Caption Writing: There Are Some Rules

Without a caption or cutline, you might never know that this is Vincent Palazzo, Jr., RI DOT construction inspector, with his grandson, Vincent T. Palazzo looking at a sinkhole in West Warwick, RI.

Did you know that captions are (next to headlines) the most read content in any publication?

And here we thought they just served to identify the folks in the picture.

Before you submit that great photo to our contest, take a read of this great article on caption writing from the University of Kansas. You might pick up some useful tips like we did!

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