Photo and Social Journalism

Jovi Juan and Sarah Marshall



Agenda

  • Going visual
  • How to source photos
  • Visual social reporting
  • Watermarking
  • Geolocation
  • How to take a better photo
  • The challenge!



Photos and visuals within stories

Then...







Now...




Why every story needs a picture


How to source photos


1. Wires
2. Assignments - reachphotos@wsj.com

DJ Upload


MediaServer




Visual social reporting

Reporters on the road











Instagram

Instagram overtakes Twitter with 300 million users (Dec 2014) 








Vine

link


link

SAM Newsdesk link


Link


link to map, link to list view



Watermarking your photos



Watermarking


Watermark.ws
Canva.com



Geolocating your photos


1. Open 'settings'

2. Go to 'privacy'

3. Got to 'location services'

4. Tick camera and Twitter and Instagram to 'on'

5. Still in privacy, go to 'photos'

6. Tick Twitter, Instagram and others to 'on'



How to take better photos

Environment



Details


Portraits


Moments



Light





Indoors


Composition



Framing


Contest:
Take a photo of someone whose name you do not know.
Take a photo of food you are going to eat.
Caption it properly: Who what where when
Share a photo over Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #djatdjphoto
Or upload it to wsjupload.com using the slugname djatdjphoto
If you are uploading it, try to stick with AP style

Photo and social at WSJ

By Sarah Marshall

Photo and social at WSJ

Slide deck for DJ@DJ (Digital Journalism at Dow Jones), Feb and March 2014

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