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From the Mac Startup Tone to the Skype Ring, Sound Designers Discuss the Legacy of Their Creations

WWhat does a camera sound like? It sounds like a shutter opening and closing. To be specific, it sounds like the shutter of a 1970s Canon AE-1 owned by one particular ex-Apple designer.

When Jim Reekes used a recording of his old camera as the sound effect for a screenshot being taken on a…

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Thomas McMullan

Thomas McMullan

Freelance writer | @BBCNews @guardian @frieze_magazine @SightSoundmag @wiredUK @TheTLS others | Also @GardensBritish | Rep’d by @harriet__moore | Novel coming

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