So here I go dipping my toe into the waters of podcasting.
The premise? A podcast dedicated to documenting the human experience of local communities and families from a visual storytelling perspective.
I’m a visual storyteller, but the ability to impart information in other mediums has a place for visual content creators like myself. So why not bring awareness to a return to authentic, REAL visual storytelling – documentary photography, reportage… whatever you want to call it.
I initially started LaneCounty360 as a sideline project but it has languished off and on since it’s launch back in 2011. I recently realized that the site is more than just a project for me. It provides a purpose for creating unique images of people, places and things that are a part of the community. So I feel it’s time to relaunch and I will do my best in posting to this online visual journal about all things Lane County, Oregon on a regular basis.
Her’s the original announcement from four years ago:
I respect and admire the work of Benjamin Chesterson, Co-Founder of duckrabbit and he’s someone I turn to for virtual mentorship on occasion.
I posted previously about my revisiting the use of audio slideshows and came across this five year old posting from the duckrabbit blog entitled “In Praise Of The Audio Slideshow” and I reached out to Benjamin via twitter about whether the medium is just as valid today as it was five years ago. He said in a nutshell of course it was – if done properly to reflect the story/subject matter. Continue reading “Audio Slideshows: Part Two”→
“In a world where one billion photos are taken each day, we suffer from photographic overload, a collective visual fatigue even among a vibrant array of venues and greater opportunities for sharing photos. The big challenge is to show people something they haven’t seen before, a new approach to an old issue or idea that won’t go away…”