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Take compelling business news photos: Self-guided training

Visuals are everyone’s job these days.

“Take Compelling Business News Photos” taught journalists how to shoot business-news photos, feel at ease behind the camera and enhance their ability to work with photojournalists.

Attendees were trained on the basics of photo composition before leading and critiquing a photo assignment. The session was held during the 2010 Society of American Business Editors & Writers conference in Phoenix.

YOUR INSTRUCTOR

This session was led by Carlos Chavez, the deputy photo editor at The Arizona Republic and 15-year photojournalist veteran.

AGENDA

  • Session One: Photography 101: What to do and what not to do in the field
  • Session Two: Photo critique: Learn the qualities of a strong photo

SELF-GUIDED LESSON

Take a look through the recordings, resources and tools below. At your own pace, you can walk through the self-guided lesson on taking compelling business news photos.

About the Author

Kelly is the Reynolds Center's Senior Online Producer. She has worked as a reporter for several newspapers, most recently The Arizona Republic, and has been an adjunct professor at Arizona State University’s Cronkite School. She has a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction from Goucher College and holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from West Virginia University. Kelly also was a fellow at The Poynter Institute and a contributing writer for "Cancer Stories: Lessons in Love, Loss & Hope."

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