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Storytelling with Digital Photographs



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Storytelling with Digital Photographs Marko Balabanovi marko rsv ricoh com Lonny L Chu lonny ccrma stanford edu Gregory J Wolff wolff rsv ricoh com Ricoh Silicon Valley 2882 Sand Hill Road Suite 115 Menlo Park CA 94025 USA 1 650 496 5700 handing around a photo album while the photographer tells us the story behind the pictures or receiving a couple of photographs in the mail with a short note from a friend or family member In developing our prototype StoryTrack device we imagined two specific scenarios which guided the design and embody both the imposed constraints and assumptions about user needs and priorities ABSTRACT Photographs play a central role in many types of informal storytelling This paper describes an easy to use device that enables digital photos to be used in a manner similar to print photos for sharing personal stories A portable form factor combined with a novel interface supports local sharing like a conventional photo album as well as recording of stories that can be sent to distant friends and relatives User tests validate the design and reveal that people alternate between photo driven and story driven strategies when telling stories about their photos Ben asks Fred about his recent trip to Alaska Fred fetches his box of pictures and pulls out the most recent batch of photos He flips through the pictures one by one and relates interesting anecdotes associated with some of the photos Occasionally Ben points at an image and asks about it At one point Fred gets sidetracked and launches into a story about last year s trip to Canada He looks back through his other photos to find a picture that illustrates the point Fred s children Amy and Johnny want to send some pictures to Grandma They pick out some pictures of themselves playing from the recent photos While doing so they come across a funny picture of Dad in Alaska and add that in as well In addition to creating a brief message to go along with their photos they spend a lot of time recalling and



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