Mission in Action, in Life and in Work| The Storytelling Power of A Camera Lens

Connection Cafe

This exhibit highlights the work of Sean Sheridan , a world-renowned photojournalist who works to tell organizations’ stories through the lens of his camera. I love when my life and my work collide.

Lights, Camera, Nonprofit Social Media Engagement!

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Isaac Kiehl , ICAN , Positive Programs for Youth, Communications Coordinator. One of the primary gauges we use for digital communications is post reach and engagement, including number of views and amount of individuals who have interacted with a “like” or comment. As a nonprofit, your message is most likely tailored toward a specific cause, whether it’s through news, links, or photos. Your ultimate breadwinner for social media engagement is photos.

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Is That A Camera in Your Pocket? Tips and Tools for MobilePhonetography As Part of Your Content Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The new generation of smart phones come equipped with excellent cameras and for many it means that they can easily shoot from the hip and capture moments in your organization’s work that make for great, socially share able content.

Lights. Camera. Help. Opens Submissions for Nonprofit Film Festival with Pre-screening in Austin, Texas

Connection Cafe

Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Last Thursday night I attended the Lights.

Texas 43

Blame the Crowd, Not the Camera: Challenges to a New Open Photo Policy at the National Gallery

Museum 2.0

A swarm of cameras everywhere. Reading Michael''s posts carefully, it seems that the cameras are not the ultimate culprits. Cameras weaponize an already unwieldy mob of people. A scene like the one shown above is not just a mess because of the bevy of phones and cameras.

Lights, Camera, SUMMIT!!

Connection Cafe

Author: Blair Naylor. Raise your hand if you're having Summit withdrawals. So, yea, I'm having some serious Summit withdrawals. All those months of planning that lead up to the epic 3 day fun-tastic event and then *sob* it's all over. So what to do with your post-Summit blues?

$100 Digital Video Camera

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Remember when those disposable video cameras came out last year? This would be a cool thing to do: Get 20 of these cameras and put them in the hands of the Sharing Foundation college scholarship students, have them learn some video, and set up something like this.

Lights. Camera. Help. is this weekend!

FI Space

Tags: Fund Raising & NPOs Innovation Film Festival Lights Camera Help

Virtually New Orleans : CU News : Boulder Daily Camera

AFP Blog

Virtually New Orleans : CU News : Boulder Daily Camera: "High school students enrolled in the camp are spending this week intensively exploring what led up to the 2005 storm that ravaged the Gulf Coast and went down in history books as one of the costliest and deadliest hurricanes.

Lights. Camera. Help is coming along…

FI Space

Tags: Info Tech Organizational Change #LCH Film Festival Lights Camera Help

5 QUESTIONS with Ed Messman, founder and CEO of Giveo - Boulder Daily Camera

AFP Blog

5 QUESTIONS with Ed Messman, founder and CEO of Giveo - Boulder Daily Camera: "Ed Messman has worked with venture-backed, early-stage technology companies for more than 13 years.As a former executive at Boulder's HiveLive, an enterprise social software company, Messman noticed the convergence of several market and demographic trends, particularly around philanthropic engagement and giving.

What's a Watt Stopper? My First FLIP Camera Experiment

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm playing, err, testing a FLIP HD Camera- the ULTRA HD. And, all I can say is WOW. I've been away from making media for a little bit and so it is nice to come back to it with a little perspective on how cameras and video editing have gotten so much easier. FLIP Camera.

Cameras for Cambodia

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I posted her notice on several other channels (adoptive parents of Cambodian kids, flickr Cambodian group, etc) and she is getting inquiries and offers of more cameras. Cameras for Cambodia (C4C) is a grassroots project that will take place in the town of Siem Reap, Cambodia. C4C will put cameras in the hands of children aged 10-16. Elizabeth is seeking donations of cameras and photo books before she departs for Cambodia in mid-June.

