This is a short series of images to demonstrate the benefits of staying in one place, and allowing a story to develop.
The Unfolding Story
by Robert C Bannister
In street photography we are often looking for a good story to present, and of course view. Most of the time, just one image encapsulates just such.
If you Stay in one place, you can set up, compose and position yourself for the lighting. Then it is a matter of waiting for the protagonists to arrive.
Once you have your image or images, it is then time to create the art and present the picture in the best light. Pardon the expression, but it is just that which we aim to achieve. Then with an evocative title, we can channel the viewer into a story in their own mind, from our encouragement.
If that image, or series of images is in a gallery, and gathers a crowd, subsequently they stop and pause for a while, then we are a success. If they see or feel what you have seen, then we have accomplished!
SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS
Whether you amble the streets or set up in one place, always look for a story.
I sat in a coffee shop, set up and clicked at the infinitely changing canvas.
“Build it, and they will come”
Taken from the 1989 film “Field Of Dreams”
Indeed a lovely story………
thanks to Batsceba Hardy