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In the summer months it is warm enough and usually quiet enough to film outside in the Marquee. We can easily get several lights a backdrop or two and enough room to move the cameras back to get good angles on the subjects. It also offers us time to make different types of films.

Running an online class for the Womens Institute showing them how to improve their snaps to become portraits to remember and to cherish The @CanonUKandIE software is a brilliant way of showing this.

Improving lesson and screen presentations using our new @BenQ_UK RM6502K 65 inch interactive whiteboard with the @BMD_NewsUK Atem and Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras.

My @Blackmagic_News Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is 1 year old today. We have made over 150 educational videos together. Over the year it has acquired another identical camera for the video conferencing and general film making. We now have several zoom lenses for this and a collection of fast...

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Action shots are often regarded as sports or people, but sometimes getting in close on moving things can bring in a new whole series of action shots. Closeup action of what is going on inside can lead to some magnificent B roll.

Armed with a Microscope and a camera Adaptor the Canon 7Dmarkii was attached and with a good led light was taking movies under the microscope. Connected to an ATEM these images could be broadcast to my students so they could see under the microscope.

In these days of doing everything online, we managed to demonstrate Tunisian Crochet across @WebEx to members of the local Women's Institute. And using the cameras
@rodemics to hear the wool moving and the @Blackmagic_News #Atemminipro it was probably a more effective demonstration.

Workflow is the in word. How do you process the work as quickly and efficiently as possible. We are finding that with the more powerful laptop, three screens and several open apps on a portable table does the trick.

Canon have launched an new utility so my Canon 7D Markii can be used as a webcam. The thought of having a webcam with a 70-200mm f2.8 lens or even a Sigma 150-600mm lens is quite exciting.. Probably I will use the Sigma 18-35mm most of the time as this is best as a webcam in a small space


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