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6 Tips to Help You Take the Perfect Photo or Video

In the digital world, writers must be able to wear multiple hats

- August 20, 2013
When news broke that the Chicago Sun-Times had laid off its entire staff of photographers last May, journalists around the country were in disbelief. Now, instead of just scrutinizing sentence structure and verb choice, the possibility that journalists would also have to generate images to accompany their stories was very real.

In today's Internet era, multimedia reigns supreme, so it's no longer enough to be a master of the pen. And even if taking photos and video isn't currently part of your job description, learning to wield a camera like a pro will only raise your stock and give you versatility -- plus, hopefully a bit of job security.

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