storytelling

Aleppo in Syria.

War-torn Syrian town makes virtual reality film-making history

This week, several channel owners have been taking advantage of YouTube’s new ability to host 360-degree video footage. FC Barcelona launched one recently, and now charitable news organisation RYOT has done something a little more haunting, and also history-making. This footage of Aleppo, in Syria, gives you a sense of just how damaging the war there […]

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Simon Norfolk - Time Taken

The unquestionable beauty of Afghanistan

If Afghanistan wasn’t a war zone, I’d have it high on my list of places to visit. From a geographical point of view, it looks absolutely stunning. The trouble is, you very rarely see that side of it. Most of the attention on the country has been as a result of war, death, terror and […]

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Dick Cheney, 9/11, US National Archive

Inside the 9/11 war room

This week, a collection of never-before-seen images of the United States Presidential Emergency room emerged, all shot on that most fateful of dates: 11 September 2001. The photographs, which are not credited to a single photographer, were released in response to a Freedom Of Information Act request received by the National Archives, and chiefly feature […]

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Foraggio Photographic on Steller Stories

A Steller story-telling app

I’ve recently been using the rather excellent Steller app for iOS. The story-telling tool allows users to upload photos and videos as little e-books, with text and quotes, which are great fun to flick through. While the range of templates is a little limited, I’ve found it to be an excellent tool for what I’m […]

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