Throughout this book, Maria Short guides you through the ideas and methods behind creating meaningful, communicative images. With case studies and dozens of examples from some of the world's most engaging photographers, this is a beautiful introduction to a fascinating aspect of photography.
Featured topics: The function of photographs; What is narrative?; Choosing your subject; Concept; Intention and interpretation; The single image; Series of photographs; Signs and symbols; Using text; The response of the audience.
Featured photographers: Berenice Abbott; Eve Arnold; Tina Barney; Robert Capa; Henri Cartier-Bresson; Jill Cole; Gregory Crewdson; Paul Fusco; Stuart Griffiths; Britta Jaschinski; Seba Kurtis; Jem Southam; Tom Stoddart; Newsha Tavakolian and Weegee.