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Thread: Documentation

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    Documentation

    I'm taking a photography course, and our current assignment is documentation, or telling a story with pictures. I have no idea what to photograph! Any ideas?

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    Re: Documentation

    An example of this, would be something you'd find in your local newspaper. They are often called "Picture Stories".
    I remember doing one when I was in college on a local tattoo studio.
    They usually consist of four or five photographs.
    Your strongest picture is usually an opener and will tell the story best, then you'll want the other photographs to be detail or lesser shots that play off of or enhance the main photograph to tell the story.
    Good Luck and Welcome to PR.com!
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    Re: Documentation

    What are you interested in?

    I find shooting what I am passionate about very engaging. Trying to artistically capture your experience/view is a fun challenge.

    Let us know what you choose.
    Good luck,
    Tim
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