I made this short video to test the audio and video quality of the Blue Yeti microphone and the Logitech C920 webcam using Screencast-o-matic. Sometimes if you use the audio from another mic like the Blue Yeti, but record your video another source, such as I do with the Logitech C920 Webcam, there can be... Continue Reading →
YouTube had been nagging me forever to put a trailer on my channel so that unsubscribed viewers can get to know what my channel is about. About 4 months ago I put together the clip below. I recorded the opening of the trailer with my Logitech camera and Blue Yeti microphone. For the other video... Continue Reading →
Last summer I started using some new hardware that has made my video making a lot easier. The new setup helps me make better quality videos while reducing steps and saving a substantial amount of time. Some time ago I shared how I make my instructional videos. In that post I detailed how I recorded... Continue Reading →
I'll be honest. I'm as tired of exams as the students are. Our library is a wreck, students are grumpy, and it's either too hot or too cold in the building. It's been a hard, hard week, but it ends tomorrow. If you're in the same boat, let this awesome video cheer you up. It... Continue Reading →
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.
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 →