Are you ready to turn your passion into a profession?
These days no one is just a journalist, photographer, filmmaker or producer. Now, to make it as a storyteller, you've got to be able to do it all. Professional visual travel storyteller Gregg Bleakney shares his story about breaking into the business and his guide to doing it yourself – from identifying stories to building your brand to choosing the right gear.
Want to be a visual storyteller? Learn how to do everything.
How to find your first stories and identify your niche.
From committing to the lifestyle to connecting with your subjects.
Selling your skills and finding the right clients.
What you really need to capture a story - and keep your gear safe.
How to pack so you can be light and fast in the field.
The first thing I tell people when they ask me how they can make a career out of becoming a travel visual storyteller is that you have to go travel. Travel in your own backyard. Travel in your own country. Put yourself out there where you can let serendipity come and take place.
After cycling from Alaska to Argentina, Gregg landed in Bogota where his love for film, photography & storytelling led him to starting up his own visual storytelling agency. We caught up with Gregg to learn more about what it takes to become a great visual storyteller.
Creating an emotional connection with your viewer is the key to great storytelling. Visual storyteller Gregg Bleakney from WhereNext explains, it’s all about thinking like Jason Bourne.