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The backdrop of the library looks better than my bookcase. Here my wife is using a popup Manfrotto screen backdrop to hide the rest of us when she is doing her video conferencing. The bookcase is very convincing, as a few have asked was she working in the library, or these shelves are a lot tidie...

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Sometimes things don't go according to plan. Over the 30 minute podcast the microphone stand gradually got lower and lower - we had to buy a new @rodemics one. This new one won't move. Seen here speeded up 2500x

My Shock mount screw broke So I needed a new shock mount. Many were very cheap and about the same quality as the one I had so I went for a Rode version I tried a Behringer C3 microphone in a new Rode shock mount but it would fit, which is a shame because the sound ball woprks welll with it and a...

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Rain stopped play. Really heavy rain. So Noisy that we could barely hear outsides speak. All the mics could do was pick up the rain. So we had to stop the video recording for a while and wait until the rain eased. Its not very often that this happens.

We had a couple of options here record a podcast or create a podcast and a video. We decided to go for the latter. Decisions have to be made, the best types of mic - opting for large condenser mics with pop fileter and muffling screen to get rid of all the ambient noise. Setting up the green scre...

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The reason why you need to carry a camera around with you and not a phone. The phone recorded some dots but the camera did so much better.

Creating lessons for Articulate.xyz. Using a Manfrotto panoramic backgroud so that the two cameras one side on and one front on can see my mouth movements as I say words. This is so much easier than having to have two green screens at 90 degrees.

From a large 50 inch screen on the
laptop, to a 32 inch screen with a 22 inch Cintiq tablet,
two blackmagic cameras and an elmo visualizer
monitored on a Shogun inferno. Two Blackmagic
ATEMs and a Stream Deck out of sho.tAs some
describe it looks like mission control or something out
of star trek.

It seems essential these days that every business seems to need a 3D printer - to make those little but expensive extra bits to hold some thing on or up. The ATEMs that we use have risers for the cables, the gimbal has an addon to hold some wires in place. Each piece needs to be designed - we use...

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