camera in your smartphone is no easy task, though, as the lens, chip sensitivity and responsiveness can be limiting factors. In this Webinar, we'll explore the benefits--and limitations--of smartphone cameras.

This Webinar is part of our series on the Essentials of Mobile Journalism. Get the skills you need to thrive in journalism's mobile age in this special training event. You can save 25 to 30 percent when you buy the series.

What Will I Learn:
  • Basic principles of news photography, including coverage of meetings, breaking news and portraits
  • Advantages of dedicated camera apps
  • Ethics of posing and filters
  • When to bring in the “real” cameras
Who Should Take this Course:

Journalists and anyone who needs to make the occasional news photo to help better tell their stories.

Course Instructor:

Mark E. Johnson

Mark E. Johnson is the Senior Lecturer of Photojournalism and Chief Technology Officer at the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication where he oversees the Visual Journalism program. An early digital disciple and technology geek, he believes that the story is always more important than the form it’s presented in.

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