• Pro Tips for Photojournalism at Protests and Riots

    9 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    My name is Ettore Chiereguini, and I'm a freelance photographer from Brazil. Here are some things I've learned about photographing riots and protests.
    Gear
    Consider two kinds of lenses: a wide angle and a telephoto. Why? wide will show you the whole picture, the whole frame, the flags, the slogans. It will put you in the scene.
    The telephoto? Easy: you don't want to be in there when s**t happens. Trust me on this one. But keep in mind that even a 70-200mm won't guarantee your safety. What about a zoom lens? If you have it, bring it - it will help you a lot. A 24-70mm and a 70-200mm can be...
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