What’s in my bag? Multi camera live streaming.

What’s in my bag? Multi camera live streaming.

I’ve had one or two people ask about my kit for live production work: i.e. what cameras, switcher, monitoring, encoder, converters, etc, I use on a typical multi camera live streaming or live recording gig. As always, the answer’s not entirely straight...
Vertical video – the ‘Marmite’ aspect ratio

Vertical video – the ‘Marmite’ aspect ratio

These days, the sight of a 16:9 video player, which is carved into three, with only the middle section showing viewable content in vertical format, is common. So common in fact, that many viewers probably don’t consciously notice it any more. The tendency for amateur...
Mobility

Mobility

The pitfalls of designing web pages on desktop platforms, in the mobile age. Over the last few days I’ve been putting together a website for a small theatre company, who are taking a production of John Godber’s Bouncers on tour later this year. Nothing...