SMART PHONES FORPRINT JOURNALISTS
SMART PHONES FORPRINT JOURNALISTS      Newspapers outpacebroadcasters in video upload, but  users stay on TV sites longer.
SMART PHONES FORPRINT JOURNALISTS“Video killed the radio star, but    may save newspapers”
2011: Gannett invests inthousands of iPhones and    iPads for reporters
Options:• Extra footage from interviews and b-roll• Long form news show (Delaware  County DT)• User generated content (CNN...
Newspapers using YouTube• Dallas Morning News• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yc3Z30W4rjM• St. Petersburg Times create “mo...
WHAT WE’RE COVERING:1) Photos2) Audio3) Video4) Editing
BASIC TOOLS ALREADY       INSTALLED• Voice Memos for audio recording
BASIC TOOLS ALREADY        INSTALLED• Voice Memos for audio recording• Still/Video Camera (720p HD/big files)
BASIC TOOLS ALREADY        INSTALLED• Voice Memos for audio recording• Still/Video Camera (720p HD/big files)• YouTube (fo...
BASIC TOOLS ALREADY          INSTALLED•   Voice Memos for audio recording•   Still/Video Camera (720p HD/big files)•   You...
TAKING YOUR PICTURES     Avoiding Disaster
TAKING YOUR PICTURES:      Backlighting
TAKING YOUR PICTURES:      Bad Framing
TAKING YOUR PICTURES:      Up the Nose
TAKING YOUR PICTURES       CROPPING IN PHOTOSHOP EXPRESS     (app available in your app store)•   Cropping with finger swi...
PHOTO TOOLS YOU CAN   BUY: TRIPODSStabilization is key for both photos andvideo!!!
PHOTO TOOLS YOU CAN    BUY: TRIPODS (GorrillaMobile/$39.95)
PHOTO TOOLS YOU CAN    BUY: TRIPODS
PHOTO TOOLS YOU CAN     BUY: LENS   Boost your photo quality!!  http://photojojo.com/store/
PHOTO TOOLS YOU CAN      BUY: LENS   (PANORAMIC-360  views=video/$49.00)
PHOTO TOOLS YOU CAN      BUY: LENS (TELEPHOTO--8x power/        $35.00)
PHOTO TOOLS YOU CANBUY: LENS (TELEPHOTO)
PHOTO TOOLS YOU CAN BUY: LENS (DSLR/$249)
PHOTO TOOLS YOU CANBUY: LENS (DSLR MOUNT)
PHOTO TOOLS YOU CAN   BUY: SOFTWAREPhotoshop Express (Free on iPhone)
AUDIO IN THE FIELD  Watch How Quickly They Click Elsewhere• Mic is too far away from the mouth• Volume is not turned up
AUDIO IN THE FIELD   Watch How Quickly They Click Elsewhere• Mic is too far away from the mouth• Volume is not turned up• ...
AUDIO IN THE FIELD     Watch How Quickly They Click Elsewhere•   Mic is too far away from the mouth•   Volume is not turne...
AUDIO IN THE FIELD     Watch How Quickly They Click Elsewhere•   Mic is too far away from the mouth•   Volume is not turne...
AUDIO TOOLS TO BUY:EXTERNAL MICS ($40.00)
AUDIO TOOLS TO BUY:   IRECORDER PRO ($2.99)http://www.simpletouchsoftware.com/products/irecorder/       * This WILL NOT ed...
AUDIO TOOLS TO BUY: EDITING/RECORDER APPShttp://hindenburgsystems.com/products/hindenburg-field-recor (video)($29.99)http:...
AUDIO TOOLS TO BUY:    SOUNDCLOUD WITH NO    BUFFERING (120 minutes)http://soundcloud.com/*Upload sound directly from your...
AUDIO TOOLS TO BUY:     SOUNDCLOUD WITH NO         BUFFERING* Users can place the widget on their own websites or blogsand...
SHOOTING YOUR VIDEO         (TIPS)• Always use a tripod!
SHOOTING YOUR VIDEO         (TIPS)• Always use a tripod!• Sequence shooting
SHOOTING YOUR VIDEO          (TIPS)• Always use a tripod!• Sequence shooting• Stick with a shot and count to ten before  m...
SHOOTING YOUR VIDEO           (TIPS)•   Always use a tripod!•   Sequence shooting•   Stick with a shot and count to ten be...
