John-Paul Flintoff

It's weird to speak into the void | JPF Daily

Published 21 days ago • 1 min read

Hello Reader

It's all very well having access to smart phones and YouTube. All the tech in the world can't make you sound natural on camera - because it's just weird to speak into the void, all on your own.

You press "record", you speak, then you press "stop".

Afterwards, you watch the recording you've made and decide it's flawed for some reason - there's always some reason - and start all over again.

Eventually you give up, meaning to do it another day.

Which would be fine except that the same problem will arise again each time.

Someone told me recently that his phone is full of videos like that.

Not-so secret

There's a simple way to sound natural on camera.

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Today's Picture

Totally unrelated photo collage with digital paint, showing a magnolia on Finchley Road, NW11:

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