Creativity · Video Production

3 Top tips to film with your phone

As explained by a child… for children! It really is very simple, just watch this 90 seconds video and learn how and why you should:

1. Improve lighting
2. Achieve better sound using just the internal mic
3. Never shoot vertical videos!

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Social Media · Video Marketing · Video Production

Social video management with Hootsuite

If you’re looking to incorporate video into your social media strategy, Hootsuite has made it easier than ever, as you can now tackle video tasks directly from its dashboard. They have announced new integration with YouTube, as well as more support for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram video. According to Hootsuite (but we’re sure you already figured… Continue reading Social video management with Hootsuite

Social Media · Tendencies [infographics]

The Social Media Switch

This article form POSTANO helps us understand the switch to digital: “Working Dollas” vs. “Not-Working dollars” Hope you enjoy. REF Torng, C. 2012, Content-Driven Social Marketing: Time to Make the Digital Donuts [online], tumblr.com, 1, Available from: http://puntocrucial.tumblr.com/ [Accessed: 14.8.2012].

Animation · Sound Design · Storytelling · Video Production

Sound Design: Wabi Sabi Sound

Sometimes we forget how important a sound track can be. This video shows about the sound production for video games. Enjoy it. [I would suggest you switch the quality to HD in the youtube’s player.] REF Guiotto, G. Sound Design: Wabi Sabi Sound [online], abduzeedo, 1, Available from: http://abduzeedo.com/sound-design-wabi-sabi-sound [Accessed: 27.5.2012].

Inspirational · Photography · Tendencies [infographics]

Simple Guide to Photography

REF: Juans, G. 2011, Simple Guide to Photography [online], Snap Blog, 1, Available from: http://blog.snapsort.com/2011/11/11/a-simple-guide-to-photography/ [Accessed: 23.5.2012].

Radio Production · Sound Design

10 Quick Specs omitted from the Specs Chart of the ZOOM H4n

Pros Great audio quality recording [Better than CD: up to 24bit/96kHz]. Affordable price [around £230 / $300]. Stereo pair Condenser mics. Phantom Power [+48v/+24V] for external mics supported. Works fine with batteries [around 5 continuous hours]. Cons: Doesn’t allow you to check input levels or setting if the SD Card is not inserted into the slot [that… Continue reading 10 Quick Specs omitted from the Specs Chart of the ZOOM H4n

Photography

A Simple Explanation of ISO for Digital Photography and Video

“In this video I give a basic explanation of ISO in digital photography and video. I explain why a higher ISO results in more noise.” Bennet, D. 2012, A Simple Explanation of ISO for Digital Photography and Video [online], Youtube, 1, Available from: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEApLA-YNko [Accessed: 21.4.2012].