‘Travel Audio Slideshow Contest’ Category

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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16Apr

What makes a great travel audio slideshow?

What makes a great travel audio slideshow? Emotional sensitivity? Depth? Action? Color? Good interviews?

Of course, exciting photos and clean, interesting sound are the building blocks of great audio slideshows. But how do you get those? What happens first, in your response to a place, to help you create something special?

A great travel story expresses a person's emotional reaction to a place or to the people living in the place. That emotion must resonate with viewers. Viewers have to care, or there's no story!

To find your own good travel story angle, you have to pay attention to what ... Read the full story

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11Apr

Tewfic El-Sawy: first featured travel audio slideshow in our contest!

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Tewfic El-Sawy is the first featured photographer in our travel audio slideshow contest. Read his comments about creating this story and visiting tango halls (milongas) in Buenos Aires.

 

Send us your audio slideshow about a trip or a place that you love, or a cultural experience you had somewhere. We'll select three winners from the entries and give them a free new version of Soundslides (coming soon). We'll also select three additional winners from among any students who send a submission. Tweet the link (@soundslides), post it to our Facebook page, or put it in the comments section below. ... Read the full story

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05Apr

Send us your travel audio slideshow: Win a free new version of Soundslides!

Soundslides is launching a blog series on audio slideshows about travel. Send us yours! We'll select the top three, and award their creators the new version of Soundslides in the works right now. We'll select an additional top three winners among students.
Who can submit a travel audio slideshow?
You can be a digital media professional, an amateur, a hobbyist, or a creative spirit using Soundslides for the first time. If your audio slideshow makes a statement, reveals something cool about a destination, or wows us with its audio recording or photography, we'll write about it and share it with ... Read the full story

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