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A camera is a device that records images that can be stored directly, transmitted to another location, or both. These images may be still photographs or moving images such as videos or movies. The term camera comes from the word camera obscura (Latin for “dark chamber”), an early mechanism for projecting images. The modern camera evolved from the camera obscura.
Cameras may work with the light of the visible spectrum or with other portions of the electromagnetic spectrum. A ...

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The week after the Super Bowl, you might expect this column to be filled with some of the best commercials from the big game. But you would be wrong. I wrote about the ads themselves on Monday, and most of us have already watched and …

Best Viral Video Ad Campaign: High-Speed Cute Animal Videos

Best Viral Video Ad Campaign: High Speed Cute Animal Videos

I think TPS Film Studio has been reading my weekly viral video round up articles–you know… the ones where I show you the week's best viral hits and then attempt to break down why each video was successful? In a new campaign, the company is …

Vimeo Custom URLs, Enhanced Privacy & More Cool Stuff

Vimeo Custom URLs, Enhanced Privacy & More Cool Stuff

Vimeo must think it's still the holiday season, because they're still handing out gifts to the members of the Vimeo Plus user community like crazy. Specifically, they're increasing the size of individual video downloads and giving users the option to use custom URLs, as well …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Considering that I just shared some of my best viral video discovery websites with you yesterday, it's entirely possible you've seen some of this week's featured videos already. Tons of quality viral hits this week covering a variety of genres and topics. We have some …

Canon 5D Mark III: The Ultimate Feature Request List for DSLR Video

Canon 5D Mark III: The Ultimate Feature Request List for DSLR Video

For little more than a year now, I have been making video marketing productions using two Canon DSLRs as my weapon of choice: a 5D mark II (for its ability to do bokeh-porn) and the 7D (for those smooth Glidecam shots at 50 or 60 …

Make Your Facebook Video Stand Out With Captions & Advanced Video Tags

Make Your Facebook Video Stand Out With Captions & Advanced Video Tags

More and more users are sharing video through Facebook, whether by dropping in links or uploading their own clips. Facebook is the fastest-growing referrer of video traffic, and users are beginning to upload videos to the site in higher numbers as well. And now a …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The landscape of viral video is constantly changing.  If you don't like the current most-popular video that everyone's talking about… just wait a few minutes… something else entirely different will come along. Anyone has a shot at success, from the brands to the little guys. …

New iPhone Video App Records Things That Already Happened?

New iPhone Video App Records Things That Already Happened?

One of the most difficult things for an amateur videographer to do is capture the moment. You pull out your camera at little Billy's birthday party, but you still never know when the truly cute things are going to happen.  So most of us end …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

This is getting ridiculous.  There are simply too many great videos–funny ones, shocking ones, videos that amaze–to squeeze into this once-a-week column.  I'm going to have to start doing a "Best Viral Videos of the Midweek" article or something.  This week I have so much …

5 Tips To Help Interview Subjects Feel More Comfortable On Camera – Overcome The Fear of Video – Part 2

5 Tips To Help Interview Subjects Feel More Comfortable On Camera   Overcome The Fear of Video – Part 2

One of the biggest obstacles with web video interviews is that many people are afraid of being interviewed on camera. I interviewed video production expert Izzy Hyman and asked him to share some professional tips on how to help subjects on the other side of …

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