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What Makes A Photo Tells A Story?

What Makes A Photo Tells A Story?

In this episode, I chat with Jaime Permuth, an award-winning photographer and professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York. With the tremendous growth in photo sharing (people share 95 million photos on Instagram every day!), I am often asked how can you tell a story in a single photo? With video, it's much easier as it's, in essence, a sequence of images where you can tell a complete story with different characters and scenes. But what you do when you need to compress an entire story into a single scene? I discussed with Jaime about his storytelling approach, the key narrative elements he uses. Jaime also presented a few photos and discussed their backstories and the visual storytelling technique the photographer used. Fascinating discussion!

What you will learn:

  • What was the journey that led you to be involved in photography?

  • What are the key elements that constitute a visual grammar of a photo?

  • How can you use these visual grammar elements to tell a compelling story in a single photo?

  • How do you create an emotional connection between a photo and the audience?

And much more.

To see the photo examples, Jaime discusses watch this episode video recording on Youtube:

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Visual Storytelling Today
Curious about transforming your brand's narrative with visual storytelling? Dive into the Visual Storytelling Today podcast! Host Shlomi Ron, the visionary Founder/CEO of the Visual Storytelling Institute, engages with leading storytellers across industries. Discover their journeys, challenges, and successes. Each episode is a treasure trove of insights, available in audio, video, and blog formats for a full storytelling immersion.