European Cultural Heritage

This is the first screen shot of the webpage hosting the database of the “European Cultural Heritage Image Database”. This Database is an outcome of the CICERO project and will offer CC-4.0 licensed pictures of typical European Heritage. The images are free to use (except for commercial use) and will cover various topics representing the Read More …

How can you learn to use camera without camera? Try the camera simulator tool

When we begin to learn photography, we use to struggle with the parameters that define the exposure of a photograph works. These parameters, as we see in the CICERO courses, are aperture, shutter speed and ISO. Quick resume: aperture = amount of light; shutter speed = time of exposure; ISO = sensor/film sensitivity. The best Read More …

Analysis of the second CICERO photography course in Spain Congratulations to the participants!

Last November 20th our spanish partner, Arrabal-AID, finished the second edition of the Photography Course in Málaga (Spain).

The course was structured in two stages of 32 hours each one: a first “in-person” stage that took place from October 26th to November 9th, and a second distance learning stage; from November 10th to November 19th. Read More …

Fake News & Information on-line

FAKE NEWS & INFORMATION on-line By Akrivi Anagnostaki “We are not just fighting an epidemic; we’re fighting an infodemic” T.A.Ghebreyesus, W.H.O. Director General.   Let’s take a look at the everyday reality: overloads of information, much still unknown, unverified “research” claims spread by digital media. And we, the 2020 followers, as we learn more and Read More …

2nd Course of Photography in Spain. LET’S START!

We started the second edition of the PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE, in Malaga (Spain). A total of 15 participants have the opportunity to learn and improve their skills around photography. Thanks to the security measures taken by our Spanish partner, Arrabal-AID, it has been possible to develop the second edition of our training in person, which improves Read More …

New Book: European Heritage, Dialogue and Digital Practices

Recently a new book was punished that is related to both goals of the CICERO project: Digital Competences & European Cultural Heritage. Editors of the book are Areti Galani, Rhiannon Mason &  Gabi Arrigoni   European Heritage, Dialogue and Digital Practices focuses on the intersection of heritage, dialogue and digital culture in the context of Europe. Read More …

Photography & Digital Skills

I am sometimes asked why I am involved in a project that combines photography with digital skills. The answer is quite simple: Because these two areas are closely linked and have a common interface. The following illustration shows the rough connection. Digital photography is closely connected with creativity and the knowledge and experience of image Read More …

MIRA Mobilie Prize 2020

For those who think the best photographs are taken only with cameras. check here the best photographs taken with mobile phones in 2020 “MIRA Mobile Prize 2020”. In this 9th edition, more than five thousand photographs were submitted in this international competition. At a time when traveling is very restrictive, seeing all these photographs reminds Read More …