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 the basics.
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.
Find out what it takes to break into the business to start your own production company and how Gregg found his style through scouring the globe for inspiring tales to tell.
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.