Corpus Linguistics Conference

Amplifying an academic research conference

We used a recent academic conference – Corpus Linguistics 2017 – to try out an ambitious  approach to amplifying online impact through video, photographic and social media documentation. The work produced was high quality and curated – to show the…

Canon 750D with 50mm lens

Our camera choice for student and academic photographers

We do a lot of photography for departments, but we’ve got finite time resources so there’s plenty that we’re unable to photograph. For one department, we’ve started to ask their academic staff and students to photograph events that we’re unable…

Using Twitter Moments for the first time

Putting together last week’s post on photographing and live tweeting, I used Twitter Moments for the first time. It’s been around since October 2015 in various guises, but I’ve never found a use for it. This time I used it…

A happy dongle. Apple's Lightning to USB Camera Adapter.

How we produce high quality images for live tweeting university events

We held a Community Festival on campus last weekend and I photographed the event. I needed high quality images that could be used in print and online in the future, but I also wanted photographs that I could share instantly…

Academics in conversation

Faculty away days as a photography opportunity

We’ve been working on a project for a particular department aimed at extending their database of available images for print and online. We plan to photograph as many different types of events relating to the department as we can in a three month…