Just when you think you’ve seen it all in video gadgetry, a company called Vidstone® brings out a new twist – video tribute gravestones. According to the The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review “More people don’t want just good words at the last rites, but an entertaining video of their life. Typical choice is an eight-minute digital presentation, what the film industry used to call a “short.” Family photos and home movie footage are combined for showing at the service and also over the Web to guests who can’t make it. The VIDSTONE Serenity Panel is attached to the stone monument. It uses solar power and a weatherproof LCD so a graveside visitor can press a button and see a 5-8 minute photo slide show of the deceased. The LCD panel can be attached to an upright or slanted grave site monument, including gravestones, mausoleums and columbariums.
Dying to make videos? Funeralone.com offers Memorial Webcasting. This service enables distant family and friends to see the funeral, memorial, and cemetery services on the Internet.
Sometimes simple is better. This is the kind of business video you could do for your clients. It’s effective and relatively easy to produce. There’s no fancy graphics or After Effects work. A simple sound track with VO and one instrument music. Most of the lighting was available light. But just because the video seems […]Read More
GoPro and Google have joined forces to create a Virtual Reality camera rig with 16 GoPro HERO4 cameras. It’s called Jump. It can transform 16 pieces of video into one stereoscopic 360 degree VR video. The 360 degree camera array allows all 16 cameras to act as one. This makes camera syncing easy, and includes […]Read More
GoPro introduces 2 new GoPros and a Drone. The new Hero 5 Black ($399 )includes a 2-inch touch screen display. The new Hero 5 Session ($299) is intended as an entry level camera. Both cameras have built-in waterproof casings, good for up to 10 meters. Both cameras can shoot 4K video at 30 frames. The […]Read More
Photographing light trails at night has been a popular technique of both still photographers and videographers. We’ve all seen the light trails of night traffic in a time lapse video. Light painting in still photography can be done a couple of ways. One way is to take a long exposure and move the lights during […]Read More