When thinking about the subject for my annotated map, I immediately thought of the family trip that my daughter, wife and I had taken 18 months ago. Our trip was announced in a blog post and documented on a trip Facebook page as we traveled but I had not done anything to review it after our return.
Working with Photoshop has always been a goal of mine but until now I had not taken the time to learn the functions for creating this type of presentation. My initial challenge was to learn how to overlay and re-size the pictures onto the map. This gave a basic looking layout. From here I spent a number of hours watching YouTube training on adding speech bubbles and text boxes that would contour the images.
During the process I used my wife and daughter’s feedback to look at what to change and it was great to see the way they relived the trip in their minds. Seeing this made me realise that this is a wonderful medium for bringing pictures and events to life. As a final review I posted it to the groups Facebook page and was surprised by how others with no connection to our trip enjoyed the presentation.
I can see from this exercise, ways to improve delivery of new family tree information to my web site and blog page. Discovering many other interactive presentation tools, like Prezi.com has allowed me to start looking at a better ways to timeline the life of my convict John BRADY.
UTAS Student ID: 425182
HAA006 Place Image Object
Assessment Task 2: Annotated Map