Ariel Zambelich

was a photo editor for NPR Visuals.

Tips for making storytelling portraits (it’s not just a headshot)

Here’s the situation. You’re out in the field reporting a killer story and you’re meeting interesting people that aren’t necessarily in the public eye. You’re thinking about how your radio story could be presented online, and realize that it’ll help to give readers a view of who these folks are. So what do you do? Pull

How to find great pictures for your stories

When it comes to stories on the web, strong photos can really help your story resonate with your audience. Just like putting together a radio story or written narrative, there can be a lot of things to consider to help make your visuals sing, so here’s a quick reference guide on when to consider visual