Very often we're looking at our photographs and trying to find the one real winner, the one that tells a story by itself as well as being beautiful and interesting. Often, though, a collection of pictures is much more powerful for giving an overall sense of place or story. Shooting for a collection frees you up, giving you permission to focus on just the interesting details and encourages you to think about a progression of events, the ordering of your images. It makes you a better storyteller.

Felix Kunze, a good friend of PhotoWalkthrough, has just posted a beautiful and simple photo essay showing the work of Marlene Rose, a glass sculptor. It's illustrated with wonderful photography as you'd expect from Felix. Marlene Rose and the making of beautiful glass