Week 3 – Five Card Flickr Stories


Five Card Story: Man ponders the fate of his pots

a Five Card Flickr story created by Amos Cruz


flickr photo by bionicteaching


flickr photo by Serenae


flickr photo by Serenae


flickr photo by bionicteaching


flickr photo by bionicteaching

Early in the morning, a flower shop owner rinses down his shop before tending to his morning orders. An order for some pink orchids is the first to go out in the morning to 1 Rue Du Amor. The delivery boy walks down the alleyways of Paris to a doorstep with empty pots awaiting new occupants. Meanwhile, a professor is delivering a lesson, wondering the whole time if the flowers for his love have arrived safely.


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2 thoughts on “Week 3 – Five Card Flickr Stories

  1. Very well done to weave the narrative through all five images; it works well because it is an open ended story, the reader left to imagine what happens when the flowers are found.

    I am curious to know what the process was like too as you had to choose photos. There seems to be a lot of pressure to pick the first photo (to set the story in motion) and the last one (to wrap it up). What I like about your story is that the picture alone did not end the story, but the way you wrote it up works perfectly.

    • Thank you for your feedback. I chose the first picture with the objective to leave the “door as open as possible” so to speak. I wanted a foundation with lots of space to build upon. With each subsequent picture, I followed the same approach. By photo #5, I maintained that space, which allowed the “open-ended” nature of the story…which, by the way, was not intentional, but merely a product of my initial strategy. I’m glad it worked out!

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