So here is what the fuss is all about. Finally a low cost hand held HD video camera with a microphone input. I'm yet to get my hands on a Kodak Zi8 for a proper test but I had a quick fondle for a couple of minutes behind the Kodak stand with Jenny Cisney at NYC 140 Conference. In the dark shadowy corner I shot this very quick video in 720p as the SD card I had to hand was not high speed and … [Read more...] about Kodak Zi8 1080p HD Video Camera
The other week while on assignment at Reuters with @sizemore, I was talking to @ilicco about how the more kit i try to juggle the more diluted the content can become. I was sat at the front of an almost exciting talk from the FSA with laptop, iPhone, N95, Kodak Zi6 and a pocket camera. Back in my bag was a pro Nikon SLR, an audio recorder and yet another laptop.This is the burden of the blogger. … [Read more...] about Multi-Multimedia
On more than one occasion, while out and about taking photographs, (mainly in London) I've been stopped for having a camera round my neck and looking like I might be about to take a picture. Yup, that's all it seems to take now-a-days to raise the suspicions of some underpaid private security guard. Just be out and about minding your own photographic business, perhaps dangerously close to the … [Read more...] about Do I look like a terrorist?
Whilst in Edinburgh last week I found myself running low on mobile phone power. A friendly German couple in a phone shop on Home Street kindly let me charge it behind their counter whilst i was out and about. I had one of those weird heads on when you tend to see a picture in everything and wished i had taken my camera out with me. On returning to the shop i sparked up a conversation on … [Read more...] about Pocket Photography