Better Photography Through Visual Storytelling

How do you make memorable photos? By telling stories with them. This course will teach you how to tell stories through photographs and prepare a long-form photography project.


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Course Objectives

By the end of this course you'll learn how to

Create visual stories with identifiable characters, settings, and styles

Capture the essential "storytelling photos" when out with your camera

Plan a long-form photography project to work on over a period of time

Know when a Release form is required and how to get one (with downloads)

Edit your captured photos down to a selection that appropriately presents the story to your viewers

What's Included?

When you purchase this course you'll get lifetime access to...

9 videos

Short, to-the-point videos help you learn what you need to know in bite-sized chunks without extra filler.


PDF downloads for your offline use include course outlines and sample Model & Property release forms.

2 assignments

Two optional assignments will help you practice what you learned, to tell a story with your photography. Submit them for instructor feedback.

Create more than just "single hits"

Level-Up Your Photos

Practicing visual storytelling can connect viewers to your photos in ways that singular "eye-candy" photos just can't do. Humans are storytellers and story consumers at heart. Leave a lasting impression. Entertain. Inform.

That's visual storytelling.

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Course curriculum

    1. What is Visual Storytelling?

    2. Virtual Classroom Orientation

    3. Student Survey

    4. One-on-One Consult Call

    1. Elements of a Story

    2. The Storytelling Photos

    3. The Decisive Moment

    4. Test: Elements of Visual Storytelling

    5. Download: Elements of Visual Storytelling

    6. Assignment (Optional): Visual Storytelling

    1. Long-Form Photography Projects

    2. Researching for Storytelling

    3. Editing a Story

    4. Ethics & Legal Considerations

    5. Test: Taking Visual Storytelling Further

    6. Downloads: Taking Visual Storytelling Further

    7. Assignment (Optional): Long-Form Projects

    1. Final Test

    2. Practicing your Storytelling

    3. Course Review & Feedback

    4. Workbook Download

About this course

  • $59.00
  • 9 Videos
  • Skill level: Beginner to intermediate
  • 4 PDF downloads

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Photography Creative Foundations

Start your photography journey here. This bundle of three courses will teach you about exposure, composition, light, and storytelling - the foundations of photography.

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