Category Archives: video technology

Steadicam Shots You Should Know

The Steadicam® is now 40 years old. The Steadicam was invented and developed by Garret Brown who won 5 Academy Awards for it. Let’s look at some of the high points of its contribution to the film and video language. The first use of a Steadicam was in the film Bound For Glory about the […]... Keep reading >


Amazing OK Go One Moment Music Video

The OK Go One Moment Music Video proves the importannce of planning and mathematics in extreme slow motion.... Keep reading >


HTML5 Video

HTML5 video is the new standard replacing Adobe Flash for web video.... Keep reading >


Digital Restoration of the Zapruder Film

The Zapruder film is a silent, 8mm color motion picture sequence shot by private citizen Abraham Zapruder with a home-movie camera. Zapruder filmed President John F. Kennedy’s motorcade as it passed through Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963. This film unexpectedly captured the President’s assassination. In 1997 McCrone Associates worked with the […]... Keep reading >


My Video Transfer Business

My video transfer business has grown from just doing video to DVD to film and photo transfers. The related services help the customer and grow the business. ... Keep reading >


September 26, 2016 | video technology, Virtual Reality | Comments

360 Video Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality

360 degree video of our afternoon sail aboard the yawl Satin Doll. Filmed by Tim Doherty on a Ricoh Theta S 360 camera. Change the view to forwards, back, sideways etc. just by using your mouse on the video. Previously Tim shared a 360 degree video of his flight in an open cockpit bi-plane. 360 […]... Keep reading >


August 24, 2016 | humor, video technology | | Comments

How Not To Do Green Screen

How Not to Do Green Screen.This humorous approach may not work the way they expect. Can you tell what will happen when it gets to post?... Keep reading >


August 9, 2016 | video technology | | Comments

First Color Videotape 1958

See the first color videotape recording which shows President Dwight Eisenhower. Discover the early tape formats.... Keep reading >


Turn A Single JPEG Into An Animated GIF – Plotagraphs

Plotagraphs are moving photographs edited in a photo animation software called Plotagraph Pro. This is an interesting online photography tool that can turn any still image into an animation called a Plotagraph. This can be either an animated GIF or a video file. ... Keep reading >


The Last VCR

The last VCR will be manufactured July 2016 by the Funai company. The VCR created a revolution in how we watch TV and video.... Keep reading >



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