Monday, July 30, 2012

Post Production Workflow: Ingest Video

Inputting video in the a digital video workflow.
Proper digital video input guarantees organization.
In a past blog, we discussed maintaining raw video source, today we’ll discuss a simplified digital video workflow. The digital video workflow is split into three basic components: input, editing and output. We’ll start by discussing input, which I believe to be the most important component of the workflow.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Video Assets Embedded in a Web Page

Deploy video on your website with Youtube.
Using YouTube to deploy video on your website.
Last week, in a blog entitled “HTML5 for Video Assets”, we discussed the most universal formats of video for deployment on the web. I wrote about HTML5, as it applies to video, and discussed the pros and cons of using it instead of what was once considered the most universal format for video on the web – Adobe® Flash®.

Monday, July 16, 2012

HTML5 for Your Video Clips

HTML5 video comes in many sizes and formats.
One size fits all is very hard to find.
Like most editors these days, I need to post video samples that are accessible to prospects. If you visit my video gallery page, you can find different samples of my work. Initially, all the video on my site was Flash video. At the time I uploaded the video, Flash seemed to be the most universal format for video. Unfortunately, Apple’s mobile devices such as iPhone and iPad do not support Flash.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Building Photo Panoramas in Photoshop

Creating panoramic photos in Photoshop
Creating panoramas from a series of stills.
Last week we explored using the iPhone to create panoramic photographs, this week we'll look at the process of building panoramas in greater detail. I started shooting panoramas in college, but in those days, the only way I had to stitch the photos together was with masking tape.

Monday, July 2, 2012

Panoramic Photos with Your iPhone

The 360 Panorama app on a iPhone
Creating a panoramic image on a iPhone
A few weeks ago we discussed using your iPhone to shoot video using a Steadicam. Today we'll be talking about another use for your Apple iPhone (or iPod Touch) - building panoramas.

For me, creating photographic panoramas has always been a passion, now I can do it using only an iPhone.