Beginning Photo & Video

Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/
  1. Everyone knows that it can do photo storage, http://www.flickr.com/photos/rachelannmurphy
  2. Can create sets with your photos, http://www.flickr.com/photos/rachelannmurphy/sets/....and those photos can be viewed as a slideshow http://www.flickr.com/photos/rachelannmurphy/sets/72157603544322991/show/
  3. How to embed your Flicker slide shows on your webpage http://paulstamatiou.com/how-to-quickie-embedded-flickr-slideshows/
    • Copy the link from the Paul Stamatiou web site to a word/text document, replace the source with your own web address. Copy back to the wiki page using the embed media icon (TV)
    • wikispaces does not like the line center code
  4. Take the tour to find out how to get started…. http://www.flickr.com/tour
  5. Other ways to get photos into Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/tools/
    • Upload from iPhoto
    • iPhone/Touch App

How I use Flickr….. (Means to an end --> add content to your website --> Use 'Get Code' to see and copy html code to paste into your web page
  1. http://www.flickr.com/groups/ (People using iphones). View as slideshow to use arrow keys. Easily find photos for presentations.
    • Join a group with similar interests/needs to see what others have contributed
    • Create your own group, establish rules, guidelines
    • Check out creative commons for use permission, can email owner to ask permission as well
  2. Big Huge Labs - Can link to your flicker account
    1. Framer http://bighugelabs.com/frame.php
      • Add frame styles to highlight a photo on a web site
    2. Motivator http://bighugelabs.com/motivator.php
      • Create life skills type of motivational posters with your own pictures and captions
    3. Hockneyizer http://bighugelabs.com/hockney.php
      • Breaks up photo into collage type layout
    4. Create words with Flickr letters: http://metaatem.net/words/
      • Letters are created fr om photo images
  3. Misc.
    1. http://www.befunky.com/
      • Changes photos to different art media like charcoal drawings, cartoons etc.
    2. http://www.letteringdelights.com
      • Change lettering fonts ie. change page banner according to the season/holiday
    3. http://www.picturetrail.com/samples/flicks/create?flick_design=filmstrip (Reilly example)—paste code onto website.
      • create slide shows from albums
  4. Other storage sites….
    1. http://www.snapfish.com
    2. http://www.photobucket.com
    3. http://www.shutterfly.com/
    4. http://www.smugmug.com/
    5. http://www.myphotoalbum.com/
    6. http://www.keepandshare.com/htm/free_photo_sharing.php

Video

  1. Animoto - http://animoto.com/
    • creates a 'video' from photos; may be more engaging than Picturetrail
  2. Animasher - http://www.animasher.com/
  3. GoAnimate - http://goanimate.com/go/
  4. AniBoom - http://www.aniboom.com/ShapeshifterAnimachine.aspx. Examples can be found at this page: http://www.aniboom.com/Animachines
  5. Voicethread - http://voicethread.com/#home
    • Can add comments to slide shows
    1. iTunes U Voice Thread Presentation - UCET Conference
    2. About - http://voicethread.com/about/k12/#
    3. Ideas for using Voice Thread - http://voicethread.com/library/

Hints and Ideas

  1. Choose magnifying glass for full sized pictures, otherwise may end up with thumbnail
  2. Use Voicethread for history project or teacher evaluations