Case study:
Flickr meet at Walsall Council House
Dan Slee
Walsall Council
If a picture tells 1,000 words use
Flickr to giv...
What is Flickr?
What is Flickr?
It’s social
What is Flickr?
It’s social
It has 4 billion
images
What is Flickr NOT?
What is Flickr NOT?
A place for
camera snobs
What is Flickr NOT?
A place for
camera snobs
(Although there MAY be a group
for them somewhere.)
You don’t have to be a photographer
to enjoy pictures
They’re just good..
How does Flickr work?
(That’s my profile, that is.)
How does Flickr work?
How does Flickr work?
How does Flickr work?
Case study 1:
Walsall Town Hall Flickr meet
We invited the Walsall Flickr group...
Stained glass
window by Lee
Jordan
Stained glass
window by Lee
Jordan
They took some great pictures...
Council chamber Steph Jennings
8 photographers
99 images 1,000 views
Walsall people taking pictures of
Walsall places…
Spin off ideas…
Case study 2:
Flickr header
What is Flickr?
Case study 2:
Flickr header
We asked people to add the tag
‘walsallweb’
We go 430 tags in two days
Case study 2:
Flickr header
Case study 2:
Flickr header
This was one of the Flickr headers...
Case study 3:
Caldmore Village Festival
Case study 3:
Caldmore Village Festival
We suggested the Walsall Flickr
group become accredited
photographers
Case study 3:
Caldmore Village Festival
Caldmore Village
Festival by
Stuart Williams
Case study 3:
Caldmore Village Festival
Police officer by Swissrolli
Case study 3:
Caldmore Village Festival
Case study 4:
Newman Brothers Coffinworks
AWM cut funding
Birmingham City
Council £150,000
What is Flickr? Flickr
•Social
•Anyone can take
part
•Free
•Helps paint a
picture
What would
yours look like?
What would yours
look like?
What would
yours look like?
What would yours
look like?
Invite your local Flickr group along...
What would
yours look like?
What would yours
look like?
Invite your local Flickr group along...
Take some
pictures
yoursel...
What would
yours look like?
What would yours
look like?
Invite your local Flickr group along...
Take some
pictures
yoursel...
What would
yours look like?
What would yours
look like?
Invite your local Flickr group along...
Take some
pictures
yoursel...
What would
yours look like?
What would yours
look like?
Invite your local Flickr group along...
Take some
pictures
yoursel...
Contact:
Email: sleed@walsall.gov.uk
Twitter: @danslee
Blog: www.danslee.wordpress.com
Picture credits:
Deckchairs CC:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/danieldslee/5009933622/in/set-
72157622063600853/
Social CC:
...
If a picture tells 1,000 words use Flickr to give yourself a voice
If a picture tells 1,000 words use Flickr to give yourself a voice
If a picture tells 1,000 words use Flickr to give yourself a voice
If a picture tells 1,000 words use Flickr to give yourself a voice
If a picture tells 1,000 words use Flickr to give yourself a voice
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  1. 1. Case study: Flickr meet at Walsall Council House Dan Slee Walsall Council If a picture tells 1,000 words use Flickr to give yourself a voice... Dan Slee, Walsall Council. Local by Social, Coventry, November 2010.
  2. 2. What is Flickr?
  3. 3. What is Flickr? It’s social
  4. 4. What is Flickr? It’s social It has 4 billion images
  5. 5. What is Flickr NOT?
  6. 6. What is Flickr NOT? A place for camera snobs
  7. 7. What is Flickr NOT? A place for camera snobs (Although there MAY be a group for them somewhere.)
  8. 8. You don’t have to be a photographer to enjoy pictures
  9. 9. They’re just good..
  10. 10. How does Flickr work?
  11. 11. (That’s my profile, that is.)
  12. 12. How does Flickr work?
  13. 13. How does Flickr work?
  14. 14. How does Flickr work?
  15. 15. Case study 1: Walsall Town Hall Flickr meet
  16. 16. We invited the Walsall Flickr group...
  17. 17. Stained glass window by Lee Jordan
  18. 18. Stained glass window by Lee Jordan They took some great pictures...
  19. 19. Council chamber Steph Jennings
  20. 20. 8 photographers 99 images 1,000 views Walsall people taking pictures of Walsall places… Spin off ideas…
  21. 21. Case study 2: Flickr header
  22. 22. What is Flickr?
  23. 23. Case study 2: Flickr header
  24. 24. We asked people to add the tag ‘walsallweb’ We go 430 tags in two days
  25. 25. Case study 2: Flickr header
  26. 26. Case study 2: Flickr header This was one of the Flickr headers...
  27. 27. Case study 3: Caldmore Village Festival
  28. 28. Case study 3: Caldmore Village Festival We suggested the Walsall Flickr group become accredited photographers
  29. 29. Case study 3: Caldmore Village Festival Caldmore Village Festival by Stuart Williams
  30. 30. Case study 3: Caldmore Village Festival Police officer by Swissrolli
  31. 31. Case study 3: Caldmore Village Festival
  32. 32. Case study 4: Newman Brothers Coffinworks
  33. 33. AWM cut funding Birmingham City Council £150,000
  34. 34. What is Flickr? Flickr •Social •Anyone can take part •Free •Helps paint a picture
  35. 35. What would yours look like? What would yours look like?
  36. 36. What would yours look like? What would yours look like? Invite your local Flickr group along...
  37. 37. What would yours look like? What would yours look like? Invite your local Flickr group along... Take some pictures yourself!
  38. 38. What would yours look like? What would yours look like? Invite your local Flickr group along... Take some pictures yourself! Stage your own photo competition
  39. 39. What would yours look like? What would yours look like? Invite your local Flickr group along... Take some pictures yourself! Stage your own photo competition Put on your own exhibition!
  40. 40. What would yours look like? What would yours look like? Invite your local Flickr group along... Take some pictures yourself! Stage your own photo competition Put on your own exhibition! Send the best to the local paper...
  41. 41. Contact: Email: sleed@walsall.gov.uk Twitter: @danslee Blog: www.danslee.wordpress.com
  42. 42. Picture credits: Deckchairs CC: http://www.flickr.com/photos/danieldslee/5009933622/in/set- 72157622063600853/ Social CC: http://www.flickr.com/photos/isayx3/3748835100/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Autumn CC: http://www.flickr.com/photos/fourseasonsgarden/sets/72157607885506404/ ?page=2 Stained glass window (c) Lee Jordan http://www.flickr.com/photos/leejordan/4023318530/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Council chamber (c) Steph Jennings http://www.flickr.com/photos/essitam/4019279677/sizes/l/in/photostream/ Police officer (C) Swissrolli http://www.flickr.com/photos/swissrolli/4673534659/in/pool-caldmorefestival
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