Re: How do you vlog and why?
- I've checked our your work Mike and enjoy watching your videos.
It's amazing what kind of events and moments you can capture when you keep a camera handy.
Thanks for sharing!
--- In email@example.com, "mikemoon_ca" <mgmoon@...> wrote:
> I'm a personal video blogger. I blog aspects of my life for the enjoyment of myself, family and friends.
> I capture moments of events, thoughts, ideas and shit that happens.
> Why do I do it?
> For the pure entertainment. I shoot videos now, so when I get old, I can look back and remember. Even going back a couple years is a real hoot.
> I have used countless different camcorders to make the videos. Currently, I'm using a Kodak Playsport (under water capability) $100ish and a new iPod Touch ($200). Both camcorders are small and fit easily in my pocket.
> Because of the nature of my vlogs, having a camcorder with me all the time is important. I love that I can edit and produce the videos I create, right on the iPod Touch with iMovie app.
> Anyhow, that's what I'm using.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "theurbanreporter" <amani_c@> wrote:
> > Happy New Year group!
> > I've been off and on here for a few years. I started vlogging in 2006 and have done it primarily to share my media experiences, and video production knowledge.
> > There are so many different ways to produce a video these days. Pocket cams, webcams, HD prosumer cams just to mention a few.
> > I'm curious to know what equipment you use and what kind of challenges if any you have with your videos?
> > Thanks!
> > Amani Channel
> > http://www.myurbanreport.com
> > @urbanreporter
- On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 5:57 PM, theurbanreporter <amani_c@...> wrote:
>Yes, and a cold shoe mount on top for mounting the mic. One of the
> Great into. So the Sanyo Xacti has a mic input?
main reasons for its popularity as a blogging camera.
>I've been using a Kodak Zi8 since the Summer and love it. I've actually rigged it to work with a Sony lavaliere mic that was handed down to me when I worked in local news, but I also an Olympus ME-!5 lapel mic as well.I do too much moving and waving around in the lab to use a lapel mic.
I've got a wireless mic system for field interview use as well.
I also have a Zoom H1 mic for portable autonomous recording.
> Everything is getting so much smaller these days. I completely understand the time issue... Especially if you're doing any kind of serious editing.Indeed. I have been able to influence the direction of several major
> There really is branding/key influencer power that goes hand in hand with video blogging.
billion dollar corporations through the power of my blogs and