More Bad Video Editor Behavior

In my previous post I referred to the latest Windows Movie Maker program for Windows Vista has issues with frame accuracy. Well, here I present to you a very graphic demonstration (a screencast) of...

What is video? What is a video frame?

When we shoot video, we are actually taking pictures – 30 times per second. In video parlance, we shoot at 30 frames per second (fps). There are other frame rates that are used as well. Films ha...

Making Movies for YouTube

UPDATED 2-26-2014 Step #1 – Shooting your video: We’ll assume that you have already shot the video for your project. However, YouTube has some good resources for shooting video, using light...

Firewire

The word firewire is actually a term that Apple coined for the technical standard known as the IEEE1394 interface. Firewire, IEEE1394, and Sony’s iLink all refer to the same high-speed interface...

What to look for in a camcorder

Shopping for a camcorder in days past was not an easy experience, but there has been constant improvement in the quality of video that can be obtained. You won’t need the most expensive camera s...

Video Cameras

UPDATE – Most of what is in this article is out of date, but offers some historical perspective of where we’ve come from. Some DV/HDV cameras are still in service, but mostly in an environ...

How to generate a strong password

Using new media means using online resources. The more we use online resources, especially ones dealing with sensitive information like bank accounts and student data, the more we need to think about ...

How to buy electronic gear

When you need a technology gadget for your computer, or for creating digital media, where do you start? Well, we in Teaching and Learning Technologies recommend you start at Cnet reviews. Cnet is a te...