must be selected. This is the picture that should excite the viewer's interest
and lead him to look at the remainder of the display. This picture must have
high impact and should express the central theme of the story. In most cases,
the key shot is the most powerful and dramatic shot in the story. It is placed
in the most prominent position in the display and is generally larger in size
than the other pictures. The remainder of the shots are selected to elaborate
and expand upon the idea established by the lead shot.
They are included in
the display to give the finished product a harmonious appearance.
Now that you have completed this lesson, go out and
Pick a simple story and shoot, process, and
print it. By doing this over and over, you will develop
the skills necessary for the "big job."