Audio Slide Show

Audio slide shows… enhance traditional news photo essay by synching an audio track of interviews, natural sound effects, and/or narration.

The pros:
-See Los Angeles Times series pop.u.LA.tion

A student:
-Take a tour of Lucy the Elephant in Margate

Requirements for the Assignment:
-Pick a story that can be told with both photographs and audio.
-Do reporting, interviews, and collect audio
-Photograph the subject
-Edit audio and export as .mp3
-Edit and select your photos
-Create a slide show integrating photos and audio
-Follow the general rule: 1 photo for every 5 seconds of audio
-Shoot for a finished product of 1:30 audio and 18 photos

Tools and Technology:
-Digital recorder, mic and headphones
-Audio editing software
-Software for creating an audio slide show, like, Soundslides, or iMovie or Windows Video Editor

Read Soundslides Storytelling (Mindy McAdams)
How to use to create an audio slide show
Overview of Soundslides (video)
Step-by-step instructions for Soundslides and how to get it on your WordPress blog (.pdf)

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