Don't just take a picture, make photos that move people.
Storytelling is a gift to photographers, letting you weave together characters, events, locations and subjects into a work of beauty greater than the sum of its parts. There are as many stories to tell as pictures to take, but there are also tried-and-tested methods you can adopt to help improve your photography and streamline your workflow.
In this beginner-to-pro workshop, award-winning photographer and influencer Finn Beales teaches enthusiasts and aspiring professionals how to master every element of the photographer's process. By following his five-step course - Pitch, Prepare, Shoot, Edit and Deliver - you will develop the same successful, reliable working methods that earn influence and delight audiences, regardless of what genre you're working in. Create intrigue, pull in your audience and tell richer, more rounded stories using your DSLR camera.
Want to craft a shoot from start to finish? All the essentials are covered, from building a story into your creative, shoot preparation, the necessary gear and props, working with mood-boards and call sheets, compositional balance, and directing models, right through to post production, editing and file delivery.
What equipment you'll need, when and why; The secret to key shots and essential techniques; Plot devices to help you craft your narrative; Step-by-step DSLR projects to perfect your skills; Effortlessly capture events, landscapes, portraits, interiors and experiences; How to edit better and be different; Extra exercises to improve your smartphone photography.
Compose for impact. Stand out through story.
Publisher: White Lion Publishing
Number of pages: 176
Dimensions: 230 x 170 mm
"Should be studied by every novice photographer hoping to turn their photographed images into truly memorable story telling." * Midwest Book Review *
"The Photography Storytelling Workshop is a well conceived and structured book, with an easy-to-navigate design and a good balance between text and images. A wise buy for any photographer seeking to hone their craft."
* Digital Camera Magazine *
"This is an inspiring book that takes a fresh approach to developing your photography projects. The writing is snappy and the ideas are clearly presented and attractively laid-out, allowing Beales' energy and enthusiasm for telling stories with photography to shine through." * Black & White Photography *
"Thanks for the inspiration Finn. His new book is such a useful resource no matter what level of creative you are." * Hello Emilie *
"Finn's book is an excellent resource - if you're looking for the next step in your photography, having this on your shelf is a great place to start."
-- Dan Rubin
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