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Storytelling - Essentials into Practice

with Annie Griffiths

Time to tell your story from Westerbeke Ranch or Firefly Camp. Fabulous Photojournalist Annie Griffiths with take you through the essentials of storytelling. You will create your own story arc and plan your shoot. Annie will provide feedback on the plans and help you get to work. Once you have chosen a local small story, Annie will help you identify the kinds of photos needed to bring a small story to life. 

In the afternoon session you will review and select your images, create and share your story. Annie will inspire and advise every step of the way. 

  • You will learn to plan and storyboard a project. Select images to tell a story. 

  • Hands-on work will include storyboarding the project, photographing at the ranch, and pulling it all together. 

  • Bring to class your notebook, camera, and your enthusiasm



About Annie Griffiths | Instagram | Facebook
One of the first women photographers to work for National Geographic, Annie Griffiths has photographed in nearly 150 countries during her illustrious career and has worked on dozens of magazine and book projects for National Geographic. Griffiths’ work has also appeared in LIFE, Geo, Smithsonian, Fortune, and Stern, among other publications.
In addition to her magazine work, Griffiths is deeply committed to photographing for aid organizations around the world.  She’s the Founder and Executive Director of Ripple Effect Images, a collective of photographers who document programs that empower women and girls in the developing world, especially as they deal with the devastating effects of climate change. Based in Washington, D.C., Ripple has produced 26 films and built a photo archive of over 20,000 images since 2010. Using these assets, Ripple’s aid beneficiaries have raised millions of dollars, expanded their programs to multiple countries, and proven that women and girls are the best investment the world can make in our shared future.
Annie is a Fellow with The International League of Conservation Photographers and has received awards from the National Press Photographers Association, Heifer International, the National Organization of Women, The University of Minnesota, and the White House News Photographers Association.

Earlier Event: October 12
Hand Coloring