There are many ways to do so and you will need to utilise all your skills. Run to the front and capture the head of the group moving forward.Then run towards the back to capture the families walking along. Make your own flashcards that can be shared with others.
A photo essay is intended to tell a story or evoke emotion from the viewers through a series of photographs.
They allow you to be creative and fully explore an idea. Choose one that you can do easily based on your photographic level and equipment. You will find people, some will be standing, some will be moving, some will be holding banners and signs. Try to capture the essence and atmosphere of the protest itself.
But once you start adding exclamation points, you’re wading into troubled waters. ACTIVE BODY PARTS One way to make your reader giggle is to give body parts their own agency.
When you write a line like “His hands threw up,” the reader might get a visual image of hands barfing. CLICHÉS THINK YOUR THOUGHTS FOR YOU Here’s one: There is nothing new under the sun. George Orwell’s advice: “Never use a metaphor, simile, or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print.”TO BE OR NOT TO BE Get rid of “to be” verbs.
You’ll see that the best authors ignore these fussy, fusty rules.
Rachel Toor is a creative writing professor at Eastern Washington University in Spokane.
Previously suggested Judging Criteria for a Photo Contest: And finally, the Judge(s) selected by the Sponsor to judge their Photo Contest Entries ideally should be an expert or have some degree of expertise in what they are judging.
A professional photographer would be a perfect choice; however, this is not a requirement, but it will help the Sponsor select the Best in Show!
These exhausted folks, hopped up from eating too many cookies and brownies, have been sitting in committee meetings for days after spending a couple of months reading applications, most of which look pretty similar: baseball = life, or debate = life, or “I went to a developing country and discovered poor people can be happy.”They wade through long lists of candidates, state by state, region by region. But occasionally one will make an admissions officer tear down the hallway to find a colleague to whom she can say, “You have to read what this Math Olympiad girl said about ‘Hamlet.’ ” Your goal is to write an essay that makes someone fall in love with you.
The best applications and the weakest don’t come to committee. Once you commit the time and emotional energy to get your butt in the chair to write, you face a daunting task — figuring out what to write about. With so much freedom, this is a challenge for most students.