This is an awesome introduction to the basics of conducting a video interview. For more helpful videos like this, check out Vimeo Video School. 10 Steps to Shooting your First DIY Interview from Vimeo Video School on Vimeo.
I have a foot in both camps. I have an Android phone, but I also have an iPad. I occasionally shoot video on my HTC Evo 3d, but video editing options on Android are pretty sparse (hence one of my reasons for choosing an iPad for a tablet). The problem is getting your video off... Continue Reading →
Steve Stockman has a great book that tells you How to Shoot Video that Doesn't Suck. It's highly recommended reading, and will make your video shooting and editing a lot better. I hope to work on a more in-depth review in the future. If you're a bit impatient like me, and just want some quick... Continue Reading →
YouTube has a very cool featured whereby the big fancy YouTube computer will try to automagically perform closed captioning for your videos. In my experiences in watching my own videos, and from viewing other videos, the closed captioning results from YouTube can be hit or miss. In a pinch, most results are serviceable, allowing non-native... Continue Reading →
The video below is a follow-up to my previous post about how I make library instructional videos. This video shows the basics of making library instructional (or other educational) videos and screencasts. The video discusses the inexpensive equipment and software needed, and shows how to make a video from start to finish. Discusses camera... Continue Reading →
Making videos for my library patrons have saved me time, allowed me to better serve my them, and enabled them to quickly find answers to their questions. I first started using web video for library instruction over 6 years ago and have learned a lot along the way. My hope is that the information... Continue Reading →
Because it's growing by leaps and bounds, that's why! "The number of unique viewers of online video increased 5.2% year-over-year according to The Nielsen Company, from 137.4 million unique viewers in January 2009 to 142.7 million in January 2010." I'd like to think that a few of my videos that I created in the... Continue Reading →