Several readers forwarded this video. It’s a great example of the principle of intrigue. Notice how the video sets up a game with the viewer– how will writer Charlene DeGuzman’s key point be revealed in each shot? Once we know what …(Read the rest)
“Shoot What Interests You” is number 8 in a series of 12 video tips to improve your video instantly. I recently watched a video blog post that featured an orchestra whose only instruments were iPhones. The players—it looked like there were about …(Read the rest)
What does it mean that Cisco has closed down their Flip video unit? It’s clearly doesn’t mean that video as a web entertainment is shrinking in any way. In fact, it’s a sign of growth: the market has outpaced and run …(Read the rest)
Why shoot better video? A history lesson: All technology starts in the “Gee Whiz” stage. That’s where you get points just for having something that can do that…whatever it is. The first working escalator was installed at Coney Island as a …(Read the rest)
People love to worry about equipment, as if the right camera will take a more interesting video than the wrong camera. It won’t. You can shoot a great movie on your cell phone, and a bad one on an IMAX rig.
Manufacturers release a new video camera every 27 seconds and everyone’s needs are different. Rather than recommend cameras, let’s list the questions you should ask yourself when shopping: