The Art of Visual Storytelling with Mike Bishop

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Written by Mike Bishop

May 2, 2022

Comparing Film & Still Photography

Video is more of a sensory experience because there is more of a sense of time moving – there is a greater need to tell a complete story. You can’t do that in a still image.

With a still, you are allowed to rely a lot to the imagination of the viewer, but with video, you literally have to tell every piece of that story in a way that will be able to be effectively communicated to a broad audience.

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In contrast to video, there is this extraordinary ability to stop time with still photo and to capture the feeling and mood of a moment with incredible succinctness. I love to look at an image and be transported to a single place in time, and I don’t think that there’s any other medium with the ability to do that in the way that a still photograph can. 

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