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Audio Slideshows

Interesting examples of pairing audio stories with still images. For moving image videos, see other board "Video Inspirations." Send your suggestions for additions to

Atlanta Sounds via @WABE: Hummingbirds

Atlanta Sounds - The Vinyl Collector

Scotland stories: Amanda Murray, postwoman As the Scottish independence referendum draws near, the Guardian's Murdo MacLeod travels the length and breadth of Scotland to document the daily lives of its diverse population. Here he speaks to Amanda Murray, a postwoman in the Outer Hebrides, in the second of a new series of audio slideshows. To view, click image or here www.theguardian.c...

via BBC: "Under siege in Syria" Young photographers in Syria have been documenting life inside the besieged places where they live. The group is among 500 18-25-year-olds who are being taught the art of documentary-making remotely via Skype Their powerful images have been collected in a diary and shared online with the outside world. Here Syrian documentary maker Orwa Nyrabia explains why. To watch, click on image or here

Click on the track title or the image to see the slideshow for "The Book Thief"

via BBC: Benjamin Britten's Suffolk Benjamin Britten rose to become the pre-eminent British composer of his day, celebrated not just in his native land, but internationally. To view, click on image or here

Audio slideshow: Benjamin Britten's Suffolk

via BBC: Harvest at an English vineyard The late spring and warm summer of 2013 has led to a late English wine harvest. A week into November, grapes are still being picked from some vines - as growers wait for fruit sugar levels to rise. To view, click on image or here

via BBC: The brutal world of the Nelson-era Navy The 18th Century was a tumultuous period for the Royal Navy. From bustling dockyards to ferocious sea battles - and from jolly Jack Tars to Admiral Lord Nelson's elevation to one of the best-known figures in British history. To view, click on image or here:

The brutal world of the Nelson-era Navy

Produced by Mia Lobel in collaboration with Thomas Keenan of Bard College’s Human Rights Project and the VII Photo Agency for the Zoom Photo Festival in Quebec. This one is about photojournalist Ed Kashi working with the Open Society Justice Initiative to document the effects of pretrial detention on health and families in Malawi.

via BBC: Turmoil in Egypt The revolution which toppled President Hosni Mubarak in February 2011 ushered in a new era for Egypt, but change has been far from peaceful. To view, click image or here:

Starbucks: From the Birthplace of Coffee. Storytelling in five photos!