Sound recording of sneakers stepping on pinecones at the Proctor Creek Greenway. The crushing of pinecones is the primary sound of the soundscape, however, cicadas can be heard chirping faintly in the background as a secondary sound. The hollow crunch of the pinecones offers a reassuring and satisfying response to every step, encouraging self awareness for walkers on the trail as they hear the crushing of the pinecones beneath them. Recorded with a Zoom H6 recorder and a Rode NTG2 shotgun condenser microphone.
Sound recording of stomping on gravel next to the paved pathway of the Proctor Creek Greenway. This off-road terrain creates a more natural feel to the Proctor Creek Greenway. Individuals who want to experience more of a modern hike, ride a bike, or a skateboard can take the paved path, but people who want a true hiking experience can walk on the gravel. The sound of gravel crunching can be heard with the slight sound of the soil in the background. of leaves and gravel crunching can be heard with the steady beat of feet hitting the soil underneath. This sound shows that all people can experience the natural serenity of the Proctor Creek Greenway. Recorded with a Zoom H6 recorder and Rode NTG2 shotgun condenser microphone.
Audio recording of footsteps along an off-path trail of the Proctor Creek Greenway. The sounds of leaves and gravel crunching can be heard with the steady beat of feet hitting the soil underneath. As a synecdoche, the sound represents the still available access to nature even through development of the Proctor Creek area. The sound was recorded with a Sony PCM-M10 recorder and an Electro-Voice RE50B omnidirectional dynamic microphone.
Sound recording of a peaceful, late-morning walk along West Side Atlanta's Proctor Creek Greenway, with the sounds of birds singing. Also included are sounds made by a backpack rubbing against polyester athletic shorts. The warm songs of the birds welcome visitors to continue walking along the pathway to explore where it leads to. Recorded with Sony PCM-M10 recorder and an Electro-Voice RE50B omnidirectional dynamic microphone.
Audio recording of gravel crunching under sandals on an early April afternoon while walking around the landscaped garden of Furman University's Shi Center of Sustainability in South Carolina.
Recorded using an IPhone 6s.
This sound is an old hardwood floor being walked on by a person in socks making a creaking noise in the floor. This sound was recorded with a Sennheiser e835 dynamic microphone.
A woman (myself) walking on a nature trail in heavy rain boots. It is Fall and the ground was covered with dried leaves from the surrounding trees, there is a road about 3/4 a mile away, no one else was on the trail at the time. Recorded on a Zoom H4N Pro audio recording device.