Resources

Mental Health Resources



For General Public:

  • If you are experiencing an emotional crisis and need immediate assistance, please contact the Gerstein Centre, 24/7 Distress Line at 416-929-5200.
  • If you are in distress or need emotional support, you can contact Toronto Distress Centre, 24/7 Crisis Support line at 416-408-4357
  • ConnexOntario offers free mental health services to adults on a range of issues
  • Connect with a licensed therapist for mental health help online through Maple. or talk with a licensed, professional therapist online through BetterHelp
  • Other services are the InkBloththerapy, or the Skylark Clinic, both of which offer counselling over the phone. 
  • You can also contact your family doctor/GP for a telephone consult. 
 


For Post Secondary Students: 

For Ryerson University Students: 

  • Links to mental health and wellbeing resources can be found here 

For Ryerson University Staff and Faculty: 

  • Links to mental health and wellbeing resources can be found here.

Additional Resources: 

Workshop Resources

What we heard:

1. Slickly produced vignette: Envoy Office Hacks

https://envoy.com/blog/office-hack-4/  0:00 to 3:25

2. Soundscaping and narration: Meet the TPL Innovator in Residence

https://soundcloud.com/acupido/meet-amanda-cupido

0:00-0:43

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3. Non-narrated: Ryerson Rewind

https://www.ryerson.ca/alumni/news/ryerson-rewind/180604-terry-oconnor/

0:00 to 1:40

4. Creative/niche: Sleep With Me

https://www.sleepwithmepodcast.com/870-reunion-snore-trek-tng-s4-e7/

5:50 to 6:41

5. Personal diary: Seneca Journalism

https://soundcloud.com/noah-van-halteren/vanhalteren-noah-jrn214scc-podcastfinalversion Start at 1 min and go until 2:00

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Basic tools

Record with phone. Then convert audio to mp3 or wav https://online-audio-converter.com/

Upload to: https://soundcloud.com/

Phone interviews

https://cleanfeed.net/

 

Music

Free: https://josephmcdade.com/music

Paid: https://audiojungle.net/

Editing

https://www.audacityteam.org/

https://hindenburg.com/

Social media

https://www.headliner.app/

http://twitter.com/acupido

https://www.linkedin.com/in/amandacupido/

Colour Theory

A classic: Interaction of Color by Josef Albers (book) 

Cultural history of colour: The Story of Colour: An Exploration of the Hidden Messages of the Spectrum by Gavin Evans (book) 

An introduction for photographer: 

https://medium.com/@pixelmagazine/color-theory-for-photographers-an-introduction-ae23296fda6d

For testing a colour palette:

https://coolors.co/

 

Focus and Depth of Field

A good primer for smartphones: https://thesmartphonephotographer.com/how-smartphone-cameras-focus/

iPhone how-to: 

https://www.imore.com/how-use-depth-control-portrait-mode-camera-app-iphone

The Queen of Soft Portrait: Julia Margaret Cameron

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2015/sep/22/julia-margaret-cameron-victorian-portrait-photographer-exhibitions

 

Light and Shadow

A classic: Ansel Adams’ Zone System explained and translated for the digital world

https://fstoppers.com/education/how-use-ansel-adams-zone-system-digital-world-417047

The basics: understanding light:

https://contrastly.com/working-with-shadows-in-your-photography/

A primer on how to use shadows creatively: https://expertphotography.com/shadow-photography-tips/

 

Instagram Inspiration

If you want to see more of my cat: @lbutetroch

Women photographers around the world: @wpthejournal

Documentary 

@elinorcarucci

@benedictedesrus

Fun Still lives 

@aarondurall

@alejandractr

@soft_turnip_cake

Portraits

@yannisdavy

@mengwencao