SHOOTING YOUR VIDEO           (TIPS)•   Always use a tripod!•   Sequence shooting•   Stick with a shot and count to ten be...
SHOOTING YOUR VIDEO(TIPS W/CHARLIE SHEEN) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5aSa4tmVNM
VIDEO TOOLS TO BUY: MOUNTS ($159/$169)
VIDEO TOOLS TO BUY:      MOUNTS
VIDEO TOOLS TO BUY:  MOUNTS ($129.00)    http://www.swivl.com/
EDITING WITH iMOVIE• $4.99 at your apps store• Included on your Apple desktop/laptop
EDITING WITH iMOVIE• Avoid jump cutshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVlZjJfXYfU
EDITING WITH iMOVIE• Avoid jump cuts• Clean audio with no talking unless it’s part  of the natural sound
EDITING WITH iMOVIE• Avoid jump cuts• Clean audio with no talking unless it’s part  of the natural sound• No unstable move...
EDITING WITH iMOVIE• Avoid jump cuts• Clean audio with no talking unless it’s part  of the natural sound• No unstable move...
EDITING WITH iMOVIE     (Statesman package)http://www.statesman.com/video/?bclid=1461295911&bc
EDITING WITH iMOVIEhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEaWuCrI24s
WRAP-UP• Distributing list of useful smart phone  apps• Don’t run out of battery by leaving too  many apps running at the ...
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  1. 1. SMART PHONES FORPRINT JOURNALISTS
  2. 2. SMART PHONES FORPRINT JOURNALISTS Newspapers outpacebroadcasters in video upload, but users stay on TV sites longer.
  3. 3. SMART PHONES FORPRINT JOURNALISTS“Video killed the radio star, but may save newspapers”
  4. 4. 2011: Gannett invests inthousands of iPhones and iPads for reporters
  5. 5. Options:• Extra footage from interviews and b-roll• Long form news show (Delaware County DT)• User generated content (CNN iReport)• Ad videos (extra deliverables for ad salespeople)
  6. 6. Newspapers using YouTube• Dallas Morning News• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yc3Z30W4rjM• St. Petersburg Times create “movie trailers”• http://www.ojr.org/ojr/stories/080124yung/
  7. 7. WHAT WE’RE COVERING:1) Photos2) Audio3) Video4) Editing
  8. 8. BASIC TOOLS ALREADY INSTALLED• Voice Memos for audio recording
  9. 9. BASIC TOOLS ALREADY INSTALLED• Voice Memos for audio recording• Still/Video Camera (720p HD/big files)
  10. 10. BASIC TOOLS ALREADY INSTALLED• Voice Memos for audio recording• Still/Video Camera (720p HD/big files)• YouTube (for uploading)
  11. 11. BASIC TOOLS ALREADY INSTALLED• Voice Memos for audio recording• Still/Video Camera (720p HD/big files)• YouTube (for uploading)• Apps Store
  12. 12. TAKING YOUR PICTURES Avoiding Disaster
  13. 13. TAKING YOUR PICTURES: Backlighting
  14. 14. TAKING YOUR PICTURES: Bad Framing
  15. 15. TAKING YOUR PICTURES: Up the Nose
  16. 16. TAKING YOUR PICTURES CROPPING IN PHOTOSHOP EXPRESS (app available in your app store)• Cropping with finger swipes• Filters• Color correction• Quick email/upload
  17. 17. PHOTO TOOLS YOU CAN BUY: TRIPODSStabilization is key for both photos andvideo!!!
