Storytelling with Photographs: How to Create a Photo Essay

Written by Anne Darling
Category: · Arts & Photography


This book is a blue-print for anyone who would like to learn how to create top notch photo essays. It guides you through the process of planning the essay, which different types of shot to include, how to create various types of stories ranging from a simple series to a time-sequence essay with a narrative structure, offers important technical tips specifically relevant to shooting an essay, and gives you information on how and where to share your work. This book is suitable for amateur and professional photographers with a reasonable working knowledge of their cameras.

Section 1: Before your start
Section 2: The single image
Section 3: Types of photo essays
Section 4: Planning a photo essay
Section 5: Planning your shots
Section 6: Editing your photo essay
Section 7: Two sample essays
Section 8: Publishing your work
Section 9: Learn more

If you are looking to do something more with those hundreds of images on your hard drive or like the idea of creating a story with photos, then this book will guide you through the process from start to finish, from planning your shots to publishing your essay.



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