Still images and storytelling in the digital era: more from the February Frontline/International Center of Photography symposium – Nieman Storyboard – A project of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard

But Brian Storm, president of MediaStorm, doesn’t think that’s likely to happen. After showing “Jumping Rock,” a segment from Danny Wilcox Frazier’s project Driftless (which contains some nudity), Storm said,

“In print, in newspaper, the average newspaper reader looks at a photograph for 0.2 seconds. 0.2 seconds.* And in this piece, I’ve got a still picture on the screen for five seconds. I own your attention span. I dictate that you’re going to look at it longer in this format.”

via Still images and storytelling in the digital era: more from the February Frontline/International Center of Photography symposium – Nieman Storyboard – A project of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard.

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~ by Gary Austin on March 15, 2010.

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