If you have ever met Nick…you are drawn in by his British accent and the inner desire to figure out how to spell his last name. Here is why, because you will never forget this man once you shake his hand, so you better know how to spell his last name.
Nick Charalambous is a man of many passions. He loves his work. He loves telling stories for the church he loves. He loves his wife. He loves Christ…and I believe this affection is one of many intersections you will find woven together inside this soft spoken man. Nick is a fellow storyteller, and it is time for his story to be told.
In the last episode we explored microphones used with video production; in this episode we are reviewing headphones to monitor and listen to audio. This is an area many people in the world of content creation consider, but there are so many different types of headphones, different price ranges, and different use cases. Listen and let us know which ones you use!
In 1998 I was recruited by the Chief Photojournalist of KPHO-TV to join one of the best broadcast television visual storytelling teams in the United States. The moment I stepped off the plane in my black suit on a hot summer day in Phoenix, Arizona; Marty Boardman not only welcomed me in style but became one of my closest mentors and ultimately best man in my wedding.
In the last episode we explored microphones; in this episode we are talking about microphones for video. There are lots of microphone options for our video cameras, iPhones, and DSLRs. In this episode, we will look at numerous video microphones that are cost effective and showcase different levels of production value.
A few years ago the people of Cange, Haiti needed water. Some of them had to walk a thousand feet down the mountain and climb back up lugging 40 pound buckets of water. Today a new system pipes clean water up the mountain and into Cange. A team of Clemson engineering students working with the Haitian partners helped make this happen.
Clemson Engineers For Developing Countries, CDEC, began in the fall of 2009 when seven students in civil engineering noticed that something was missing from their curriculum. CDEC designed a system that would filter out large contaminates, kill microbes and ultraviolet radiation and chlorine, and then transport the water through the village in new pipes buried underneath recently paved roads. It would be the first chlorinated municipal water system in the country of Haiti.
Since 2013, the Duke Endowment has funded summer literacy programs in North Carolina designed to engage United Methodist rural churches and improve literacy among elementary school students in their communities. These summer literacy programs are providing more than just building confidence for the children. These host churches are providing nurturing relationships, nutritious meals, daily enrichment activities, and more importantly, a safe space for families to engage and chart a path for the future.
In the last episode we explored 360 cameras; in this episode we are microphones for content creation. There are lots of microphone options for content creators and healthcare communicators when considering podcasting, voice overs, or even recording an interview to transcribe for a blog post.
In the last episode we explored mobile editing software; in this episode we are reviewing 360 cameras. This is a wild and exciting area for content creators, digital photographers, and videographers. We review a few cameras currently out in the market and talk about potential applications for 360 images and video. Whether you are a healthcare marketing or real estate marketer thinking about virtual tours inside your hospital, we discuss what the camera can do and how to share the content to your audience.
For anyone who has suffered a serious illness, whether personally or with a child; anyone facing the challenges of autoimmune disease; and any medical professionals who have worked to help them, Allison Greene has walked in these shoes.
I met Allison in 2013 while working on a story for the South Carolina Hospital Association advocating for the South Carolina’s Legislature to consider expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Her son’s story became a central focus of the story, one of heart, soul, trials and tribulations.
In the last episode we portable hard drives; in this episode we are reviewing mobile editing software. We will review different editing applications for the iPhone and iOS devices including Apple iMovie, Adobe Premiere Clip, and even how to use the prepackaged Photos app to edit video. We will also discuss simple workflows for the experienced videographer and for the content creator in your healthcare marketing and communications department.