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iReport roundtable: Boot camp, Week 5

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • iReport boot camp calls on iReporters to polish storytelling, get stories on CNN.com
  • Boot camp roundtable gives the boot campers a chance to get live feedback from our experts
  • Last week's topic was capturing images, hosted by CNN's Matt Rond, John Nowak, Nick Scott
  • The roundtable begins at 2 p.m. ET

Editor's note: Please scroll down to the comments section starting at 2 p.m. ET to take part in this week's roundtable discussion. Remember to refresh the page to see the latest comments.

Please join us today at 2 p.m. ET for part five of our series of CNN iReport boot camp roundtable discussions. Today, we'll discuss photo and video post-production.

Picking the right shots, writing the perfect caption and editing video are not simple tasks, but nonetheless, they are very important. In the fifth week of CNN iReport boot camp, we challenged iReporters to show off their photography and videography editing skills.

Learn more about the iReport boot camp.

Below in the comments, CNN Photo Editor Matt Rond will offer feedback on several iReporters' photography submissions, and CNN.com Digital Content Producer and Editor Brandon Ancil will share his thoughts on some standout video submissions. During the roundtable, everyone will have a chance to ask Rond and Ancil questions.

We will focus on photography for the first half of the roundtable and video for the second half. At the end of the roundtable, we will open the floor to any additional boot camp questions.

You can be a part of the discussion, even if you didn't participate in the boot camp assignments. Just check out Rond's tips on photography editing and caption writing and Ancil's tips on video editing, and have your questions ready.

In addition to our expert advice and feedback, we have picked a handful of iReporters, called Core iReporters, to give their thoughts about several of this week's submissions.

These Core iReporters have selected their top submissions for this week's assignment, which you can read about in the photo gallery above. They were chosen by the iReport staff because of the journalism skills they have shown through their iReports.

Click through the gallery to see what these Core iReporters had to say for week five of boot camp. And at 2 p.m. ET, please come back to the comments section below for our roundtable discussion.

And if you are wondering how to tell who from CNN is joining in on this roundtable conversation, just look for the photos with CNN written under our smiling faces. Let the discussion begin!

 
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