Can't see the forest for the trees

A series of field recordings made with an ultrazoom PAL video camera mounted on the П-3 apartment building bordering Troparevo park, Moscow

Low frequency granular synthesis and tone doubling with pitch modulation let define the recording equipment as the prepared video camera

1. Each recording session is restrained by daylight and starts around 12 pm

2. The camera has zoom microphones, which change their spatial characteristics according to the lens’ focus distance

3. No in-frame edits, fade-ins and fade-outs are allowed

4. Digital magnification is added to the optical zoom for privacy reasons

Time & energy consumption (camera + post-production):

6.5 hours (rec) + 5 hours (post) || 2.5 kilowatts per session