The Art Of Visual Storytelling
To find your voice tell your story.
Plan Your Story
Every Picture Tells A Story
There are countless kinds of stories to tell and ways to tell them.
Make Plans Free to Members
Increase your productivity and fulfillment by making a plan.
Define a Project Free to Members
Focus your creative efforts and create an action list to achieve your goals.
Developing Personal Projects
Defining a project is one of the single best ways to develop your body of work.
Keep Your Current Projects Visible
What kinds of visual reminders would be helpful to you?
Perform An Annual Creative Review
At the beginning of every year I review the accomplishments of the past year.
The Benefits Of Performing An Annual Image Review
You’ll learn a great deal about your vision when you perform an annual image review.
The Benefits Of Selecting Your Top Images
Find your current best works and compare them to your past.
Discover & Develop Your Story
Find your best work efficiently.
Our strongest images combine immediate impact and staying power.
Identify the superstars in your work.
How to find the “Dominant Impression” in your work.
Look for the ways you approach making photographs and think visually.
Bodies of work add depth to and extend ways of seeing.
They’re the images that don’t fit neatly into a body of work.
With so many wonderful places, why return to the same location more than once?
Structure Your Story
3 Great Books On Photographic Contact Sheets
Create a guiding structure to help focus and strengthen your work.
Create sequences to find what’s missing and new opportunities.
Use The 8 Classic Shots Of Photo Essays To Tell Better Stories
Find more shots and tell more of your story with this structure.
Make a visual journey compelling from beginning to end.
… unless you want to focus on them.
Expand Your Story
How To Strike Up A Lively Conversation With Your Images
Not sure where to go or what to do? Ask your images!
Discover and develop underlying qualities and themes.
Work on more than one level simultaneously.
Variation Free to Members
Find many ideas or turn one idea into many variations.
Combination Free to Members
Create synergy between existing elements in your images.
Use reversal to open new doors in your creative process.
Break The Rules
Unlock new creative possibilities.
Find Your Next Story
Your Next Story | Coming