Social photography is changing the way brands tell stories – hear how (live stream)

July 12, 2012 | By Getty Images | Creative, Trends, Visual Trends

Thanks to social media, people are conspicuously sharing stories and imagery about themselves every day, but what does this mean for brands and campaigns?

Courtesy of Curve, we’re going to explore this today with four short talks about the impact of social photography and digital sharing on campaigns and brands — and if you’re not attending in person at the Hospital Club in London, you can still watch the event streamed live online (socially, of course!). Details below…


(photo by Claire Gibbs/Flickr Select, Getty Images 109736135)


Expect meaningful insights from our speakers:

Tom Messett: Global Editor in Chief – Social Media at Nokia
Tom is a digital native who has spent the last three years helping global brands explore the world of social media. Cutting his teeth in the social monitoring industry with Radian6, Tom is currently the Global Editor in Chief for Social Media at Nokia.

Richard Banks: Principal Interaction Designer at Microsoft Research
Richard Banks is an Interaction Designer in the Microsoft Research Socio-Digital Systems group, part of the Computer Mediated Living group in the Microsoft Research Cambridge facility. Richard has recently published a book ‘The Future of Looking Back’ which explores the changing role of memory, technology and images in our digitized lives. /

Lee Coventry: Art Director at Getty Images
As a senior member of Getty Images creative content team, Lee is responsible for sourcing and creating imagery in line with customer demands and industry trends. From idea generation to mentoring photographers and managing shoots, Lee has extensive experience in delivering content that is both highly creative and commercially relevant.

Richard Gray: Teacher of the UK’s first iPhoneography course
Richard Gray was the UK’s first lecturer of mobile photography (at Kensington & Chelsea College). He’s spoken at conferences, blogs about social media and photography, and is working on various mobile photography projects involving social media. He’s also a music photographer. / / @rugfoot: Flickr & Instagram.

And, also from our panel host:

John O’Reilly: Editor of Varoom Magazine
Copywriter, editor and writer of visual trend reports. John has worked on campaigns and brand development for clients including Getty Images, Sony Playstation and the British Council. He has been a regular contributor on art, music and media for the London broadsheet newspapers, he is currently the Editor of Varoom Magazine.

A Q&A with our speaker will follow the event.

To participate online, the event will be streamed live from 7:30 p.m. BST (2:30 p.m. EST, etc.) via the following links:

Via Google+
Via Youtube

Ask questions! If you have questions or comments before, during or even after the event, please submit your question on Twitter using the hashtag #CurveLive.



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