Cliche, but so true! This idea has inspired Justin McMurray to start pixtories: a website where people can submit their own picture with that special story behind it. There’s only one restriction, the one-liner that accompanies the picture shouldn’t be longer than 140 characters. This is what Justin has to say about it on his weblog:
“It’s based on the idea that everyone has their favourite photos but often the context of a photo – why it’s important or significant – is hidden. It might be a special moment, bring back a certain memory, have personal meaning or just be something you love for some reason. Pixtories is about revealing these stories which are limited to 140 characters to help sharpen your storytelling focus.”
The picture above is my favourite entry so far. Since I love the project I gave it a go myself. Want to add yours too? You can check the instructions here or send the photo + short story to firstname.lastname@example.org.