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360VLOG: Why your movie review probably isn’t Fair Use…

I’ve been threatening to shoot a video on this topic for a while. What better way to have a long boring chat about intellectual property than while dodging terrible traffic in Los Angeles? Here’s why your podcast or movie review probably isn’t really fair use.

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A new home for ‘Movies You May Have Missed’?

In 2009, three friends produced a movie review webseries called Movies You May Have Missed. It ran successfully for three years, but we were never able to host it on Youtube or monetize it.

We’re hoping VidMe can be a new home for this show. Is it possible to resurrect a long defunct webseries? That’s my experiment.

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I left my MCN. I’ve never been happier. The pitfalls of YouTube partnerships.

Feels like a huge weight has been lifted from my shoulders. This partnership was a terrible idea for my Youtube channel, but I’m free of it now, and I’m excited for the future of this channel! Let’s talk about the potential pitfalls for joining a Multi-Channel Network.

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360VLOG: A beautiful day in a park, and getting a new camera…

It’s a beautiful day, and I needed to get outside, get out of the studio, and see the sun. I’m about decided on what to do about my camera situation, so let’s chat about repairs and upgrades.
This video shot on the 2017 Gear 360, which failed at the end of this video. It’s still in BETA. Cut it some slack.
My camera died vlog https://youtu.be/m7n4eag08rM

I wrote a book! If you want to take your smartphone photography and video skills up a notch, you’ll want to read my book! ‘Take Better Photos: Smartphone Photography for Noobs!’ is now available – http://amzn.to/1LZMa52

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My Samsung Camera is DEAD, my lenses are useless, I’m bummed…

It’s dead Jim. I am without a camera, and replacing this busted shooter is a frustrating endeavor. Looks like it’s finally time to properly leave the Samsung NX system and start shopping a proper replacement…

I wrote a book! If you want to take your smartphone photography and video skills up a notch, you’ll want to read my book! ‘Take Better Photos: Smartphone Photography for Noobs!’ is now available – http://amzn.to/1LZMa52

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360VLOG in Times Square: Galaxy S8 Reactions, and the New Gear 360

We’re hard at working wrapping up our event coverage from Samsung UnPacked. We’ve got a collection of videos featuring the Galaxy S8 over on Pocketnow, but we also got a handy little 360 camera to play with. Here’s my first vlog from the NEW Gear 360!

I wrote a book! If you want to take your smartphone photography and video skills up a notch, you’ll want to read my book! ‘Take Better Photos: Smartphone Photography for Noobs!’ is now available – http://amzn.to/1LZMa52

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360VLOG: Gadget Lab 2.0 Office Tour! How I get work done!

I’ve been asked several times recently to chat about how I’ve set up my office to shoot YouTube videos. Thought this would be a fun opportunity to use the Insta360 Air again. At least the easiest way to shoot a video like this and not have to do a ton of editing… But I digress…

I wrote a book! If you want to take your smartphone photography and video skills up a notch, you’ll want to read my book! ‘Take Better Photos: Smartphone Photography for Noobs!’ is now available – http://amzn.to/1LZMa52
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VLOG: What is HEVC video and how can you upload it to Youtube?

As we improve video quality, file size get bigger fast. New methods of compression will help reign in that bloat, but whenever we switch formats, we should expect some teething pains. HEVC is a new codec for phones, but one we’ve been using for a couple of years now on cameras like the Samsung NX1. How can you edit or upload this video to Youtube? Let’s explain what H.265 is and what you can do with it!

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