The New York Time's "Taking on Tosca" was an excellent example of a self-narrative profile.
videography, even in the low lights of a opera house, is clear and high
quality. The reporter allows for the singer's voice to be heard clearly
without the audio mishaps of mishandled microphones or cords. There was strategically cuts between the signer's talking explanation and
performance as not to overwhelm watchers. In addition, the interviews
with the singer and play director show clear visuals with a lower depth
of field as to focus on the speaker and not have items in the background
distract from their faces.
Asides from the technical aspect, I
appreciate the use of self-narratives as a way of allowing people to
tell their own stories. While in this specific example it is easy to
allow a source to tell their own story, I feel this is always a far more
insightful way of approaching storytelling, especially in a multimedia