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visual communication

The Secret to a Standing Ovation

In early June I had the honor of working with Open Society Foundation’s Mental Health Initiative grantees, helping to lead a visual communications workshop in Barcelona with professional photographer Ami Vitale. I was there to share best practices and research from Resource Media’s Visual Story Lab, but I was thrilled…

Watermarking photos for Twitter success

Have you ever faced the challenge of squeezing a complicated tweet into 140 characters? And then if you add a photo or visual, it takes up even more space and you find yourself without enough room to credit the photographer appropriately, while also giving context to the link. Twitter’s unique…

Six second stories: How nonprofits can use Vine and Instagram video

At Resource Media, we’ve seen firsthand the power of pictures to change hearts and minds. Our experiences in the field inspired us to explore the brain science behind visual communications, and we published research highlights and top tips in our Visual Storytelling Guide. But, while still photos can speak volumes,…