Presentation on theme: "Verbal [creative] ideas that inspire. Get the story For every story –Ask the 5 Ws & H (who, what, when, where, why & how) –Record sights & sounds descriptions."— Presentation transcript:
Get the story For every story –Ask the 5 Ws & H (who, what, when, where, why & how) –Record sights & sounds descriptions Finding F3 –Facts –Figures –Feelings
caption // ident Juniors Dillon Hanson & Clay Sands OR Juniors Dillon Hanson & Clay Sands, pep band members OR Juniors Dillon Hanson & Clay Sands saxophone players at marching at state basketball finals
Picture it in words Write complete, accurate captions –Attend activity or event –Interview subjects in photo –Interview subjects not in photo –Obtain photographer’s notes –Research history of event or activity
Picture it in words Caption types –ident subject name + brief 3-5 word description –summary answers the most important 5 Ws & H 1 st sentence – present tense describes photo 2 nd sentence – past tense provides background or outcome of the activity/event –quote gives the reader meaningful information & insights stated directly from or about subject
Picture it in words Caption types –collective a story caption defining a photo montage/collage/photo collection answers the 5 Ws & H for the entire collection identifies key individuals & subjects in each of the photos –group identifies each member with first and last name identify as front row / row 2 / row 3 / back row (make visually distinct) provides complete group name in header could provide mini-headline for additional info
Pop the questions –Who is the screamer? His pal? –What is he screaming? –When did this take place? –Where is he? –Why is he screaming? –How did this moment happen? –Tell readers about the event –Describe the best memories of the event –Tell us something we can’t see from photo
Get the answers… –Who: Juniors Dillon Hanson & Clay Sands –What: Pep band at state basketball finals –When: November 22, 2005 –Where: ASU field house –Why: School song w/a cheer section –How: Placed 2 nd in 2004, 1 st in 2005 –“It’s cool to perform the fight song at football games, but nothing beats playing in the field house and hearing the sound reverberate.” –“Johnnie Abrams fell in the closing song and sprained his ankle.”
Write it Lead-in –Attention-getting word or phrase relating to the action/reaction of the photo Primary sentence –Reports the most important 5Ws & H & written in present tense Secondary sentence(s) –Provides details not obvious in the photo & written in past tense
caption // summary LOUD & PROUD Holding nothing back, juniors Dillon Hanson and Clay Sands scream the cheer section of the school fight song, Pride, as the pep band supports the boys’ basketball team at the State finals on January 22, 2006.
caption // quote OH YEAH! “It’s cool to perform the fight song at football games, but nothing beats playing in the field house and hearing the sound reverberate. It made me feel as if we had a part in the basketball team willing the state championship.”—Dillon Hanson
caption // collective MUSIC OF ALL KINDS Holding nothing back, junior Dillon Hanson screams the cheer section of the school fight song, Pride, at the state basketball finals in January. While practicing for the annual Spring Follies held on May 3, freshman Aaron Sidel plays the event’s final song. In front of a sold-out crowd, the African-American Club performs at the Talent Show on April 23.
caption // group FRESHMAN KEY CLUB RAISES $3,452 FOR CHARITIES Front Row: John Cutsinger, Shannon Williams, Rick Brooks, David Klecka… Row 2: Cody Cleavelin, Mitch Lorenz, Mike Hill, Kurt Idler, Bruce Nyman… Row 3: Alex Brunner, Rinn Cleavelin, Herb Stokes, Jimmy Browning… Back Row: Mark Herron, Steve Wirrig, Jack Wilson, Kevin Grandpre, Adam Richards, Blake Harrop, Steve West.
–Who: Junior Scott Sanders & Senior Adam Arlington –What: Cheering for the basketball team who was in double over-time against rival Central HS –When: March 19 –Where: Johnson Community College Arena –Why: Team had not one regional title since 1953 –How: Painted their chests at Byron Smythes house prior to the game and had done so every game during the post season –“I have no recollection of last 3 minutes except that my voice was hoarse and they finally did win. I can’t believe they pulled off that last second shot and we went on to Semi-state. What an incredible senior year” – Adam Arlington
Practice makes perfect Practice makes perfect. Write one of the following: - Ident - Summary -Quote