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Finding Your Visual Voice

How do you take your storytelling instincts and translate them into the land of photography?

How do you take your storytelling instincts and translate them into the land of photography?

Kainaz Amaria, NPR's supervising editor for visuals, shares the foundations of visual storytelling, and she explains to how to make (not take!) better portraits. (No fancy equipment necessary!)

See the images from Kainaz's sessions via her awesome PowerPoint slide show (yes, we just referred to a PowerPoint as awesome).

Here is the clip from Hitchcock's Vertigo that Kainaz plays at the opening of her session - starting at about 0:02:45.


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Kainaz Amaria

Kainaz Amaria (@kainazamaria) is a supervising editor for NPR's Visuals Team and a multimedia trainer. Before coming to NPR, Kainaz was a freelance photojournalist based in Mumbai, India — her clients included The New York Times, Vogue India, and Reuters. Prior to that role she was at the St. Petersburg Times in Florida. In 2010 she was a Fulbright Scholar, where she completed a short film on the Parsi Zoroastrian community in Mumbai.