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A picture is worth a thousand words

A picture is worth a thousand words . . . .


Use them

USE THEM!


Good captions

Good Captions

  • Require careful research

  • Avoids editorializing

  • Attracts the reader’s attention


Parts of a caption

Parts of a Caption

  • Primary information

  • Secondary information

  • Quote


Parts of a caption1

Parts of a Caption

  • Primary information

    - written in present tense

    - describes the action in the photo


Parts of a caption2

Parts of a Caption

  • Secondary information

    - written in past tense

    - explains the significance of the event, provides background information or follows up on the action taking place


Parts of a caption3

Parts of a Caption

  • Quote

    - from the individuals in the photo or from an individual closely associated to the event


Adjective

Adjective

Used to modify, qualify, describe or limit, a noun, pronoun or gerund


A picture is worth a thousand words

Blue skies and golden sunshine surround Junior Joe Smith as he taste tests a common night crawler at the Creepy Crawler Fest held on the Burris Laboratory School playfield on October 10. The Creepy Crawler Fest was an exhibition sponsored by Ball State University that introduced students to the world of bugs. “Their slimy exteriors,” said Smith, “makes the night crawler easier to swallow.”


Adverb

Adverb

Used to restrict, qualify or limit a verb, an adjective, another adverb, in infinitive, a gerund, a participle, a phrase or a clause; may indicate time, place, manner or degree


A picture is worth a thousand words

Bravely downing a common night crawler is Burris Junior Joe Smith. Smith was participating in the Creepy Crawler Fest sponsored by Ball State University and held on the Burris playfield on October 10. “Their slimy exteriors,” said Smith, “makes the night crawler easier to swallow.”


Causal

Causal

Expressing cause


A picture is worth a thousand words

Although not usually a part of his diet, Burris Junior Joe Smith taste tests a common night crawler at the Creepy Crawler Fest. The event, held on the Burris play field on October 10, introduced students to insects and worms. “Their slimy exteriors,” said Smith, “makes the night crawler easier to swallow.”


Gerund

Gerund

A nonfinite verb that ends in “ing” and functions as a noun


A picture is worth a thousand words

Giving the unknown a try, Burris Junior Joe smith taste tests a common night crawler at the Creepy Crawler Fest. The event, held on the Burris play field on October 10, introduced students to insects and worms. “Their slimy exteriors,” said Smith, makes the night crawler easier to swallow.”


Infinitive

Infinitive

A nondefinite verb used as a noun, usually made up of the word “to” plus the present form of the verb


A picture is worth a thousand words

To boldly go where he has never gone before, Burris Junior Joe Smith eats a common night crawler at the Creepy Crawler Fest sponsored by Ball State University. The event was held on the Burris play field and introduced students to insects and worms. “Their slimy exteriors,” said Smith, “makes the night crawler easier to swallow.”


Participle

Participle

A nonfinite verb that functions as an adjective; may end in “ing,” “ed,” “t,” or “en”


A picture is worth a thousand words

Gobbling up a common night crawler is Burris Junior Joe smith. The “treat” was offered to students attending the Creepy Crawler Fest sponsored by Ball State University. The event was held on the Burris play field and introduced students to insects and worms. “Their slimy exteriors,” said Smith, “makes the night crawler easier to swallow.”


Preposition

Preposition

Used to show the relation of a noun or noun equivalent to some other word in the sentence; for example - after, by, for, in, over


A picture is worth a thousand words

Up to the challenge, Burris Junior Joe Smith downs a common night crawler at the Creepy Crawler Fest held on the Burris play field on October 10 The event, sponsored by Ball State University, introduced students to the world of insects and worms. “Their slimy exteriors,” said Smith, “makes the night crawler easier to swallow.”


Proper noun

Proper Noun

A noun that designates a particular being or thing; usually capitalized


A picture is worth a thousand words

Burris Junior Joe Smith prepares to eat common night crawler at the Creepy Crawler Fest held on the Burris play field on October 10. The event, sponsored by Ball State University, introduced students to the world of insects and worms. “The slimy exteriors, said Smith, “makes the night crawler easier to swallow.”


A picture is worth a thousand words

Time

The time element is featured; usually begins with while, where, as, since


A picture is worth a thousand words

During the Creepy Crawler Fest, Burris Junior Joe Smith prepares to eat a common night crawler. The event, sponsored by Ball State University and held on the Burris play field on October 10, introduced students to the world of insects and worms. “Their slimy exteriors,” said Smith, “makes the night crawler easier to swallow.”


Quotation

Quotation

Must come from the person in the picture, must be important to the action


A picture is worth a thousand words

“Their slimy exteriors makes the night crawler easier to swallow,” said Burris Junior Joe Smith, after taste-testing the common worm at the Creepy Crawler Fest held on the Burris Laboratory school play field on October 10. The event was an exhibition sponsored by Ball State University that introduced students to the world of bugs and worms.


Typography

Typography

  • Should be two points smaller than body text

  • Should be in the same font family or a complimentary one

  • Use graphic devices to lead reader into the caption


A picture is worth a thousand words

Navy blue gowns and matching mortarboards ruled the day when the Class of 2002 crossed the auditorium stage on Friday, May 30 to retrieve their diplomas from Superintendent John Smith.


A picture is worth a thousand words

NAVY BLUE GOWNS and matching mortarboards ruled the day when the Class of 2002 crossed the auditorium stage on Friday, May 30 to retrieve their diplomas from Superintendent John Smith.


A picture is worth a thousand words

NAVY BLUE GOWNS and matching mortarboards ruled the day when the Class of 2002 crossed the auditorium stage on Friday, May 30 to retrieve their diplomas from Superintendent John Smith.


A picture is worth a thousand words

 Navy blue gowns and matching mortarboards ruled the day when the Class of 2002 crossed the auditorium stage on Friday, May 30 to retrieve their diplomas from Superintendent John Smith.


Style

Style

  • Decide style for group shots


A picture is worth a thousand words

Name of group - front row: First Last, First Last; middle row: First Last, First Last, Coach First Last.


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