The Importance of Captions in PhotographyWhat IS a Caption?More Like This
We all know that a picture is worth a thousand words...but a caption is priceless, especially in photojournalism. It's the background, the explanation to your photograph. It tells us why we should care. Austin Kleon provides an interesting insight on them in his article The Power of Captions: Words Added to Pictures.
Also, I'm trying to compress a 2 hour class into a single journal. If you're interested in writing according to the AP Style Guide (I'm talking about commas, dates, location abbreviations, identification, etc.), there's a pretty sweet link at the bottom of the journal.
What's going on in this picture? Is the soldier drawing a beautiful picture of the lady? Is she writing the lady a ticket? Who knows!