Field Notes and Photographs<br />Macaulay Honors College  <br />Hunter College | Spring 2011 <br />Karen Gregory ITF<br />
Course Site & Flickr<br />Add yourself to the course site: <br />http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios peoplingofnewyork/<b...
Writing Exercise<br />Take two minutes to jot down what the first floor of this building looks like.<br />(On your way out...
What are field notes? <br />Develop a working definition. <br />General observations<br />Details <br />Patterns<br />Anec...
What role can photos play?<br />Memory<br />Truthful or deceptive? <br />Captions, notes, annotations, maps. <br />Using t...
Scale and Types of Images	<br />The type of images you require depends on the types of questions you are asking. <br />Wha...
Site Visit<br />The environment: Buildings, green space,the layout of the area. What is there, what isn’t?<br />Social int...
Buildings<br />Green Street, Brooklyn<br />Sunday, Feb 13, 2011 1:00 pm<br />Note the ethnicity<br />Manhattan at Freeman<...
Green Street, BrooklynMonday, Feb. 14, 2011 1:15pm<br />Note the development and the architecture. The buildings themselve...
People<br />Manhattan Ave, Greenpoint, Brooklyn<br />Monday, Feb. 14, 2011 1:00pm <br />
Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn<br />Greenpoint Reformed Chruch<br />2/14/11 1:00pm<br />Manhattan @ India<br />Bus stop<br />2/14...
Details<br />            Languages spoken<br />             Trash products <br />
Images lacking information<br />
Process for Flickr<br />Upload images, add description, use notes to annotate, add to map, link to group. <br />Things you...
Video	<br />If you take video, please upload this to the course site (embed video on Field Video page)<br />Also include t...
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Field Notes and Photos

  1. 1. Field Notes and Photographs<br />Macaulay Honors College <br />Hunter College | Spring 2011 <br />Karen Gregory ITF<br />
  2. 2. Course Site & Flickr<br />Add yourself to the course site: <br />http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios peoplingofnewyork/<br />Then, create a Flickr account: www.flickr.com<br />Next, add yourself to the course Flickrgroup: <br />http://www.flickr.com/groups/eastharlemjournal/<br />
  3. 3. Writing Exercise<br />Take two minutes to jot down what the first floor of this building looks like.<br />(On your way out, see what you’ve missed.) <br />
  4. 4. What are field notes? <br />Develop a working definition. <br />General observations<br />Details <br />Patterns<br />Anecdotes<br />Questions <br />Primarily a written method<br />
  5. 5. What role can photos play?<br />Memory<br />Truthful or deceptive? <br />Captions, notes, annotations, maps. <br />Using the photos, rather than relying on them. <br />
  6. 6. Scale and Types of Images <br />The type of images you require depends on the types of questions you are asking. <br />What types of images can you collect? (Other sources, i.e. internet, archives, collections.)<br />What is possible during a site visit? <br />
  7. 7. Site Visit<br />The environment: Buildings, green space,the layout of the area. What is there, what isn’t?<br />Social interactions: People, people and place, people and animals.<br />Details that tell: Products, trash, graffiti, posted signs, religious items. <br />
  8. 8. Buildings<br />Green Street, Brooklyn<br />Sunday, Feb 13, 2011 1:00 pm<br />Note the ethnicity<br />Manhattan at Freeman<br />Sunday, Feb 13, 2011 1:10pm<br />Who is selling/developing this? <br />
  9. 9. Green Street, BrooklynMonday, Feb. 14, 2011 1:15pm<br />Note the development and the architecture. The buildings themselves show change, new markets, gentrification, and changing demographics. This picture also shows the stalled “development .” <br />
  10. 10. People<br />Manhattan Ave, Greenpoint, Brooklyn<br />Monday, Feb. 14, 2011 1:00pm <br />
  11. 11. Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn<br />Greenpoint Reformed Chruch<br />2/14/11 1:00pm<br />Manhattan @ India<br />Bus stop<br />2/14/11 1:00pm<br />
  12. 12. Details<br /> Languages spoken<br /> Trash products <br />
  13. 13. Images lacking information<br />
  14. 14. Process for Flickr<br />Upload images, add description, use notes to annotate, add to map, link to group. <br />Things your photo notes must have: Time of day, date, specific location (use map)<br />Additionally, anything interesting that you noticed, questions that came up for you. <br />
  15. 15. Video <br />If you take video, please upload this to the course site (embed video on Field Video page)<br />Also include time of day, date, location, notes, etc. <br />

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