She started by defining digital storytelling as one that incorporates media and visual images.
Content, storyline, soundtrack, narration, editing, plot, ...
Most important: Visual Literacy
She used some of the writings of Dr. Anne Bamford
Partnership for 21st Century Skills Framework-Part III discusses this.
Visual Literacy Toolbox has some good info.
- Light and Shaddow
- Balance-Symetrical and Asymetrical
- Context-Who created it?, In what context is it seen?
- Intended Audience
- Space-Rule of Thirds
Copyright- Use Creative Commons guidelines for images and video. In order to use an image from say, "Flickr", there are 3 types of licensing- Copyright, Creative Commons-which allows for varied levels of sharing capability, and Public Domain. Using the Advanced Search in Flickr, you can check a box to only show images that can be used and altered.