A description of a photography and creative writing project within English, looking at the contents of students’ school bags
Gerry Connor looks at the history of photojournalism
Suggestions for activities based on still photographs
This is a key element of understanding media texts. Students should be able to ‘read’ individual pictures, and consider aspects such as camera position and angle, background and setting, posture and body language, colour and how the picture has been cropped or otherwise manipulated.