Photography

Everybody has a camera – but that doesn’t make us all great photographers. Learn now to make better images that extend our storytelling.

Finding rights-free images online

How to use Google Image Search, Creative Commons and Unsplash to find rights-free images online

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  • Fact-Checking III: Put Your Photo Fact-Checking Skills to the Test

    We’ll give you three photos to fact-check with context shared (for real) on social media about each photo. Your job is to reverse image search each photo to see if the context is accurate or if the photo has been misrepresented.

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  • Fact-Checking II: Fact-Checking Photos

    How can we see when and where a photo was first published? We’ll explore how with Google Image Search, TinEye and FotoForensics.

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  • Hands-on with fast.ai

    Automatically sort text or images with machine-learning. Got too much text to read, or too many images to dig through? Make the computer do it, by teaching by example.

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  • Safely reporting from protests and other tense events

    These are stressful times. Being out in the world as a journalist carries an element of risk. But a world without engaged journalists watching over it is risky, too. Our aim is to identify as many risks as we can and take steps to reduce them, prepare for them, and neutralize them if they do arise.

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  • Q&A for journalists on personal safety and legal rights at protests

    Advice from front-line journalists, lawyers, and behind-the-scenes personal safety experts on how to cover unrest while maintaining your Constitutional rights and your personal safety.

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  • Tips and tricks for photo workflow using PhotoMechanic

    Photographer Bob Deutsch of USA Today teaches tips and tricks for photo workflow using PhotoMechanic. This video is about still photos, not videos.

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  • Journalism from your phone

    Sarah Self-Welbeck from the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal shows you tips and tricks on recording and editing audio and video, taking the best photos and time-saving tools that make journalism from your cell phone possible and productive.

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  • Lighting for photo and video

    Join USA TODAY staff photographer Robert Hanashiro in an informal and fun discussion about location lighting.

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  • Which photos can get you sued?

    Attorney Michael J. Grygiel discusses Twitter and Facebook photos, and other areas of concern.

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