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Can a Story Be Told with a Single Image?

CJ Chilvers
CJ Chilvers

Sure it can. But would it be as compelling as a story with a handful of carefully chosen photos combined with words?

Of course, an iconic image demands attention and, often, a backstory. But such an image is rare, even for legendary photographers.

The real question should be: why do we set ourselves up, by default, to tell single image stories?