This post will help you when you have to talk or write about a photograph or an image.
Have a look at David Mainwood’s presentation below. He’s the English teacher and a blogger, who made this excellent presentation that will surely help you improve your oral skills and face the oral exam with much more confidence. Copy the useful language that appears in slide 28 and have it at hand. You can use the pics in David’s presentation or some others of your choice. The aim is to internalise the steps in picture description until it comes out naturally. It will take you more than one try. You have 18 slides to get you started.
In 2010, Brandon Stanton set out to photograph 10,000 New Yorkers. Seven years later, his photoblog is followed by more than 7 million people on social media. It has become so very popular among New Yorkers that now everyone in the city knows what the acronym hony stands for. Sometimes Brandon accompanies his pics with a caption, a quote or even a story.
Let’s look at one of his photos: