Storytelling with Photographs: How to Create a Photo Essay

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 camera.


"This little volume is packed with information about photo essays; what they are and how to create them. The book contains lots of examples including links to other photographers work. I was delighted to stumble over the book, and will certainly use it as a guide to my own journey into photo essays. I enjoyed every page. It was a truly fortuitous find."  Enigma

"The author does a good job of laying out it some key considerations in the development of a photographic story or project. While experienced documentary or photojournalist photographers will find this information basic, those new to photography, or new to photographic storytelling will find the material useful. I would think those with a general interest in documentary photography will also find this quick read interesting." Vocal Me

"I love this book. Everything in it is written with passion. I highly recommend this book to everyone who wants to tell a story through their eyes (the camera). It's a must read." Mark at MSKT Photography

"If you want to go beyond the single shot and into a project READ this book . How to do this is explained . I have had a few solo shows and wish I had this book before I would strongly recommend this before you post a few family pictures to a web site or print out a photo book to be given out as a gift." Al Reiner

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