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: https://youtu.be/zkT2D_GbW_c
Learn more about our guest on VSI blog: https://www.visualstorytell.com/blog/how-to-personalize-visual-stories-without-creeping-out-your-audience
This podcast is brought to you by the Visual Storytelling Institute (VSI) from Miami, FL.
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