request for advice from anyone who is vision impaired
I was just curious, what makes for a good image description
I typically try to just give context for an image without being too literal about every detail but I don't actually know if that is good or useful
Does anyone who makes use of image descriptions have any advice for what is most useful or things to avoid?
re: request for advice from anyone who is vision impaired
It's also good to be able to tell what type of media this is.
(I work with ill-sighted people and have written alt text for the best part of the last 15 years).
There is no one answer, sadly. We work with humans.
(And let's not start debating on longdesc, another story entirely, wide open to jakobsonian poetic interpretations) ;)
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