Resources for Photoessays

Photoessays attempt to communicate a message about a subject without using any text.  Thus, the composition of individual photographs must work together with the strategic arrangement of photographs to create meaning.  Following are a list of resources you can draw on for creating photoessays.



Photo Editing Software

  • Photoshop is available to download for free by UMD students as part of Adobe’s Creative Cloud package in TerpWare
  • Pixlr has free web and mobile apps for using layers, adjusting color, transforming objects, and using filters and overlays.
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