Shooting on Assignment

I wrote up a post for The Photoletariat about shooting for the newspaper:
The 3 Basics of Shooting on Assignment
“In film school, we learned to “shoot for coverage.” This meant that for a scene you would get a good, wide, establishing shot. Then you’d move on to a medium shot, and a detail shot. In the case of our Heart Walk, I got a shot of the grounds, a medium shot of some walkers, and a detail of the ribbon cutting. This gives you several options to choose from, and keeps a photo essay visually interesting.”

Read the whole article here.



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