A paradigm (para-dime) is typical pattern or model of something. One of the paradigms of visual storytelling has been a certain type of camera. For years these cameras were the domain of professionals…large, extremely expensive, totally amazing pieces of technology. It took big bucks to get one and you made big bucks if you had […]Read more "Phone-ography…"
I’ve always said that audio is just as important as video when producing visual stories. If an audience has to struggle to hear sound, they will tune out and turn off (or skip to another site). How you get sound into a camera (or story) can vary. The most obvious (and worst) mike is the […]Read more "Line & mike levels and more audio tales from the darkside…"
In an earlier post I delved into Producers v. Consumers and Creaters v. Destroyers. Kathy Newell shared a link on facebook today that ties in with that, and in a much more elegant and intellectual way than I posted. Alyce Santoro explores how consumerism and accumulation of “stuff” has cut into the soul of America […]Read more "Do-it-yourself for change…"