Photo Journalism and Social Photography

A course by Manu Brabo , Photojournalist

Photojournalist. Torino, Italy.
Joined January 2015

Create a photoreport on a current news event

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 97% positive reviews (242)
  • 4718 students

Create a photoreport on a current news event

Want to capture history in the making with your camera? Learn to photograph current affairs as they unfold alongside Manu Brabo, freelance photojournalist and winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for his photos from the Syrian civil war. Since 2007, he has documented uprisings, rebellions, and civil wars from the front lines in countries such as Haiti, Honduras, Kosovo, Palestine, Libya, Syria, and Ukraine.

In this online course, explore the ins and outs of photojournalism, from its origins and sociocultural context to ethical factors and practical tips. Manu shows you the equipment he works with and guides you through the process of a developing photoreport.

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What will you learn in this online course?

9 lessons & 8 downloads

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 97% positive reviews (242)
  • 4718 students
  • 9 lessons (1h 36m)
  • 8 additional resources (1 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Prepare your own photoreport of a newsworthy current event that is happening around you.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Both professional and amateur photographers interested in photojournalism and how to tell stories through images.

Requirements and materials

No previous experience is required for this course, but basic notions of photography are recommended.

As for materials, you need a camera or a mobile phone and a computer with photo editing software such as Adobe Lightroom, as well as the desire to go out and capture what's happening around you.


4718 Students
242 Reviews
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Manu Brabo

A course by Manu Brabo

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Manu Brabo is a freelance photojournalist whose work specializes in social conflicts. Since 2007, he has traveled the world documenting uprisings, rebellions, and civil wars on the front lines in countries such as Haiti, Honduras, Kosovo, Palestine, Libya, Syria, and Ukraine. He has regularly collaborated with the Associated Press and his stories have been featured by major international media outlets, earning him numerous awards, including a Prix Bayeux-Calvados, POYi, and a Pulitzer in 2013.

Manu currently runs and contributes to the cooperative ME-MO MAGAZINE, an initiative he started with internationally recognized photojournalists Fabio Bucciarelli, José Colón, Diego Ibarra Sánchez, and Guillem Valle, in collaboration with Libre. Together, they use the power of digital technology to explore new forms of journalism on their multimedia platform.


  • U1


    • Manu Brabo
    • History of Photojournalism
    • History of photojournalism II
  • U2


    • Technical equipment and material
    • Previous steps
  • U3

    Daily News vs. Reportage

    • Daily News: what is it, methodology, limits
    • The Report: how to work, purpose, times, images
  • U4

    The edition

    • The edition of a News
    • The edition of the Report
  • FP

    Final project

    • Photojournalism and Social Photography

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Photo Journalism and Social Photography. Photography, and Video course by Manu Brabo

Photo Journalism and Social Photography

A course by Manu Brabo
Photojournalist. Torino, Italy.
Joined January 2015
  • 97% positive reviews (242)
  • 4718 students