As part of the Week of Story, I’m sharing three essential values I hold for storytelling through photos, words, and art.
Photos are the common element that brings us to the table as scrapbookers. They are the tangible reminders of the stories that matter most. Thus, the scrapbooking process starts before you get home. It starts with capturing the story in your photography.
Jennifer’s Essential Value #1
I started to become interested in photography more than a decade ago, and it didn’t take long to recognize what gives photos a voice. The best stories are found in photos that capture a moment in time. They are not posed photos with everyone smiling at the camera. Those are nice, but the photos that reveal emotion, meaning, and depth are candid shots. You can read more about my philosophy in these posts:
- Everyday Storyteller idea books – Buy both to save $5!
- Benefits of Black & White with Jess Forster
- Photographing Growth with Katrina Kennedy
- 5 Simple Artsy Techniques with Anna Aspnes
- Telling the Stories of Home with Molly Porter