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Using Pictures and Videos to Spice Up Your Blog<br />Luke Phang<br />lukeyishandsome.com<br />
Why pictures and videos?<br />
“A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words”<br />
The risk of boringness<br />Using too much text can overwhelm your readers. Something like a word overdose<br />Imagine re...
That, just now, was a example of what you should not do<br />
The art of using pictures in your blog<br />
 2 Sources<br />Self<br />The web<br />
Self<br />Drawings<br />Paint, Illustrator , other drawing tools<br />Photos<br />Camera, photoshop<br />
Source: http://little-nini.blogspot.com/<br />
Source:<br />http://www.cheechingy.com/<br />
But if you do not like to draw like me…<br />
Source:<br />Your World Pixelated<br />http://standwithgiants89.blogspot.com/<br />
The DSLR<br />Definitely the best choice<br />Most adjustable settings, under most conditions<br />Look better too<br />
I DON’t have DSLR!!!<br />But…<br />
When taking photos<br />Know your subject<br />Lighting<br />Composition<br />
And if you have some photoshop skills…<br />
Others<br />
The Web<br />
Pointers<br />Never copy paste URL<br />Download and re-upload<br />Credits?<br />
VIDEO<br />
Just some pointers<br />Most bloggers use them sparingly<br />To produce a good video, at least some editing must be invol...
Conclusion<br />
Your choice<br />As long as it’s relevant <br />
Youth.SG Campus Spy Session 1: Using Pictures and Videos to Spice Up Your Blog
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Youth.SG Campus Spy Session 1: Using Pictures and Videos to Spice Up Your Blog

  1. 1. Using Pictures and Videos to Spice Up Your Blog<br />Luke Phang<br />lukeyishandsome.com<br />
  2. 2. Why pictures and videos?<br />
  3. 3. “A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words”<br />
  4. 4.
  5. 5. The risk of boringness<br />Using too much text can overwhelm your readers. Something like a word overdose<br />Imagine reading your textbook or LOTR without stop for one whole day, you can just quickly tire out and feel bored<br />Pictures between lengthy posts give your readers a subconscious mind break<br />If you just keep spamming words, your readers would eventually associate your blog with boringness and leave your blog<br />And I would I have probably lost you by now…<br />
  6. 6. That, just now, was a example of what you should not do<br />
  7. 7. The art of using pictures in your blog<br />
  8. 8. 2 Sources<br />Self<br />The web<br />
  9. 9. Self<br />Drawings<br />Paint, Illustrator , other drawing tools<br />Photos<br />Camera, photoshop<br />
  10. 10. Source: http://little-nini.blogspot.com/<br />
  11. 11. Source:<br />http://www.cheechingy.com/<br />
  12. 12. But if you do not like to draw like me…<br />
  13. 13. Source:<br />Your World Pixelated<br />http://standwithgiants89.blogspot.com/<br />
  14. 14. The DSLR<br />Definitely the best choice<br />Most adjustable settings, under most conditions<br />Look better too<br />
  15. 15. I DON’t have DSLR!!!<br />But…<br />
  16. 16. When taking photos<br />Know your subject<br />Lighting<br />Composition<br />
  17. 17.
  18. 18.
  19. 19. And if you have some photoshop skills…<br />
  20. 20. Others<br />
  21. 21. The Web<br />
  22. 22. Pointers<br />Never copy paste URL<br />Download and re-upload<br />Credits?<br />
  23. 23. VIDEO<br />
  24. 24. Just some pointers<br />Most bloggers use them sparingly<br />To produce a good video, at least some editing must be involved<br />Movie maker (basic), iMovie (basic), Premiere pro (advanced)<br />Vlogger (Youtube)<br />Dance moves<br />
  25. 25. Conclusion<br />
  26. 26. Your choice<br />As long as it’s relevant <br />

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