Assignment 10: The Photo Essay


Present ten photographs in a logical sequence


The objective is to synthesize skills learned throughout the semester to tell a story in a sequence of images that have a relationship to each other.  This is an introduction to ‘the photo essay.’ Students should use a variety of distances, angles and focal lengths to shoot photos while documenting an event, a theme, or a story.  The assignment will count as 18% of the final grade.



Suggested Topics


Day in the Life

Event – Holiday traditions, a parade, a baseball game

Issue – smoking

Document a neighborhood, need to see faces and full captions with complete names.





Upload ten images in the order of your choice.

Create a gallery on your blog.