Guiding the student photojournalist

May 14, 2013 | By Jim Stovall | Filed in: photojournalism.

Those of us who have advised students publications or web sites know the type: the young man or woman who wants to take pictures.

Often there is no one who joins the staff who is more enthusiastic or who expresses more willingness to go to work. The problem is that person has little or no experience. They’ve seen good pictures, but they don’t know how to take them.

The challenge for the instructor is to guide that young man or woman in the right direction. Here are some things you should do to help the student photojournalist get started and develop good habits.

rulesforstudentphotojns (PDF)

(Posted Jan. 31, 2005)

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