Bethany Swain

Photojournalist & Multimedia Producer

Teaching – my examples

Video Examples from work I’ve created that I use in my classroom and when I give presentations.

Breaking News – example quick turn story produced, shot and edited in a few hours

Fire on the Mountain from Bethany Swain on Vimeo.

Natpkg: Finding a plan B – this wasn’t the original story I went to do. Shot in 20 minutes.

Notes to Remember from Bethany Swain on Vimeo.

Natpkg: weaving audio.  Listen for all of the natural sound

Whole in One from Bethany Swain on Vimeo.

Natpkg: count the camera movements (there’s only 1. All the action happens in front of the camera)

Political Polish from Bethany Swain on Vimeo.

Narrated pkg: example day turn piece

Reading Across the Aisle from Bethany Swain on Vimeo.

Natpkg: a piece I shot in college, edited tape-to-tape. Very basic shooting, but check out the character.

Shoveling Snow from Bethany Swain on Vimeo.

Natpkg: a quick turn story shot on a handicam. No tripod and no external audio. Don’t let the tools (or lack of ’em) get in the way of a good story.

Carol’s Surprise from Bethany Swain on Vimeo.

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