Stellar work from both.
The Associated Press Photo Managers will be hosting a Google hangout on Wednesday, April 22, at 1 p.m., to talk about getting an internship and making the most of it. Great group of people will be on it: Emily Bogle (NPR), Danny Gawlowski (Seattle Times), Andrea Morales (Freelance) and Adam Wolffbrandt (Western Kentucky).
Get it on your calendar now.
CBS News’ 60 Minutes aired a piece this week on the 2013 sarin gas attacks in Syria which used some extremely graphic video from the scene. Al Tompkins put together a piece on it for the Poynter Institute, well worth going through. That quote above is from Scott Pelley who explained why they used the video.
The piece is online, be warned: it’s tough to watch.
From the site …
What You Will Learn:
- Effectively planning and developing your story to save time on your workflow and increase the quality of your pieces
- Professional audio recording techniques in the field from audio documentary experts
- Hands-on explanations and experiences on how to use audio, video and photo gear — along with recommendations on gear
- Training on how to shoot visuals for multimedia storytelling including techniques for documentaries and working as a one-man-band or mobile journalist
- Hands-on video production editing training and experience on Adobe Premiere and ethics and legal issues
- How to navigate modern freelance and business issues when working in multimedia
- Inspiring information on how the most cutting edge multimedia projects were created from the industry leaders that worked on them
This is a nearly 60 year old short documentary on Ansel Adams, but it’s still relevant – the level of preparedness comes through nicely.
Of course, now I want a battered limousine with a shooting platform on it …
Get your DVRs ready … according to David Gonzalez at The New York Times’ Lens blog, HBO will have a documentary on the Kunhardt family’s collection of Abraham Lincoln images, reportedly 68,000 frames deep.
Scheduled for 9 p.m. tonight and, if you have an iOS device and don’t have HBO, you can get a 30 day free trial of the service from iTunes. Make sure you read the fine print on how to cancel it or you may get billed $15 at the end of the month.
One of my students, Rachel Eubanks, sent me an email this morning with a link to this short video about a Sixth Star Award for an Uber driver.
It’s a simple piece, not really journalism, but it was Ms. Eubanks’ comment that resonated:
Just reminded me that stories are everywhere…even in business. And no matter what, they revolve around people.
Yep, that’s true.
Was looking for something else entirely, but I am happy to have found this …