There’s Always More to the Story

“The pen is not so different from the camera.” Writers and photographers both have the ability to show the world what things look like from their perspectives. We have a lot of power to take what we see and shape it to evoke certain feelings or responses. The lighting, composition, focus, and frame of a photograph can all influence the photograph’s message. Similarly, word choice, structure, and what details a writer chooses to include all can be used to guide the reader in a certain direction. 

—Alexia Kemerling

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