Here´s an idea I had today that I don´t think exists (can we still have an original idea?). In any case here it goes, I call it the photostory. And no it´s not like Twitxr, nor like Flickr, nor like Seesmic, nor like Youtube, it is close, but not that. What I would like to see digital cameras and phones to have is the ability of allowing me to do a photostory. How would that work? Well a photostory would combine a voice recording with a person taking pictures. The idea is that somebody would walk around say, Tokyo, telling a story of what he is seeing, his reactions and documenting the story with pictures. Why would you want a photostory and not a video? Because as flickr and youtube show a pictures is a picture and a video is a video (although Sevenload is the only smart side I know that collects both from your SD card). And with a photostory you can have people focus more on your story and quality pictures and not in the poor quality video that we so frequently see on the internet.

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peter on March 21, 2008  · 

uploading pictures and adding comments via skype! this could also be realised in add your spoken story to the picture, uploaded by giving each pic a label you can adress via skype??

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Bilingual Blogger on March 21, 2008  · 

I think this web site has what you have in mind:

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GermanDZ on March 21, 2008  · 

Many digital cameras allows to record an audio and link it to a photo. But it is the reverse concept of photostory, it is “”

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It’s done already. Sorry.

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egimenez on March 23, 2008  · 

If I understand correctly, you want to be able to record the history in real time, while taking the pictures?

It’s an interesting idea, it should not be really difficult nor expensive to develop. Now that Apple has released the SDK for the iPhone it would be a great app, maybe one of the killer apps for the iPhone. Though, I don’t know if the SDK allows the programmer to access the camera and micro, but I suppose they let you.

The app itself could be free, and then charge for some kind of hosted service, passing the story to DVD/Blue-Ray…

If you want to talk more about your idea, don’t hesitate to contact me (spanish spoken, I’m from Barcelona!) I would be pleased and honored.

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