Small Scale Stories

A story’s weight lies in its message, not in how much long or short it is.

Many can tell a life’s tale in few sentences while those who can’t, spend a lifetime to create one. But I believe this doesn’t apply to photography because in one single frame, one can tell a story, without saying a lot.

You can show either one character or an entire cast in your pictorial-story, as I refer to call it. No need of any dialogue for them too.

The only question is: how do you place them up in one frame to tell a story?

So, I tried to picture a story once (or couple of times if I tell you precisely). Using Uzair’s toy cars collection, I placed them inside a frame to see what kind of stories they can tell (or show in this case).

Here are my attempts, with possible story titles:


The Chase


Race Is On


Not So Fast


Run My Boys


The Robbery

Yes, you are right! Judging by their titles, you can easily placed them in the crime genre. But consider them as my playful attempt on a small scale.

So, did you enjoyed “reading” these stories?

For The Daily Post’s ScaleΒ and Story


Added for RDP Tuesday – collection

18 thoughts on “Small Scale Stories

  1. granonine January 15, 2019 / 7:17 PM

    Just think of all the stories in you little boy’s mind when he is playing. The noises, the conversation, the running and escaping? No mind like a child’s mind πŸ™‚

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    • Hammad Rais January 15, 2019 / 7:34 PM

      Let me tell you that all those stories feature lot of construction work, along with traffic jams, heavy equipment movings and of course, constant honking by every single car in the play area πŸ˜€

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  2. Dhanashree October 17, 2017 / 7:43 PM

    Perfect entry for the challenge! πŸ˜€

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  3. updownflight October 17, 2017 / 6:28 PM

    That was funny! My husband would appreciate this post since he was a lover of playing withy toy cars.

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    • Hammad Rais October 17, 2017 / 9:29 PM

      The inner child of mine sometimes do ask for crazy things 😁
      Thank you for liking my post.

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  4. camilledefleurville October 17, 2017 / 2:31 PM

    Your stories are delicious to be read and re-read. And your son is sooo patient to let is father use his toys for his blog! πŸ™‚

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    • Hammad Rais October 17, 2017 / 9:31 PM

      Oh, this just made my day!
      Thank you very much for liking it. Although, I do admit that I didn’t asked for Uzair’s permission to play with his toys. I used them up when he was sleeping 😁

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