Smartphones and mobile applications make the process of posting pictures to a personal “Photo365″ photo blog or a “Photo180″ class blog very easy. This is an example of “the ethic of minimal clicks” I highlight in my eBook, “Playing with Media.” Here are the steps I use to post a photo each day to my 365 Photo blog using the free site and iOS app, Tumblr. Follow these steps after creating a free account on Tumblr and downloading the free app to your mobile device.

Step 1: Launch the Tumblr app


Step 2: Click “Post” at the bottom of the screen and then click “Photo”


Step 3: Click “Choose Photo” to share a photo already on your camera roll, otherwise click “Take Photo” and capture one.


Step 4: Select the photo you want to share by clicking on it in your camera roll.


Step 5: Type the text you want to post with your photo (include appropriate Twitter hash tags if you’ve configured your Tumblr account to crosspost to Twitter)


Step 6: Click Post and then view your shared photo online!


Check out student examples of media projects (and share your own) on share.playingwithmedia.com.

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  • Audrey Carrio

    Hello Wesley,
    I’m a student at the University of South Alabama majoring in Secondary Education. I am currently in Dr. Strange’s EDM 310 class. This is a great post. I love my iphone! It makes uploading pictures to the web a snap! Its so convenient. Your post is so informative, I can see that you love this feature as much as I do!
    Audrey

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