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They Shall Not Grow Old Review

They Shall Not Grow Old Review

This 2018 film tells the story of British troops in the First World War. It uses documentary footage of the soldiers as they faced the frontline battle in Belgium. They Shall Not Grow Old is not so much facts about the battle as of the human stories of the men in the...

Which Marketing Campaign Works Best?

A new customer called yesterday to inquire about transferring her videos. And when the conversation turned to how she found me, she said she saw my newspaper ad. I had not advertised in the paper in about three months. Then she said she also found me online. This kind...

Car Ad Brings Surprising Results

Car Ad Brings Surprising Results

After a lengthy delay due to the virus, the sign company finally finished my car advertisement. I was ambivalent about this for a long time. But there's no turning back now. So first thing I did was to park the car at a busy intersection I had long hoped to try. It...

Sony ZV-1 – Simply Amazing!

Sony ZV-1 – Simply Amazing!

The Sony ZV1 is a 20.1 megapixel compact camera with fixed 24 to 70 mm f1.8 to f2.8 Zeiss lens with built in ND filter with a slide flip out screen, built in directional mic with windscreen, shoots up to 4K 30 fps, 1080p 120 fps, 100 megabits per second up to 960 fps,...

Hummingbird Drone Films Monarch Butterflies

Hummingbird Drone Films Monarch Butterflies

A video from the PBS Show "Nature", shows a very clever drone which looks like a Hummingbird. This is how it can get so close to the Monarch Butterfly swarm. The butterflies do not see a Hummingbird as a threat. The Hummingbird Drone is designed so moving parts are...

Large LED Screens Replace Green Screens

Large LED Screens Replace Green Screens

Instead of green ccreens some movie studios are using giant LED screens to create backgrounds. These 4K LED video screens can make it seem like the actors are in the rainforest, a space station or a desert. These virtual sets have recently been used in films like...

Indie Movie Theaters Survival In Covid

Indie Movie Theaters Survival In Covid

The movie house business is in dire straights due to the Covid pandemic. Movie theaters have long been fighting fierce competition with razor thin margin. Those indie movie theaters that specialize in smaller independent and foreign films have an even tougher fight...

Easy Bokeh Backgrounds

Easy Bokeh Backgrounds

Bokeh circles are formed from points of light. These circles are often lights in teh distance. By using a shallow depth-of-field or wide aperture of yuor lens, the points of light become circles. A long lens increases this effect. The final factor is focus distance....

Canon Cams As Amazing Webcams

Canon Cams As Amazing Webcams

Are you disappointed with the quality of your webcam in Zoom meetings? Even if you pay attention to the lighting, background and composition, you webcam may look like a toy camera. There's a new option that lets you make your camera a webcam thanks to the EOS Webcam...

Make Your Car a Moving Billboard

Make Your Car a Moving Billboard

Moving Billboard I have been thinking about using my car as a moving billboard. I've seen lots of car wraps, but while most of them are colorful and eye-catching, I have not seen any that are effective sales messages. And they are expensive. A full wrap of an SUV can...