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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 ...

Vimeo Video School Offers Free Video Production Training – Learn How To Produce Better Videos

Vimeo Video School Offers Free Video Production Training   Learn How To Produce Better Videos

Video-sharing website Vimeo has recently launched something called Vimeo Video School, a sort of online university for video creators.  Specifically, it aims to be "a fun place for anyone to learn how to make better videos.”  Oh, and it's completely free. A free, online, video …

5 Critical Video Production Tips – How To Shoot Better Quality Web Video for Business

5 Critical Video Production Tips   How To Shoot Better Quality Web Video for Business

I interviewed Israel (Izzy) Hyman – a professional online video producer, web video production trainer, video podcast show host, and ReelSEO guest contributor. Izzy shared with me his passion for "the motion image" and how he got started doing web video production.  He also offered up …

The New York Times Reminds Us of The Power of Good Acting

The New York Times Reminds Us of The Power of Good Acting

The silent movie is enjoying a comeback—for this week, at least.  And it's courtesy of The New York Times. In a video gallery entitled "Fourteen Actors Acting – A Video Gallery Of Classic Screen Types", the paper has teamed up with Solve Sundsbo, Owen Pallett, …

NYU Professor Implants Video Camera In Skull As A Statement About Surveillance

NYU Professor Implants Video Camera In Skull As A Statement About Surveillance

I've been known to trumpet the viral power of a video that shows the viewer something they've never seen before.  Acts of great physical ability or eye-popping talent have a way of going viral faster than almost any other variety.  And now that theory is …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons – 12/03/2010

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   12/03/2010

Every Friday we try to find some of the best viral videos making the rounds and give you a look.  And after taking last week off from this column for Thanksgiving, I'm overwhelmed with videos to choose from.  As usual, I have some thoughts about …

Run and Gun Video Production Strategies for Video Marketing

Run and Gun Video Production Strategies for Video Marketing

Some marketers find themselves in a situation ripe for shooting video, but are required to do so with little or no time for preparation or pause. This is what is referred to as “run and gun” video production. To help explain this type of shooting (which is becoming more common for video marketers looking to capture real-time quality content), I interviewed three notable video production professionals.

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons – 11/19/2010

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   11/19/2010

Every week I try to keep track of as many of the viral video hits that emerge as possible–I know, I know… it's a tough job, but someone's got to do it.  And while I do love watching online videos, there are reasons beyond entertainment …

Best Online Video Ad Campaign: T-Mobile’s Heathrow Airport Flash Mob

Best Online Video Ad Campaign: T Mobile’s Heathrow Airport Flash Mob

I've made no secret of my love of flash-mobs.  They rock.  While I haven't yet had the honor myself, I imagine it's rather exhilarating to be among the audience members when a seemingly spontaneous public performance breaks out.

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & What We Can Learn From Them – 10/29/10

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & What We Can Learn From Them – 10/29/10

It's time again for another recap of the week's best viral videos.  In addition to naming some of my favorites from the last seven days or so, we'll also try and dig a bit deeper to find a lesson—some nugget of inspiration or advice we …

Viral Video Lessons Round Up – iPhone Instruments, Lite Brite Art, and A Parachute Ride

Viral Video Lessons Round Up   iPhone Instruments, Lite Brite Art, and A Parachute Ride

Friday's here again, and that means it's time for another Viral Video Lessons Round Up.  What videos went viral this week?  What did they have going for them that was special and unique–what helped them stand out from the competition?  Read on for three examples …

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