About Oded Wagenstein

Oded Wagenstein is a photographer and lecturer. Through his work, he explores the themes of Aging, Longing, and Memory. His work has been published by the BBC, National Geographic, as well as many other platforms. He published three books about Visual Storytelling and portraits. You can see more of his work on his website and follow him on Facebook and Instagram.

Post Archive By Oded Wagenstein

Visual Storytelling in Portraiture

If you feel that your portraits lack the “wow” factor or that your viewers don’t feel the excitement you felt while making the image, then you might be just showing a situation rather than telling a story. Showing something that happened might do the job for a news photographer. But…

3 Top Travel Photography Tips: Telling Visual Stories

In an era when everyone has a sophisticated camera on their mobile phone, and we all share our travel experiences on social media, it is easy to start thinking, everything was photographed already, and I have nothing to contribute. The challenge for travel photographers today is to succeed in creating…

The Importance of Visual Storytelling in Photography

Everybody loves a well-told story because stories are the best way to evoke emotions. They can make us excited, laugh, cry or feel empathy for someone else. But perhaps the best thing about stories is relatively simple: stories about other people help us to better understand ourselves. And this is…