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The right words are far more likely to be read if they are linked to the right pictures (10 Aug 09)

Some simple advice on how to make the two work together

Here’s something odd you may have noticed, that is important to bear in mind when you’re creating a newsletter, poster, leaflet announcement or advertisement.

Have you ever walked round an art gallery and observed how people look at pictures?

Yes: now you come to think of it, they tend to walk forward and look at the caption to the picture, don’t they, before they stand …

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Comment by Hilda  Aberdeen City Council — 21 Aug 09 at 16:06:36

I really agree with the above. Most of us fail to realise that leaving pictures without words create wild imagination in the mind of the viewers and generate misinterpretations of the pictures. For example, the Media are very guilty of such practise. Showing pictures of something that have little or no bearing with the the words caption or stories that go along with the same. If we including the media are a bit sensitive to human's feelings then we're on the right track in addressing Human Rights issues in our system.

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