Louise Mouton

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How newspapers can use Facebook to build their audiences

<i>It’s not just about the number of ‘likes’ says APN’s Mark Furler but the way the platform is used that can increase a paper’s audience.</i><p>Facebook fans …

6 online tools for investigative journalism

<b>Credit: Image by mjtmail (tiggy) on Flickr. Some rights reserved</b><p>Investigative journalism has long been the marker by which news organisations – and …

Leonard Cohen on Creativity, Hard Work, and Why You Should Never Quit Before You Know What It Is You’re Quitting

Canadian singer-songwriter, poet, and novelist <b>Leonard Cohen</b> (b. September 21, 1934) is among the most exhilarating creative spirits of the past century. Recipient of the prestigious Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and countless other accolades, and an ordained Rinzai Buddhist monk, his music has …

Leonard Cohen Specialty Videos

Local News in a Digital Age

Whether in a tech-savvy metropolis or a city where the town square is still the communication hub, local news matters deeply to the lives of …

Photoshop Basics Tutorials For Beginners - Learn Adobe Photoshop

Get started with Photoshop with our exclusive Photoshop Basics tutorials! These lessons are perfect for beginners or anyone who just needs to refresh …

Facebook at 10: Tips and tools for journalists

<b>Credit: Image by owenwbrown on Flickr. Some rights reserved</b><p>Social media has irrevocably changed modern society in the way people understand …

How to Create Social Media Content That Always Works

Do you draw a blank some days when thinking about what social media content to post?<p>Sometimes it can feel like you've thought of it all and are …

Social Media

Silence

How a Dog Actually “Sees” the World Through Smell

“The world of scents is at least as rich as the world of sight.”<p>Even though smell is the most direct of our senses and the 23,040 breaths we take daily drag in a universe of information — from the danger alert of a burning odor to the sweet nostalgia of an emotionally memorable scent — our …

30 Powerful Reuters Photos from the Past 30 Years

It was 30 years ago that Reuters launched its Pictures service that plays a key role in distributing powerful photojournalism to publications around …

How press freedom declined around the world last year, by country

Reporters Without Borders has released its annual survey of press freedom around the world, revealing a drastic decline in freedom of information in 2014<p><b>Tap here if you are viewing this article in a Telegraph app.</b><p>Freedom of information fell sharply around the world last year, according to the</b> …

Be Good To Each Other, Folks. Because This Could Happen.

In theory, you may know that it's important to treat your friends with understanding and respect, but this comic by Nate Swinehart reveals the "real" …

Lauren Davis

The World in 2030

Bill Gates predicts we’ll end polio and cut child mortality in half. We asked 15 of the smartest people we know for their most out-there predictions.<p>You don’t generally think of Bill and Melinda Gates as pundits. But with their foundation pouring billions of dollars into global development, in …

How to Pose Large Groups Organically: A 3-Step Guide to Beautiful Group Photos

A lot of photographers today find themselves more comfortable posing individuals and groups in a natural way, rather than the strict fashion most of …

Establishing a market differential with original journalism

Producing unique content for your target audience segments<p>This module is about producing original, in-depth, issue-led journalism designed to inform …

How to Be…A Photographer in Four Lessons - Photographs by Thomas Vanden Driessche | LensCulture

Perhaps you've always wondered how James Nachtwey gets away with being a clean-shaven war photographer. Maybe you're stumped as to how Martin Parr can be seriously successful while taking so many funny pictures. Perchance you really can't figure out how to survive as a professional photojournalist …

The best iPhone apps for book lovers

If you love to read books wherever you go then check out our list of the best iPhone apps for book lovers. These apps will surely meet your …

Apps

TIME Picks the Top 10 Photos of 2013

More than ever, photography has become the predominant means for us to communicate. An absolutely astounding number of pictures are shared every …

Tips for Better Close-Up and Macro Photography

Close-up or macro photography is just as much technique as it is luck. That’s what makes it fun and unpredictable. It’s an excellent way to test your …

Canon EOS

How to Photograph Sunsets: 10 Tips for the Perfect Shot

We all love capturing sunsets. Not surprisingly, photographs of sunsets (including sunrise, for that matter) constitute a big portion of the …

Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some …

How to Photograph the Moon (Part 1)

Ever since I’ve owned a camera I’ve wanted to take photos of the night sky. When I first got a DSLR camera 5 or so years ago I thought getting decent …

Tips for Sharpening Your Images the Right Way

Just so you are not misled in any way, let me make it clear that this won’t be a Photoshop tutorial on using any particular sharpening method. It …

How to Restore an Old Photo with Photoshop

Photography is all about capturing the best moments possible and trying to make them last forever. But what happens when the photo is old, tattered, …

Tutorials

43 Photography Hacks, Mods And DIY Projects

My gift to you readers for DIYP 3rd Year Aniversarry – <b>43 Photography Hacks, Mods And DIY Projects</b>. (And some shameless self promotion)<p>Light …

September 2014

Meet the Photographer Who Found How to Balance a Life of Love and War

“I would never think of myself as a role model,” says Lynsey Addario. The 41-year-old, twice-kidnapped, mother-of-one, award-winning photojournalist …