Photographer's Perspective: Working With New Technology

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WESLACO- CHANNEL 5 NEWS Photojournalists do more than just film and edit. Sometimes special projects are assigned to photographers.

Sergio Puente Jr. says one of his latest assignments dealt with social media and live streaming events. CHANNEL 5 NEWS began incorporating live web segments in 2016.

Puente says there was a lot of trial and error. He says the getting a good product on social media take hard work.

"We have light equipment out here, sound equipment, and even new technology that we're incorporating now. With this Mevo device you can stream straight to our social media platforms from this iPad," Puente said.

Puente has had the opportunity to work with many important local officials, doctors, and school faculty.