Flickr: The Speckled Band

I love, they offer a photo hosting service with a plethora of features. A key component of the Flickr service is to create a community of photographers by allowing people to form groups and comment on other people’s photographs.

I decided to utilise the comment feature and create an illustrated version of the Sherlock Holmes tale The Speckled Band. I broke the text up into 58 sections, picked a keyword from each bit of the text then searched for a photo that was tagged with that word. I then wrote the text into the coment box for each photo linking to the next photo and bit of the text.

The game is afoot.

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