‘Great Audio Slideshows’ Category

08Jun

Bonnaroo + Soundslides = Fun!

Bonnaroo is using Soundslides to create audio slideshows this year. Photographer Tim Broekema and writer Jon Waterhouse will roam the music and arts festival June 13-17 looking for the weird, wild and wonderful. They’ll bring you eight audio slideshow stories during the festival, two every day, showing the real-life experiences of hundreds of Boonarovians. (Always producing “Overwhelming Happiness,” according to the Bonnaroo website.)

 

The slideshows will fill in the scenes between videos of live shows that’ll appear on Bonnaro’s webcast.
Weird places and spaces....
“The webcast will be limited to festival performances, leaving the at-home audience ... Read the full story

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16May

Patience and Peril: The Guardian’s Mad Traveler, Kevin Rushby*

author photo - kevin rushby

The scoop...
Photographer and writer Kevin Rushby creates audio slideshows for the British newspaper and website The Guardian. He has also published several provoking books. In "Paradise: A History of the Idea That Rules the World," he explores links between human ideals of perfection and the brutal realities of violence. In "Children of Kali," he looks into "the dark and mysterious world of Indian crime, past and present." And in "Hunting Pirate Heaven," he sails the African Coast to chase down descendants of 16th century pirates.

Recently we caught up with Rushby for some key comments about making audio slideshows ... Read the full story

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30Apr

Beware! Three students will win in the audio slideshow travel contest

Send us your travel audio slideshow. Contest ends May 20.
As you may know by now, we're giving away six new versions of Soundslides audio slideshow software to winners of our travel contest. The contest ends May 20, so SEND YOURS NOW! What you may not know is that three of the six awards are reserved for students. Send your submission link in the comments section below, or on Facebook or Twitter @Soundslides.
Three students will win new Soundslides software
If you’re a student, send us a finished audio slideshow about a place. It doesn’t need to be ... Read the full story

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24Apr

Roast goat and salted baby figs in North Vietnam

The Guardian pulls North Vietnam into its travel section with this audio slideshow on a visitor's cycling and eating experiences in that country — created by Kevin Rushby.
Meals on wheels: an audio slideshow foodie tour of North Vietnam by bicycle
Kevin Rushby: "Roast Goat meat rolled in rice paper, with fig leaves and mint and a sliver of staff root and young pineapple, then dumped in a chili sauce with a salted baby fig to accompany it. This single dish epitomizes the Vietnamese approach to cookery....There is certainly never a dull moment."

 Send a link in the comments section ... Read the full story

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22Apr

Paula Acunzo defines “tough” with her slideshow about a seashell cemetery in Argentina

Paula Acunzo

Paula Acunzo is a freelance photojournalist and teacher as well as a journalist and a lawyer specializing in intellectual property rights. She lives in Argentina, and her audio slideshow "Redención" is this week's featured entry from our travel audio slideshow contest. Submit a link to your own contest entry in the comments section below! You may win a free new version of Soundslides and get featured in our next blog entry.

Soundslides: Your beach slideshow is so lyrical and beautiful. Why did you want to create this audio slideshow?
Paula Acunzo: I wanted to show an unusual tourist spot ... Read the full story

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19Apr

Moors and Christians conflict captured in our featured travel slideshow

In a set of annual festivals, Spain pays tribute to the battles between Moors and Christians that rocked the country between the 8th and 15th centuries. The people who take part dress in Mediaeval costumes and represent either the Moors (Muslims) or the Christians in mock battles and parades. Paul Louis Archer’s slideshow, one of the first submitted to our travel audio slideshow contest, captures the conflict.

Read Paul's comments for tips and inspiration, and submit your own travel audio slideshow in the comments section — or on Facebook page or on Twitter (@Soundslides). The contest ends May 31, so ... Read the full story

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