Beth's on the Move: Packing With A Flip Camera

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The kids were curious about the FLIP camera - and thought it would be fun for them to make movies of the house to say good bye and perhaps a little theraputic. So, I got Harry and Sara one of the smaller FLIP cameras. Harry pointed out the camera shake issue.

My Camera has a Macro Lens!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was happy to discover that my new camera, a Canon PowerShot SD300, has a macro option. So, I spent some time on vacation learning how to do close up shots

Change to Win A Flip Video Camera. interested?

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Go read it and find out how you can win a FLIP camera and more R U a social citizen?

Lights, Camera, VOLUNTEER!

NTEN

If you have a video camera and some know how, YouTube and the administration want you to become a Video Volunteer : Video Volunteers is YouTube's version of a new platform that Google has launched called All for Good, which helps match citizens with volunteer opportunities in their local communities. I'm in sunny San Francisco for the National Conference on Volunteering and Service this week.

I've upgraded my camera. OMG, where's the off button?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Since I started video blogging, I have used the mpeg setting of a cheap digital camera - a Cannon SD800. It's a wonderful camera, don't get me wrong. I'm terrified of getting a big professional level camera - and can't afford it anyway. How do you go about learning a new camera.

The 2012 Lights. Camera. Help. Nonprofit Film Festival

Tech Soup Blog

Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Aaron Bramley is the co-founder and director of communications and education of Lights. Help., a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to encouraging other nonprofit.

David Neff Wants You To Submit Your Films To Lights. Camera. Help.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Camera. Camera. That's my colleague David Neff who co-founded an organization called Lights. Help., a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to encouraging other nonprofit and cause-driven organizations to use film and video to tell their stories.

Steve Bridger Interviews Camera Rwanda about NGOS and Flickr

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Pearl Children Care Center I discovered Camera Rwanda's beautiful photo stream when I wrote about it on blogher last January. just posted an interview with her entitled " Camera Rwands: Storytelling using Flickr."

Oh Yeah, and I shoved a camera in his face

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you want to get acceptable audio for video blogging on an inexpensive camera you need to control the noise/environment or get really close to your subject. He offered to send it to me and I got him on camera giving me permission to use it. Photo by Kino-Eye in Flickr.

SXSW 2011: David J. Neff talks Social Media Fundraising with Frank Barry

NetWits

Camera. While at SXSW 2011 I had the chance to talk with David J. Neff. A non-profit tech (#NPTech), communications and interactive strategy guy who’s all about helping non-profits and people for a living.

MOVE ON: The Movie from Lights. Camera. Help.

FI Space

MoveOn: The Movie. September 25th, 8:00pm. Southwest Key Community Center. Discussion. September 25th, 10:00pm. The Peacock Lounge. If you didn’t make it in time, there is still hope, tickets are only $5. We will have complimentary snacks and beverages.

New to TechSoup: CDI Tablets

Tech Soup Blog

It features a display with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 and three cameras: a 2 MP front-facing camera, an 8 MP rear-facing camera, and a 720p HD front-facing webcam. It features two cameras: a 1.2 MP front-facing camera and a 5 MP rear-facing camera.

Only 29 days left till Lights. Camera. Help.

FI Space

Camera. Camera. Lights. film festival calls for nonprofit and grassroots film. June 30, 2009 Entry Deadline. Details: www.lightscamerahelp.com. Contact: contact@lightscamerahelp.com. Lights. the nonprofit film festival, wants your organization to tell its story through its films and videos. This is the premiere film festival dedicated to nonprofit and grassroots organizations. All proceeds from the festival will be donated to the organization that is the subject of the winning film.

Light. Camera. Help. Now Open to Non Profits

FI Space

Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Camera. Austin, TX—Lights. the premiere film festival exclusively for non-profit and grassroots organizations, officially opened its submission process last night. Four prominent non-profit organizations showed their support for the festival by formally submitting their films at the Reel-to-Reality event held at Southwest Key’s East Side Community Center.

