Category Archives: Multimedia

Understanding Audio Recorders

Recording good sound is always a problem. I am always afraid that I will end up with too much noise, or that the voice will be too loud or that the mic does not work in that particular day. By … Continue reading

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Fast Guide to Audacity

This post is part of a series of How to do an Audio Slideshow Audacity is a very popular audio editing tool. The best thing? It is completely free. There are a lot of Audacity tutorials on Youtube but I strongly … Continue reading

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Assignment 1: Communities of Practice

This post is the critical evaluation for my first assignment in the module “Multimedia News Gathering and Production”, which is part of my MA in Online Journalism at Birmingham City University. During the last two months I have been focusing … Continue reading

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What makes a good audio slideshow: the dos and don’ts

This post is part of a series of How to do an Audio Slideshow Audio Slideshows are a very simple language: a story can be told in a clear and arresting way without big technical effects. Benjamin Charleston explains this … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Shooting with a DSLR

Franzi Baehrle, from Germany, is a video journalist and a former MA Online Journalism student at Birmingham University. Here she blogs about shooting with a DSLR camera and how it has been her work with it.     Why I’m … Continue reading

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I Follow…Do you?

Since I stared my Masters I started to realise the importance of Twitter for my professional profile.  I decided to come up with the list of the digital faces to follow on twitter: @AdamWestbrook –   Adam Westbrook Film maker, … Continue reading

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Ideas for Projects

I really liked Adam Westbrook’s post about 30 free ideas for multimedia producers and digital storytellers. Sometimes I have a lot of ideas but I ended up writing them down in strange places. That is why I decided to start … Continue reading

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