Storytelling through a combination of still photographic images, video, audio and graphics, is becoming the new high-standard for photojournalists, documentary photographers, filmmakers, and artists who use photography, video and sound. The in-depth nature of the communication is engaging on many levels, and it feels very intimate, as if the photographer/author is sharing the experience directly with you.
Here is a recent example that really benefits from the wonders of multimedia presentation:
Flying in a motorized paraglider over one of the most diverse continents in the world, George Steinmetz captures the beauty of Africa’s landscapes and people. His pictures show not only the patterns of the land, but also the potential and hope that the continent encompasses.
A self-taught photographer, Steinmetz has traveled through more than 30 countries in Africa photographing its diverse wildlife, landscape and culture. For the past decade much of his work has involved flying a ultralight aircraft to photograph remote landscapes. limousines . His foot-launched aircraft consists of a backpack motor and paraglider-style wing. It is the world’s lightest and slowest motorized aircraft and allows a unique and more intimate style of aerial photography.