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104 Photo Editing Tools You Should Know About

104 Photo Editing Tools You Should Know About | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
Hello, photographers. For the last two months, I've been doing market research for my project Photolemur and looking for different tools in the area of pho
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More than we need, or just what you need. You must decide. Here a list.
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How to Shoot a Great Timelapse Video

How to Shoot a Great Timelapse Video | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
The real key to timelapses lies in your style as a storyteller, because as the tools evolve, the fundamentals stay the same. Once you master the technique, all you have to do is experiment with your compositions.
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Simple Guidelines When Using Type

Simple Guidelines When Using Type | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
Don’t settle for simple typography. Follow these simple guidelines when using type to take your type to the next level in your presentation.
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21 Ways to Tell a Nonprofit Story

21 Ways to Tell a Nonprofit Story | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
From oral histories to games to traveling exhibits, read 21 ways to tell your nonprofit stories
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This list and Community TV tools and resources are a great combination.
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YouTube Has Added More Than 1000 New Royalty-Free Tracks to Its Audio Library

YouTube Has Added More Than 1000 New Royalty-Free Tracks to Its Audio Library | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
There are more choices for free and legal music to use in your videos than ever before.
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Great news for citizen media makers. Free & LEGAL. We will add this to our Favorites in the #wpaatv Edit Suite Browser.

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Colour In Storytelling - YouTube

or "Why is my Lightsaber Blue?" Press CC to see a list of the movies shown. TRACKLIST: 0:00-3:10 Aphex Twin - Avril 14th 3:15-8:49 Childish Gambino - Flight ...
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Color in service to story: well documented exposure to what we may not intuitively know but experience. Recommend to all my young filmmaker friends. Thx for documenting this Channel Criswell

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The art of storytelling, according to the founders of StoryCorps and Humans of New York

The art of storytelling, according to the founders of StoryCorps and Humans of New York | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
Between them, Dave Isay of StoryCorps and Brandon Stanton of the photography website, Humans of New York, have collected more than 75,000 stories from regular folks around the world. They share the...
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'People aren’t very good at knowing how to tell their own stories'..Lesson “Interviewing someone is a very proactive process ...

More here to explore what it takes to be a good host:
http://ideas.ted.com/the-art-of-storytelling-according-to-…/

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Patricia Aufderheide talks about copyright and fair use

Patricia Aufderheide talks about copyright and fair use | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
CMOS: "When people borrow copyrighted material without permission for casual, nonprofit use, such as in a blog post or lecture or slide show, are they doing something illegal?" Aufderheide: "Not ne...
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How AlJazeera plans its interactive storytelling projects - Storybench

How AlJazeera plans its interactive storytelling projects - Storybench | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
AlJazeera has built several long-form storytelling projects that have infused investigative journalism with digital technology and allowed users to experience stories in engaging ways. See The War Across the River about refugees from the Central African Republic, or Freedom Denied, an interactive exploration of what happens to some Palestinians after they’re arrested by the Israeli military. Palestine Remix, one of the largest interactives [...]
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Building stories to be told ...in a simple, clear, elegant way; finding the tools that work best to bring the storyboard to life the best way possible. Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should ...  

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Schubin Cafe » Blog Archive » B4 Long

Schubin Cafe » Blog Archive » B4 Long | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
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Not my typical scoop but if you are curious about the evolution of the camera right up to this year's NAB then this is a good read. If you have no idea what NAB is - that is okay, not needed to find this the history herein fascinating.

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50 Of The Most Beautiful Twitter Banners Of 2015 So Far – Design School

50 Of The Most Beautiful Twitter Banners Of 2015 So Far – Design School | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
With over 288 million monthly active users on Twitter, you're going to need to figure out a way to stand out.
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Twitter banner size 1500 x 500

 

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50 Life Changing Motivational Quotes for Entrepreneurs – as Awesome Posters – Design School

50 Life Changing Motivational Quotes for Entrepreneurs – as Awesome Posters – Design School | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
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Taking quotes to the next level. You can too.

