How to Tell A Story with a Picture, by Joe McNally

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We’ve all heard that our photographs should tell a story, right? Easier said than done, how exactly do you do that? Thankfully for us, Chase Jarvis caught up with legendary photographer Joe McNally to find out. About the conversation Chase says; “I loved Joe’s deep insights via our long form chat on cjLIVE, but I couldn’t let him leave without also pulling a few photography tips we ALL can apply immediately.”

With a career spanning over 30 years and assignments in more than 50 countries, Joe McNally has shot everything everywhere in every way you can possibly think of. If anyone can tell a story with their images, it’s definitely Joe, so let’s see what he has to say…

For those of you who don’t know, Chase is an award-winning American photographer, director, artist, entrepreneur and the CEO of CreativeLive, an online education platform that he co-founded in 2010. As a photographer, he is known for his kinetic style and emphasis on lifestyle, sports, and landscape photo imagery. His client base includes brands like; Nike, Apple, Microsoft, Google, Samsung, Hewlett-Packard, Pepsi, McDonald’s, Red Bull – to mention but a few.

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Author: Michelle Joubert-Martin