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Lighting or illumination is the deliberate use of light to achieve a practical or aesthetic effect. Lighting includes the use of both artificial light sources like lamps and light fixtures, as well as natural illumination by capturing daylight. Daylighting (using windows, skylights, or light shelves) is sometimes used as the main source of light during daytime in buildings. This can save energy in place of using artificial lighting, which represents a major component of energy consumption in ...

11 Tips For Planning A Green Screen Video Production

11 Tips For Planning A Green Screen Video Production

Previously, I wrote an article discussing the benefits of a green screen video production. However, once you have determined that green screen is the way to go - how do you plan for it? Well, do not underestimate the importance of Pre-Production when shooting green screen. It's easy ...

The Benefits of Using A Green Screen For Your Web Videos

The Benefits of Using A Green Screen For Your Web Videos

So, youʼve been awarded a contract to shoot a company video. Awesome. But now you need to find a location to film your video. Not so awesome. If your client is like most clients, their office or corporate boardroom probably provides a wide range of less-than-desirable options - ...

4 YouTube Tips For ReelSEO Subscribers - The Reel Web Creator TIp #23

4 YouTube Tips For ReelSEO Subscribers   The Reel Web Creator TIp #23

This week I dug through the channels of over 3,000 YouTube subscribers to ReelSEO and identified a few common mistakes that being made that could help you all improve your videos and presence on YouTube. I also picked out a few of my favorite channels ...

5 Reasons The Latest Michele Bachmann Political YouTube Video Sucks!

5 Reasons The Latest Michele Bachmann Political YouTube Video Sucks!

If you've followed the current Republican Presidential Candidate Debate, Michele Bachmann is still hammering away at Rick Perry's mandated HPV vaccinations with a new video released yesterday on her YouTube channel. Here are 5 reasons of what's wrong with "teambachmann”'s attempt to be current with ...

How To Make An Infinite White Background For Your Videos - [Creator's Tip #3]

How To Make An Infinite White Background For Your Videos   [Creators Tip #3]

Every week we aim to provide a producer tip for video producers, a short and simple lesson that we hope you find useful in your own video creation efforts. For this week's producer tip we're going to go behind the scenes of The Reel Web ...

When To Use A Jib, & How To Make Your Own - Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

When To Use A Jib, & How To Make Your Own   Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

In filmmaking, one of the most useful pieces of equipment you can have in your arsenal is a jib. A jib operates a bit like a see-saw, using counterweights to balance the camera, and it allows for unique camera movements and camera angles that you ...

Even Politicians Can Create Online Videos That Suck

Even Politicians Can Create Online Videos That Suck

My congressman, Representative Joe Walsh of Illinois, embarrasses me. His "Walsh to Obama: Quit Lying" YouTube video is painful to watch. Hey Joe, its one thing to be angry about raising the debt ceiling, but at least raise your audio quality – it totally sucks!

Tips for Business Videos: How to Shoot Business Video that Doesn't Suck

Tips for Business Videos: How to Shoot Business Video that Doesnt Suck

It's been said that Great Content is the best SEO. When it comes to business videos there's another way to say it: "Entertain or Die."  It seems like only yesterday that streaming video was new. People would watch anything. Now "Wow! I can watch video ...

Google Android @Home Precursor to Skynet, Terminators?

Google Android @Home Precursor to Skynet, Terminators?

In the Terminator universe, Skynet was the all-encompassing hivemind of the robot revolution. It basically gained self-awareness and then spread itself to every machine with a processor and memory. Well, it seems that Google is a agent of humanity's destruction as it wants to hook ...

TED 2012 Soliciting Video Auditions For Innovative Conference Speakers

TED 2012 Soliciting Video Auditions For Innovative Conference Speakers

TED is all about big ideas. Conference talks cover a wide spectrum of topics and styles, and have historically been given by some of the world's most well-known personalities and brightest thinkers like Bill Gates or Al Gore. If there's a negative blip on TED's ...

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