How to shoot amazing videos with your camera Getting started Back in the day, shooting video used to require a camcorder, mini DV tapes and other bits of specialized gear. Today, filming has trickled down to cameras in all shapes and sizes including DSLRs, small cameras and of course all the smartphones in your pocket today.
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Movenote Movenote.com On movenote.com you are able to create an account and sign in to Movenote. Installation is not required as Movenote is a browser based software. 6 Powerful Chromebook Apps for Creating Educational Animations and Annotated Videos February 9, 2016 In response to a request we received a few days ago, we curated the list below featuring some of the best video creation tools for Chromebook users. Some of the things you can do with these tools include creating animations, annotating videos, adding text and captions to your videos, splitting long clips into smaller ones, trimming video clips, adding soundtracks and hyperlinks to videos and many more. And for those of you interested in creating simple educational video games to use with students in class try out Scratch listed at the end of this post. 1-Clarisketch
Beginner's guide to DSLR video recording by Vincent Oliver Video recording on DSLRs has given photographers another skill to master, but left many confused in the process. Professional photographer Vincent Oliver explains all in his beginner’s guide to DSLR video recording. Can you solve "Einstein’s Riddle"? - Dan Van der Vieren For your convenience, here is a list of all the clues: 1. The Brit lives in the house with red walls. 2. The Swede has a dog. 3. This post is a high-level introduction to Octalysis, the Gamification Framework I created after more than 10 years of Gamification research and study. Within a year of publication, Octalysis was organically translated into 9 languages and became required literature in Gamification instruction worldwide. What is Gamification? Gamification is design that places the most emphasis on human motivation in the process. In essence, it is Human-Focused Design (as opposed to “function-focused design”). Gamification is the craft of deriving all the fun and engaging elements found in games and applying them to real-world or productive activities.
Make Your Online Video Interactive, Social, and Engaging Viddler's in-video tagging and commenting feature allows you and your viewers to interact within the video. By using our full player, you are given the option to leave a text or video comment and a tag right on the video timeline. By making your video public, you give your viewers the ability to interact with your videos by leaving comments or even video comments directly on the timeline. Video comments are recorded directly from your webcam so they appear instantly with no encoding time. 5-Minute Film Festival: Resources for Filmmaking in the Classroom I'll admit I'm a bit biased here since I'm a filmmaker by trade, but I truly believe the process of planning and making videos can offer tremendous learning opportunities for students of almost any age. Not only is the idea of telling stories with video really engaging for many kids, filmmaking is ripe with opportunities to connect to almost every academic subject area. As the technology to shoot and edit films becomes more ubiquitous, where is a teacher with no experience in video production to begin? I've shared some resources below to help you and your students get started on making blockbusters of your own. Video Playlist: Student Filmmaking 101
A photographer's intro to the world of video: Digital Photography Review It took me a long time to recognize the appeal of video shooting. Even in a job where I have to use a camera’s video features, it was only fairly recently that I moved beyond just taking short clips (essentially stills with a little bit of movement in them) and started to think in terms of using video and editing to tell stories. Given that most modern cameras offer at least rudimentary video tools, I wanted to share my experiences and perhaps encourage others to start thinking about shooting at 24 or more frames per second. The good news is that a lot of the things you learn as a photographer are immediately useful as you take your first steps in video shooting. But, as I discovered, at almost every stage I encountered differences and additional factors to consider. Many of which I wished someone had told me when I started…
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