Join Paul Taggart for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a premeeting plan for the shoot, part of Shooting a Photo Essay in 60 Minutes.
…So I'm here in Seattle doing a couple of short documentary projects.…And I'm driving around this area called Georgetown.…I found this place called American Pie.…I thought I could make a really interesting project and…a nice little photo essay.…I don't know too much about what they're doing today.…Except that Tony's the owner and…he's given me a little bit of time to work with.…So, I'm going to go in there, I'm going to make some pictures and…try to make the most out of the time I have with him.…
In this course, photojournalist Paul Taggart rises to the challenge and shoots a photo essay in only an hour. Shooting under time pressure is a common challenge for a photojournalist, and Paul describes the kinds of planning and shooting that gets results. Learn what kinds of shots you'll need for any type of photo essay, and learn how to engage and interact with subjects who you just met and might never see again.