the photographic essay


Andrew Goldie

essential skills

Increase knowledge of the historical development of the photographic essay.

Understand visual communication through narrative techniques.

Develop an awareness of receptive and projective styles of photography.

Understand the process of editing to clarify or manipulate communication.

Increase awareness of commercial, ethical and legal considerations.

Capture and or create images to communicate a specific narrative and edit the work


The purpose of constructing a photographic essay is to communicate a story through a sequence of images to a viewer. Just as in writing ...

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