Data Stories: Using the Visual Contrast of Before and After
One of the simplest ways to demonstrate a change is with a visual representation of before and after. The following examples include satellite images and other photographs that clearly show change over time without needing a chart.
- By Upside Staff
- June 13, 2018
CNN provides interactive before-and-after images of the recent lava flows in Hawaii.
These images from NASA show where the power went out in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.
Photographer Jason Powell used a simple gimmick to show change all over the world by contrasting historical photos with what each location looks like today. See more of the project on his website.