Step-by-Step-PhotoStory

Here are some steps for putting together your Digital Narrative with PhotoStory:
  1. Write your script in GoogleDocs:
    1. Open http://docs.google.com/
    2. Write your script (or upload a Word document) and share it with Dr. Barrett: eportfolios@gmail.com
      You could use this document as a template:
      Word document to download or GoogleDocs template
      Share -> Invite People (and click Send)
  2. Select some images to go with your digital narrative. Here are some good websites to get Creative Commons images:
    1. Flickr search (select "Only search within Creative Commons-licensed content")
    2. Creative Commons Image Search
    3. Either download the image files, or copy the URL address of each image.
  3. Download PhotoStory (free from Microsoft)
  4. Go to this Microsoft website for a tutorial on how to use PhotoStory:
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/photostory/tips/firststory.mspx
    Or go to the University of Houston's Getting Started page
  5. Only when the Narrative is completely finished, you will need to save your narrative in .WMV format.
  6. Where to publish digital stories online using one of the video sharing sites
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