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I’ve been using Flickr quite a bit lately. I’ve decided to use it as the core online photo service for distributing our marching band photos to everyone who wants them. Flickr allows you to upload 100 megabytes of photos per month and share them with the world for free. In addition, you can do amazing things with Flickr like share your photos through email or an RSS feed. It’s the ease of use of Flickr that was the deciding factor in choosing them.
Here is an example of an embeded Flickr Stream of our band show at Carnegie Mellon today:
There are a number of great WordPress plugins for Flickr as well. Check out this great article from Mashable about 50+ Media related WordPress plugins.
If you haven’t looked at Flickr and are a photo fanatic, I would encourage you to check it out today!
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Joseph M. Pisano, Ph.D. is an industry innovator, education clinician and lecturer, trumpeter and conductor, and the creator of many education websites. He is currently the Vice President of Innovation and Engagement at Keystone Ridge Designs, Inc. After twenty-three years as a professor and administrator at Grove City College, he made the move into industry in 2018. As one of the youngest full professors in Grove City’s history, he served in various roles over his tenure including the Technical Director of the Pew Fine Arts Center, Assistant and Associate Chairs of Music and Music and Fine Arts, Director of Music and Fine Arts Technology, Director of Jazz Studies, Stage Manager, and he finished his tenure as the Director of Bands where he directed the college’s Symphonic Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Marching Band, Pep Bands, and various small ensembles.
He been named a TI:ME Teacher of the Year, received the JEN Jazz Educator Award, the PA Citation of Excellence, and named a “member for life” of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association. He is a past Vice President of the Technology Institute for Music Educators, an associate member of the American Bandmasters Association, a past President of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association, and a member of various education and music honoraries. He has written for numerous publications including DCI Magazine, Teaching Music Magazine, and was the Educational Editor for In-Tune Monthly Magazine for eight years; he has contributed hundreds of articles to various publications. He is an active conductor, trumpeter, clinician, and educator. Find out more at his website jpisano.com.
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