Advertising revenue is down, newspapers are struggling and as the economy takes a downturn production costs are up, at the same time online readership and revenue continue to rise. So what's the answer? Go where the eyes are. Whether you are writing, taking pictures, shooting video or recording audio you can build communities with your content. But only if you take it online. Three years ago … [Read more...] about Video For The Web
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
"From 24 to 26 September 2008, thousands of creative minds from all over the world will come together in Amsterdam for the third PICNIC. ..." So how does one particular creative mind get to this kind of event on a budget? It looks huge, expensive dripping with free bars and full colour laser projection backdrops. Yes, I am talking about me... I am just putting my feelers out there at the moment … [Read more...] about PICNIC'08 – A meeting of creative minds.