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Storytellers: A Photographer’s Guide to Developing Themes and Creating Stories with Pictures by Jerod Foster

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Chapter 4. Storytelling Images

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The low light, muted colors, and low, dense clouds hanging over the mountaintops in the background help “establish” a characteristic mood for this Scottish Highlands setting.Canon 5D Mk II, 24mm, 3.2 sec., f/22, ISO 50

The previous chapter highlighted elements of images that help provide impact, interest, and information. Not until those elements are combined in individual frames, though, do they really begin to say something. As stressed earlier, persistent scanning for composition, light, and perspective will strengthen your photo graphic eye and your ability to use such facets of photography to your storytelling ...

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