Storytelling is a technique used by many advanced photographers.
For example, experienced event and wedding photographers use the storytelling method all the time when shooting and culling photos to make an album that’s got a coherent and consistent message.
In our article about the rules of compositions in photography, we compared a photograph to a movie and used a movie illustration to shed more light on photography compositions. In this article we’ll be expanding on that theme further and talking about another trait that photographs share with movies, Storytelling.
If you’re a photographer that’s just starting out, it’s usually best to concentrate on the fundamentals of good photography such as composition, camera settings, and lighting, images processing first.
For those ready to dive into the detail and use good techniques to get your photo to tell an effective visual story.