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New Course: Introduction to News and Editorial Assignment Photography

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Do you want to start shooting assignments professionally? Not sure where to start? In our new course, you will learn how to work in news and editorial photography. 

What You’ll Learn

Professional freelance photographer Brett Gundlock gives you a detailed introduction to the topic, covering everything from getting your first assignment to picture-making in the field, prepping your files for final delivery and keeping your photo editors happy.

Here are some free lessons from this course, as a preview of what you can expect:

How to Get Work

Finding that first client when you are starting out can be tough. You have spent a lot of time building your portfolio—maybe years now—and you just need that initial break. In this lesson you’ll learn how to approach photo editors.

Behind a News Assignment

This video shows a raw take from a news assignment: inside Toronto City Hall on the day the news broke that mayor Rob Ford had been filmed smoking crack cocaine.

How to File

While working on assignment, the deadline is constantly looming. Keeping organized will help you get your assignment in on time. It doesn't matter why: if you miss a deadline you are likely holding up the entire publication.

You can take our new course straight away with a subscription to Envato Elements. For a single low monthly fee, you get access not only to this course, but also to our growing library of over 1,000 video courses and industry-leading eBooks on Envato Tuts+.

Plus you now get unlimited downloads from the huge Envato Elements library of 200,000+ photos and 26,000+ design assets and templates. Create with unique fonts, photos, graphics and templates, and deliver better projects faster.

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