Posts Tagged ‘Teaching Multimedia’

21Sep

Tewfic El-Sawy on why photojournalists love audio slideshows

Photojournalist Tewfic El-Sawy teaches Soundslides in his Multimedia for Photographers class at the Foundry Photojournalism Workshops. This year, students who were in other classes told him they wished they'd also learned the audio slideshow program. He blogged about their conversation, and then wrote to Soundslides retelling the anecdote. We called him to discuss it.

“The workshop has 120 to 150 students, most of whom are photographers and photojournalists,” El-Sawy said. “There are two multimedia classes. Mine is based on Soundslides. The rest of the instructors teach photography in the traditional sense — still photography.”

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12Jun

Soundslides as a Teaching Tool

Soundslides has been around for quite a while now. The first version was released almost a decade ago and the user base has shifted over time. Industry leading photo journalists have used Soundslides to tell their story for many years. As video tools became more readily availalbe and services like YouTube came into the picture many of those same professionals started focusing on video production.
As the industry changed, so did the initial use case for Soundslides. As always, the software can still be used to tell engaging stories with images and audio. Over the last few years, we've ... Read the full story

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