TSDigs Webinar Recap: Capturing Your Story on Camera

Tech Soup Blog

The webinar, Capturing Your Story on Camera , featured David J. Camera. Video direction and production will involve tasks such as asking difficult questions, asking your subject to change their outfit because the color does not look good on camera, and so on. A microphone is a great tool and it’s helpful to either use a camera with a built-in microphone or purchase an external one that can be plugged into the camera you do have.

HOW TO: Create Videos for Your Nonprofit Without a Video Camera, a Budget of $0, and Little-to-No Tech Skills

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Animoto is a service that allows you to create videos about your nonprofit using a selection of your organization’s best photos. Within a few minutes and a couple of clicks, your nonprofit could have a new promotional video that you can use on your Web site, your Blog, in your e-mail newsletters, and on social networking sites.

Flip Video Is Now a Donation Program

Tech Soup Blog

Eligible nonprofits and libraries can now each request up to five bundles of MinoHD and UltraHD video cameras. About the Cameras. With Flip Video cameras, you can take up to one hour of high-quality digital, high-definition video anywhere. These lightweight, pocket-sized cameras are ideal for documenting or sharing your organization's work in action. Bundle of six MinoHD cameras (admin fee: $55). Bundle of two UltraHD cameras plus a tripod (admin fee: $28).

nfp 2.0 » Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr

Rebooting Charity

whitewater widgets yak shack November 1st, 2006 Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr Kresta King Cutcher has been posting images to the Flickr photo-sharing community since September 2005.

16 Professionals Share Nonprofit Technology Advice via Instagram Video

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In a world where attention spans are waning, the ability to communicate a message succinctly and on camera is a very valuable skill. Getting your point across verbally in 15 seconds while the camera is recording is much harder than it looks!

Social Media Usage Guidelines: Don't moon people with cameras (or at least hide your face when you do)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

B) Don't moon people with cameras (or at least hide your face when you do). Source: www.facetime.com/survey08/summary/. Yesterday, I attended a webinar about social media policies called " E-Privacy: Can You Legally Monitor MySpace, LinkedIn, E-mail, & Blogs?

Upcoming Webinar on February 9: Digital Storytelling - Capturing Your Story on Camera

Tech Soup Blog

The objective of this webinar is to get you comfortable behind a camera with your director's hat on. Camera.

Flip Video Is Now a Donation Program

Tech Soup Blog

**Update** Flip Video MinoHD camera bundles are back in stock as of the date on this blog post! Eligible nonprofits and libraries can now each request up to five bundles of MinoHD video cameras. About the Cameras. With Flip Video cameras, you can take up to one hour of high-quality digital, high-definition video anywhere. These lightweight, pocket-sized cameras are ideal for documenting or sharing your organization's work in action.

What Does Your Digital Strategy Look Like?

Frogloop

You will be automatically be entered to win a waterproof GoPro Action Camera or an NTEN Membership! Each organization has a unique approach to how they how they fund their digital strategy, build digital teams, and set their digital strategy goals. We want to know about it!

7 Fantastic Free or Low Cost Sources To Get Images for Your Content Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

An excellent source of images is to take them yourself with your digital camera or mobile phone camera. If you practice some the basic photography rules , you should be able to DIY some good images for your content strategy. Flickr Image by Sam Howzit.

Need Some Inspiration To Video Blog? Look no further.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I have a loaner FLIP Camera for a couple of weeks. It is the camera that many nonprofits are using to tell their story because they're easy to use and inexpensive (they product giveaway program too). FLIP Camera. The camera comes with some editing software.

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Layout from Instagram is a mobile app that lets you combine multiple photos into a single image that can be saved to your camera roll and shared on Instagram and other social networks. Upload’n’Roll allows you to upload images or videos saved on your camera roll to Snapchat.

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8 Tips for Social Video Storytelling

SocialFish

Her new book is The Producer’s Playbook: Real People on Camera (Focal Press). Don’t expect a videographer to be able to acquire high quality sound with a camera microphone or inputs directly into the camera, as these cannot be monitored for over-modulation or other problems.