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Ordinary/Amazing Stories of Connection
(Oct 2015) keynote for K12 Online Conference
(Oct 2015) TEDxUSagradoCorazon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
The Open Show: Connected Learning Without Expensive Acronyms
(June 2015), DML Conference, Los Angeles
The BS of Storytelling
(June 2015) keynote for CALI conference, Denver, CO
What The Web!
(March 2015) keynote for TCC 2015 Conference, Honolulu
(Sep-Oct 2014) 7 locations in New Zealand
(July 2014) Arizona K12 Center Camp Plug and Play, Tucson, AZ
Do You Every Wonder What Happened to Wonder?
(Sep 2014) University of Texas Arlington
Doing the Daily Create
(May 2014) Riding the Wave of Change Conference, Gimli Manitoba
Enquire Within Upon Everything: True Stories of the Wondrous Web
(Apr 2014) eLearning Consortium of Colorado
Making / Telling Stories That Matter
(Mar 2014) Skidmore College
Arizona K12 Center •
Camp Plug and Play 9.0
• July 7, 2014
It's easy to take and share digital snapshots (witness Facebook). But we can do much more than capturing moments by creating and expressing ourselves using photographs as part of our visual language. While I was educated as a scientist and self taught myself web-development, telling stories with and through photos is what I am most passionate about. In this session, I share with you five things I've done fueled by this interest. These include practicing communication through improvisation, creating stories in pictures only, amazing stories that may happen when you share photos, giving credit for photos you can use, and a strategy for expressing complex ideas or concepts in photos. Maybe one will be interesting to you? Picture that.
Audio from presentation
(1) improv with pechaflickr --- http://pechaflickr.net/
(2) Visual Storytelling with Five Card Flickr Stories -- http://5card.cogdogblog.com/
(3) True Stories of Sharing Photographshttp://stories.cogdogblog.com/photos/
(4) Giving Attribution with flickr cc attribution helper -- http://cogdog.github.io/flickr-cc-helper/
(5) Image Seeking for Fantastic Visual Metaphors -- http://cogdog.makes.org/thimble/OTM3NDI2OTQ0/imageseeking-for-fantastic-visual-metaphors
Phonar nation "biggest youth photography class in history"
ds106 Open Digital Storytelling Course
Mozilla Web Maker - "We teach the web" summer maker, free web literacy tools/resources
50 Web Ways to Tell a Story
Thru The Lens (grab bag photo links in pinboard)
The music over the ruins of Aleppo | Correspondent
There are some things that bombs and fighting just can’t kill. Like Mohammed Anis and his determination to live, and to begin anew in the ruins that are today his hometown of Aleppo. Even if his home is quite literally a pile of debris. Even if mu...
Learning to See: Photography at Black Mountain College
The impact of Black Mountain College on the history of twentieth-century arts is still coming to light. A small, liberal-arts institution that ran from 1933 to 1957 in rural North Carolina, the school brought some of the most inventive minds of a ...
Every New York Times Front Page Since 1852 Combined Into a Single Minute-Long Video
Data artist Josh Begley has combined every New York Times front page since 1852 into a single minute-long video. The 4K video puts 45 pages in each frame for a quick look at how the front page layout has evolved over time.
Proposal for a formal way of expressing public license information in Exif
Jeffrey Friedl's Image Metadata Viewer
Since I'm getting more interested in photography and understanding cameras and techniques, I find myself wanting to know the details under which a photo was taken. Modern digital cameras encode a lot of such data — shutter speed, lens focal length...
How to analyze and interpret photos objectively, according to professors of visual communication — Quartz
“When photography was invented,” photo historian Vicki Goldberg once said, “it was thought to be an equivalent to truth. It was truth with a capital T.” But as viewers quickly learned, seeing isn’t always believing. Even in the early history of p...
Chevereto - Image Hosting Script
Chevereto is a powerful and fast image hosting script that allows you to create your very own full featured image hosting website in just minutes.
Behind the Lens: 2016 Year in Photographs – Medium
For the eighth and final time, I am presenting my annual Year in Photographs. All of them were taken either by me or a White House photographer on my staff. For many of the images, I’ve included the backstory behind the image to provide further c...
Detecting Forged (Altered) Images – Forensic Focus – Articles
Are digital images submitted as court evidence genuine or have the pictures been altered or modified? We developed a range of algorithms performing automated authenticity analysis of JPEG images, and implemented them into a commercially available ...
Teaching photography as a visual language
It is by establishing this concept of language that I begin to construct an understanding of photography as a process of visual storytelling in which images are words, series of images are sentences and paragraphs, and bodies of work become comple...
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