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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 ...

Viral Video Lessons Round Up – Great Plays, Crude Jokes, and Another Creative Proposal

Viral Video Lessons Round Up   Great Plays, Crude Jokes, and Another Creative Proposal

It's Friday, which means I've got another batch of the week's most popular viral videos for you, just in case you had too busy a week to keep tabs on the viral marketplace.  We'll try to break each one down a bit to determine what …

Will Blackberry’s PlayBook Tablet Be What Video Fans Wanted The iPad To Be?

Will Blackberry’s PlayBook Tablet Be What Video Fans Wanted The iPad To Be?

Last January, shortly after Apple announced the iPad, I wrote an editorial about the device and its appeal—or lack thereof—to video creators and marketers.  As you might guess, I wasn't enthusiastic about it (though everyone always seems to forget that my thoughts were specifically geared …

Viral Video Lessons Round Up – Dogs, Dogs, and Other Animals

Viral Video Lessons Round Up   Dogs, Dogs, and Other Animals

Online video is changing all the time, as are the tastes of the online video-viewing public.  We're a fickle lot, quick to grow bored of trends and always on the lookout for something fresh.  However, some genres of viral video have stood the test of …

Russian Amateur’s Transformers Film Shows How YouTube is Leveling the Playing Field

Russian Amateurs Transformers Film Shows How YouTube is Leveling the Playing Field

I hate to be the guy who keeps referencing one particular recent post, but I'm going to reference TED-curator Chris Anderson's CNN article one more time.  His piece is all about how online video is pushing conventional boundaries due to the audience size and the …

Viral Video Lessons Round Up – Wordplay, Time-Lapse, and Rare Storms

Viral Video Lessons Round Up   Wordplay, Time Lapse, and Rare Storms

Welcome to another Viral Video Lessons Round Up.  It's our attempt to have some fun by watching some of the week's biggest viral hits.  But we also attempt to learn something.  By reverse-engineering these clips—analyzing them to see if we can determine why they got …

Justin.tv Offers Live Streaming Video iPhone App

Justin.tv Offers Live Streaming Video iPhone App

Perhaps they're trying to shake that reputation of being a place to find illegal sports and television streams or perhaps they really just want to cater to iPhone users who want to live stream events. Either way, they've launched a new app on the iPhone …

HDR Video – What It Is, Why You Want It and Its Future

HDR Video   What It Is, Why You Want It and Its Future

I have a friend who is deeply into photography. So one day he starts asking me about HDR (High dynamic range) video. I frankly am at a loss having only a passing acquaintance with photography in general (it's one of those hobbies I would like …

Good Reminders for Successful Online Video Self-Production

Good Reminders for Successful Online Video Self Production

I'm nearly finished with Part 5 of our ongoing Online Video Marketing Basics series, and it's all about the distribution decisions facing video creators—you can read Part 4, Choosing the Right Video Equipment, to tide you over until the new installment is ready.  But I …

The Reel Weekend: Super Cool, Kick Ass Video Production Gear!

The Reel Weekend: Super Cool, Kick Ass Video Production Gear!

I honestly had no idea what to write about this weekend. But I did come across some really kick ass video production gear and thought, hey that might be interesting. So here you go. I imagined what it would be like to take a little …

Viral Video Lessons Round Up – Rockets, Collaborations, and Camera Glitches

Viral Video Lessons Round Up   Rockets, Collaborations, and Camera Glitches

Every Friday I like to share some of the week's biggest viral video hits with you.  I also like deconstructing them, trying to put our finger on what it was about each video that hit the viewing public just right enough to make them share …

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