Image descriptions are a wonderful thing. Text readers can’t read images but can instead read out their descriptions, enabling blind people, or others who have problems with images, to get an idea of what the image is about. I really do understand how important they are. And, I’m sure you have noticed, I have included descriptions with some of the images I’ve used on this blog.
However, I’m finding them incredibly difficult to write. I don’t know why. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. And maybe that’s my problem. My brain doesn’t know where to start, what to include, what can be left out. Maybe. I don’t know. This is a problem I never knew I had, until I attempted this task. I seem to work in words and not images.
So, I really do have to apologise. Friends have tried to help, and I tried to follow their advice, but it just led to tears and meltdowns. I have finally found this step by step guide* and it seems simple enough to follow. So, hopefully it’ll solve my problem. I will spend whatever free time I have revising previous posts and including appropriate image descriptions.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
* I had inserted the wrong link but have fixed that now