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Mini Multimedia

Mini Multimedia Exercise:
Due next week:

Shoot a photo story, add ‘nat’ sound and soundbite.

Pick a topic in your beat:
Arts and Culture
     Photograph a visual artist, Soundbite idea – ask who, what, why
Business Story
     Food Truck, Ask a business question
List photo possibilities:
General Documentary
     Document a neighborhood, Ask: What is unique about this neighborhood?
What ’Nat’ sounds will you hear in a neighborhood?
 
At the laundry washing clothes.
What are the sounds you might hear?
What are the photo possibilities?
 
Covid 19
How has Covid 19 affected daily life
On the T
A professor lecturing in an empty classroom
Dining Halls?
Stairway traffic

What other topics or beats can you think of?
 
Photos:
Shoot seven unique and distinct images with storytelling background.
Shoot with 16×9 aspect ratio,
Images must be sharp and well-edited
Include scene setter, portrait(s), wide, medium and tight shots of action.
Pick a story with good ‘nat’ sound
 
Audio Soundbite:
use voice memo
Avoid noisy background to capture sound bite
Mic Placement, closer gives better sound. One foot ideal, 3-4 feet might work
Ask subject to repeat question in answer. 
Edited soundbite length, 15 seconds.
 
Audio ’Nat’ sound.
T doors opening
T announcements
T brakes squealing to a stop
T train acceleration sound
 
Other ‘nat’ sounds
A dog barks
Seagulls cry
Washer Dryer humming and whirling
 
Deliverables (to your desktop) by next week: 
A folder of edited photos, and a folder of recorded sound.