  18. 18. PHOTO TOOLS YOU CAN BUY: TRIPODS (GorrillaMobile/$39.95)
  19. 19. PHOTO TOOLS YOU CAN BUY: TRIPODS
  20. 20. PHOTO TOOLS YOU CAN BUY: LENS Boost your photo quality!! http://photojojo.com/store/
  21. 21. PHOTO TOOLS YOU CAN BUY: LENS (PANORAMIC-360 views=video/$49.00)
  22. 22. PHOTO TOOLS YOU CAN BUY: LENS (TELEPHOTO--8x power/ $35.00)
  23. 23. PHOTO TOOLS YOU CANBUY: LENS (TELEPHOTO)
  24. 24. PHOTO TOOLS YOU CAN BUY: LENS (DSLR/$249)
  25. 25. PHOTO TOOLS YOU CANBUY: LENS (DSLR MOUNT)
  26. 26. PHOTO TOOLS YOU CAN BUY: SOFTWAREPhotoshop Express (Free on iPhone)
  27. 27. AUDIO IN THE FIELD Watch How Quickly They Click Elsewhere• Mic is too far away from the mouth• Volume is not turned up
  28. 28. AUDIO IN THE FIELD Watch How Quickly They Click Elsewhere• Mic is too far away from the mouth• Volume is not turned up• Interrupting the interviewee
  29. 29. AUDIO IN THE FIELD Watch How Quickly They Click Elsewhere• Mic is too far away from the mouth• Volume is not turned up• Interrupting the interviewee• Hearing your voice during the interview
  30. 30. AUDIO IN THE FIELD Watch How Quickly They Click Elsewhere• Mic is too far away from the mouth• Volume is not turned up• Interrupting the interviewee• Hearing your voice during the interview• Bad quality because of external noise or equipment failure
  31. 31. AUDIO TOOLS TO BUY:EXTERNAL MICS ($40.00)
  32. 32. AUDIO TOOLS TO BUY: IRECORDER PRO ($2.99)http://www.simpletouchsoftware.com/products/irecorder/ * This WILL NOT edit audio for you!
  33. 33. AUDIO TOOLS TO BUY: EDITING/RECORDER APPShttp://hindenburgsystems.com/products/hindenburg-field-recor (video)($29.99)http://monleapp.com/($9.99)*with both you can upload to a FTP site directly!
  34. 34. AUDIO TOOLS TO BUY: SOUNDCLOUD WITH NO BUFFERING (120 minutes)http://soundcloud.com/*Upload sound directly from your phone usingtheir app to Facebook, Twitter, Wordpress or yourcompany’s site (distinctive URL unlike MySpace, etc.).*Listeners can make comments on any section ofyour audio.*Virtually no buffering delay!
  35. 35. AUDIO TOOLS TO BUY: SOUNDCLOUD WITH NO BUFFERING* Users can place the widget on their own websites or blogsand then SoundCloud will automatically Tweet every trackuploaded.
  36. 36. SHOOTING YOUR VIDEO (TIPS)• Always use a tripod!
  37. 37. SHOOTING YOUR VIDEO (TIPS)• Always use a tripod!• Sequence shooting
  38. 38. SHOOTING YOUR VIDEO (TIPS)• Always use a tripod!• Sequence shooting• Stick with a shot and count to ten before moving
  39. 39. SHOOTING YOUR VIDEO (TIPS)• Always use a tripod!• Sequence shooting• Stick with a shot and count to ten before moving• No quickie shots (snap-zooms, pans)
  40. 40. SHOOTING YOUR VIDEO (TIPS)• Always use a tripod!• Sequence shooting• Stick with a shot and count to ten before moving• No quickie shots (snap-zooms, pans)• Stick with the rule of thirds!!
  41. 41. SHOOTING YOUR VIDEO(TIPS W/CHARLIE SHEEN) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5aSa4tmVNM
  42. 42. VIDEO TOOLS TO BUY: MOUNTS ($159/$169)
  43. 43. VIDEO TOOLS TO BUY: MOUNTS
  44. 44. VIDEO TOOLS TO BUY: MOUNTS ($129.00) http://www.swivl.com/
  45. 45. EDITING WITH iMOVIE• $4.99 at your apps store• Included on your Apple desktop/laptop
  46. 46. EDITING WITH iMOVIE• Avoid jump cutshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVlZjJfXYfU
  47. 47. EDITING WITH iMOVIE• Avoid jump cuts• Clean audio with no talking unless it’s part of the natural sound
  48. 48. EDITING WITH iMOVIE• Avoid jump cuts• Clean audio with no talking unless it’s part of the natural sound• No unstable movements (snap-zooms, etc.)
  49. 49. EDITING WITH iMOVIE• Avoid jump cuts• Clean audio with no talking unless it’s part of the natural sound• No unstable movements (snap-zooms, etc.)• Pace your editing (5-8 seconds per shot, not short-long-short)
  50. 50. EDITING WITH iMOVIE (Statesman package)http://www.statesman.com/video/?bclid=1461295911&bc
  51. 51. EDITING WITH iMOVIEhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEaWuCrI24s
  52. 52. WRAP-UP• Distributing list of useful smart phone apps• Don’t run out of battery by leaving too many apps running at the same time!!
  53. 53. Click to view slideshow

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