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Giant Squid lavalier or Rode

Giant Squid and Rode smartLav+ lavilier mics. Recently I bought myself a Giant Squid lavalier microphone. The version I got was the mono, cardioid model and came in at around $(US)40. This makes it about half the price of the … Continue reading

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Rode smartLav

sadly disappointed with my Rode smartLav mic. I had always associated Rode with quality, I’ve used their products before and always been very happy with them. However I find myself sadly disappointed with the quality of my recently purchased¬† Rode … Continue reading

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Bit Rate Settings

A while ago I rendered out a video at 1080p and then again at 720p. As expected the 720p file size was considerably smaller than the 1080p one. However I thought I’d play a bit more with this as I … Continue reading

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Resolution size and quality

Video resolution, file size and image quality. A while ago I thought I’d take my camera out for an afternoon’s videoing and so headed off to Linlithgow Palace. Once I’d got some editing done I found I had a video … Continue reading

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VEDA thoughts

Been a bit distracted over the last month uploading a video every day in April (VEDA) to YouTube. This VEDA thing is not as easy as it sounds and many an experienced vlogger has tried but failed to achieve it. … Continue reading

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YouTube Messages

Youtube mandatory e-mails! Recently I got a YouTube mandatory email. Something of such importance that it must sent to me regardless of any email preferences I may have set. I have no problem with that. There are times where information … Continue reading

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Camera Accessories

Three of my favourite camera accessories, the sort of things that if they went missing or broke I’d be down the shops the same day to get replacements. For video work (even though I only do basic YouTube type stuff) … Continue reading

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Irritated with YouTube.

I’m getting really irritated with YouTube. If someone’s gone to the effort to produce some music or make a film then I think it’s quite right that if others are going to use this work then the original author should … Continue reading

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London and SitC

A trip to London and SitC 2011. Went down to London for a week recently. Got down there at the tail end of that period of rioting. However all I saw was Londoners (and tourists) all just getting on with … Continue reading

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Response to comment, more on YouTube socialising.

This is partly a response to a comment made on the previous article, and partly that it was time to comment again on YouTube socialising. Something that has been highlighted to me on quite a few occasions when I’ve been … Continue reading

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