Journalism - Domestic News.

Challenge #4 in the Action & Journalism series. Hosted by DemiLion.
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Your assignment is for the Home News desk (ie News within your country). Source a story National interest, and capture an image to support it. As well as the photograph you need to create a headline and write a couple of lines of the story to give it context and interest. Voters should assess the relevance of both the headline and text in conjunction with the image. The emphasis is on finding a relevant, current story.
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Sand News
by FNG303
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When oil prices dipped to their lowest two years ago, interest in alternate sources of energy dropped to nil. Orders and production of solar cells came to an abrupt halt. Lately the price of the barrel oil has been on a steady increase and once more alternate energies are being sought. In anticipation of incoming orders, manufacturers of solar cells have been stockpiling sand. Sand is the major raw material in their fabrication.
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Submitted: Wednesday, 28th July, 2010 21:32 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 27th July, 2010
Focal length: 150 mm
Shutter speed: 1/2500 sec
Aperture: F7.1
ISO: 200
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