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What are the editing restrictions for sports/photo journalism?

I've heard from various online videos or articles of pros talking about how National Geographic doesn't allow this or AP doesn't allow that. Does anyone know if these rules are written down somewhere ...
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What classes should I attend to start professional reportage photography?

I want to be a master of street and reportage photography in the near future. But most classes are teaching fashion photography and similar.
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How to become citizen journalist and get paid?

I am confused between citizen photojournalist and Press photojournalist. As people know, if you don't have any qualification in media or some awards in photography it is nearly impossible to become ...
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The “WOW” factor for photojournalism, nature and portrait photography. [closed]

Okay, this is an open discussion with no specific answer/s required, just a pure discussion, personal experiences are welcomed. What are the WOW factors that both the viewers (including those non ...
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Does street photography including children introduce any specific concern?

If one were to take a similar path as Henri Cartier-Bresson in shooting candid street photography today, should they be concerned about laws or other realistic norms of today? I am wondering ...
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Do any DSLRs offer in-camera file encryption?

I'm imagining a scenario where the user can set a password via the DSLR menu, and then all files on the memory card are encrypted via a standard reversible encryption protocol such that the contents ...
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How/where do 'local' newspapers get their images?

I was wondering how regional and local (i.e. smaller papers without in-house photographers) newspapers get their images, for example of an event or award ceremony? I have never seen a paper here in ...
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Why are medium format cameras used primarily in good lighting conditions?

It seems that Medium Format cameras are geared towards studio work (although it seems that there are also landscape photographers who shoot with them). Which aspects make the other systems (DSLRs, ...
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What DX Nikon lenses should I look at for concert/club photography?

I'm looking at upgrading my kit for a music photojournalism internship over the summer and I was wondering what the best way to spend $600 was. My current setup is a d7000, a kit lens, a manual ...
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What should I know about cameras and tear gas?

Asking this now as a "just in case" measure. I may be creating photos this weekend in an environment which has a greater-than-zero chance of involving tear gas. Anything I should know about from a ...
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Can digital cameras sign images to prove authenticity?

Beyond the metadata/EXIF/IPTC (which can be easily altered), is it possible to prove that an image is authentic? If this is not possible, how does a photojournalist prove the authenticity of an ...
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What can be unusual POVs/angles for capturing the speaker and/or the crowds?

What can be unusual POVs/angles for capturing the speaker and/or the crowds? Assumptions: The speakers are on a high (2 feet) platform. The fence (see through) is around 12 feet away from the dais. ...
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Methods for wireless real-time remote backups of images?

This question was inspired by the recent question about Shooting Demonstrations and Political Events and the older How do you protect yourself at protests? question. It was originally posted as a ...
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How can I learn to take portraits in a 'photo-journalistic' style?

I have been shooting lots of studio portraits but I would like to learn how to shoot portraits outdoors in a photo-journalistic style. Can you recommend any books or other resources to learn this ...
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Careers in Photography

I realize that everyone "knows" that photographers have studios and take portraits, but I've also been interested in other careers that are open to photographers. Specifically, what is required in ...
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Tips on how to get into Photojournalism

I'm interested in pursuing a career in photojournalism but with no photography-based qualifications I'm wondering what I'll need to get into it. Most places I've read suggest starting out in a local ...
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How do you protect yourself at protests?

When photographing protests and rallies, how do you show that you are not a protester and just a photographer to avoid police crowd control tactics? What do you do if the crowd you are in is getting ...