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iReport roundtable: Boot camp, Week 4

  • iReport boot camp calls on iReporters to polish storytelling, get stories on
  • Boot Camp roundtable gives the boot campers a chance to get live feedback from our experts
  • Last week's topic was interviewing, hosted by writer Elizabeth Landau
  • 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 four of our series of CNN iReport boot camp roundtable discussions. Today we'll discuss how to capture good photos and videos.

Capturing great images is key to the storytelling process and is a necessary skill in the online media world. In the fourth week of CNN iReport boot camp, we challenged iReporters to show off their photography and videography skills.

Learn more about the iReport boot camp

Below in the comments, CNN photojournalists Matt Rond and John Nowak will offer feedback on several iReporters' photography submissions, and Digital Content Producer and Editor Nick Scott will share his thoughts on some standout video submissions. During the roundtable, everyone will have a chance to ask questions of Rond, Nowak and Scott.

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 CNN photojournalists Mark Hill, David Holloway and Nowak's tips on photography and Scott's tips on shooting video, 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 four 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!