Monthly Archive: August 2013

How camera companies muck up their marketing efforts

How camera companies muck up their marketing efforts

They all build great cameras but only a couple excel at marketing – Readers story: “Marketing advice to Olympus, from a hobby photographer” by Mark Ryan Sallee | 43 Rumors. The writer of the linked story remarks that “micro 4/3ds” as a brand is unfortunate. “Micro” implies small while 4/3ds is a fraction and most people have minds that go...

Youtube introducing live streaming for users with >100 subscribers

Youtube introducing live streaming for users with >100 subscribers

Start live streaming if you have 100+ subscribers: All channels in good standing with at least a hundred subscribers will be able to live stream, within the next few weeks. Check your Account Features page for an “Enable” button, and click it if you’re interested. via YouTube Creator Blog: Investing in you: more tools to build your channels.

Kalahari Meerkats in 3D shot using GoPro Hero2 cameras

Kalahari Meerkats in 3D shot using GoPro Hero2 cameras

I finally saw the first episode of “Kalahari Meerkats in 3D” (may have different names in other markets).  You’ll catch glimpses of their 3D, person mounted, camera rig, which was transmitting its images live over the Internet, while filming the program. I could tell they had a very short interaxial lens spacing and went looking for information. Here’s the info...