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Free Graphics Software and Images - The TechSoup Blog - Community - TechSoup

Free Graphics Software and Images - The TechSoup Blog - Community - TechSoup | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
The TechSoup blog is your source for product donation updates, nonprofit news, technology tips and advice, and innovations in the social sector.
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Nonprofits can profit from registering with TechSoup.

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Mastering Documentaries with the Directors of 'Unlocking the Cage'

Mastering Documentaries with the Directors of 'Unlocking the Cage' | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
D. A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus are two of the world’s greatest documentary filmmakers, and their newest film, Unlocking the Cage, contains valuable lessons for all aspiring documentarians.
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For documentarians “the camera is the least important thing in the room.”
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Lighting, Framing, and Sound: How to Capture Amazing Interviews

Lighting, Framing, and Sound: How to Capture Amazing Interviews | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
Capturing interviews has unique challenges compared to other productions, so it's important to be dialed in when it comes to lighting, audio, shooting, and interacting with your subjects.
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Tips to Perfect the Art of Storytelling - GiveCentral

Tips to Perfect the Art of Storytelling - GiveCentral | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
Sharing a great story is a fantastic way to engage your donors and colleagues alike, and I'd like to share some of my own storytelling tips with you.
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Focusing on what to tell donors:
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How to tell a story | Playlist | TED.com

How to tell a story | Playlist | TED.com | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
Why do we love our favorite stories? Do they need a beginning, middle and end, and a character who changes by the conclusion? Masters of storytelling explore new answers to age-old questions of the craft.
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Always bringing me out of the box. Recommended listening.

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The Morning News - 3rd Edition

The Morning News - 3rd Edition | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
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A good place to get all production basics in one location. Recommend to teachers adventuring into this space without training in the field. 

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RedShark News - One technique to improve your edits

Jonny Elwyn reveals an often overlooked aspect of editing that has the power to make your work much more effective.
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Do you have a lack of courage as an editor, or does the story come 1st? 

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U.S. Community Access TV Providers - Google Sheets

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Where is Community Access happening. Interactive Listing.

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4 VOICE RECORDING TIPS TO SOUND LIKE A PRO | The Tip Jar | NewTek Tips & Tricks

4 VOICE RECORDING TIPS TO SOUND LIKE A PRO | The Tip Jar | NewTek Tips & Tricks | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
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Good audio is critical to digital storytelling.

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A TED speaker coach shares 11 tips for right before you go on stage

A TED speaker coach shares 11 tips for right before you go on stage | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
The weekend before a TED conference, each speaker rehearses their talk in the TED theater. It’s a chance for the speakers to get to know the space, for our curators to give last-minute suggestions ...
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That 1st tip makes me nervous because I immediately pictured being on a long drive in  need a pit stop when I read it, but all and all good advice.

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7 Interview Tips You Need to Tell Great Stories

7 Interview Tips You Need to Tell Great Stories | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
This is the second post in a special 12-part monthly series — Powerful Nonprofit Stories: Finding, Framing, and Finishing.

Finding great story...
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These tips are tried & true: the goal is getting to the conversation to reveal the nugget. The preparation is scaffolding not a script.

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Five Lessons I Learned in Screenwriting Lab

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A non-profit arts organization that champions the independent filmmaker.
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INCLUDES the importance of a strong logline—one that introduces the main characters, their goals and obstacles.

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5 Snarky (but Simple) Design Tips That Will Immediately Improve Your Content

5 Snarky (but Simple) Design Tips That Will Immediately Improve Your Content | WPAA-TV and Media Center - Tools & Stage | Scoop.it
Rather than break it to you lightly, we’re going to be blunt. Here are five snarky but simple design tips that anyone can use to improve their content.

Via donhornsby
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Snarky appreciation day is today if you read this and get a take-away.

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(From the article): Less is more. Strive to put only the essentials on the pages that you design.

 

“If I’m doing a client’s website, for instance, I’ll usually ask them to prioritize the top 2-3 things they want the site to do or say, and focus on that, rather than trying to say everything all at once.” — Mark Stokoe, Hootsuite Designer