Posts tagged storytelling
Using Images to Tell An Compelling Story

Even as adults, our brains crave images, whether it’s scrolling through a social media feed or enjoying a coveted piece of art at a museum in a big city. Images make the world go ‘round, and as communicators, it’s our duty to provide beautiful imagery for our companies, clients and other key stakeholders. We owe it ourselves and our narratives to showcase goods and services in visual formats. Here are some best practices when using images in digital storytelling.

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Basic Photography Skills To Help You Tell A Story

Storytelling through photography has always been in my blood. Photography means, “writing with light,” and everyone knows I love the written word. Why not add a visual component? When I was a child, I would use my mom’s 35mm film point-and-shoot camera and my dad’s instant Polaroid camera to take photos of family members, still-life shots of my toys and, of course, clouds. The skills I learned in that first photography class in high school remain with me 15 years later. Here are some photography basics I learned.

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What You Need For Your Storyteller’s Travel Kit

As spring comes to a close and we prepare for our summer vacations, we create our to-pack lists and check off all of the planning boxes for our trip. We devote time, money and other resources to these trips of a lifetime, and you better bet we want to to chronicle each moment. I ensure that I chronicle each trip through physical mementos, the written word and photographs. That’s all you need to tell your travel story! This month, Hourglass Media will give you travel tips. These three items help me tell my travel stories before, during and after the trip has come to a close:

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Our Favorite Apps, Services and Software in 2018

We have a whole host of favorite apps, software, services, products and personal-life hacks, so it was challenging to narrow it down to just 10 items! The following 10 items have impacted Hourglass Media in positive and productive ways in 2018 and will continue to do so in 2019 and beyond.

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10 Tips To Help You Tell Brand Stories

There's nothing better than reading, watching or playing a game with a good story. With your business, nonprofit organization, event or wherever you find yourself, you have to have a good story or your efforts will fall through the cracks. Whether you’ve just started your brand or are looking toward a refresh, here are 10 branding tips you can put to immediate use.

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A #behindthehourglass Rebranding Journey

There comes a time in every business’ lifetime when it’s time to make a change. It could be a major change, like hiring someone new in the C-Suite or changing physical locations. It could also mean something small, like replacing the broken paper towel dispenser in the bathroom or making sure every Friday is “Wear Your Graphic Tees To Work Day.” Other times call for changes in your business’ narrative. See which recent branding changes we’ve made to our company.

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