My last Video Interview in UK education - Clare Sealy on No More Marking

I am now retired from making videos on UK education - here is an extract from the last video Read more

The L4L courses site now has free easy access

My course http://l4lcourses.co.uk/enrol/index.php?id=5 - 'how to set up a cheap professional filming unit for schools' is now completely open Read more

Testing the SmallHD Focus monitor with my Sony A5100 camera

I have just bought a SmallHD Focus 5" Monitor for use with my smaller cameras - especially the point Read more

BETT 2018

Here's a quick video roundup of my impressions of this year's BETT. Every year I interview one or two people Read more

BETT 2018

This is one of a couple of posts I'll be doing about BETT 2018. This year I spent some time Read more

A Modest Proposal

Multimedia Resources by Teacher Communities Here is a modest proposal I'm making to DFE and the Chartered College of Teaching. Read more

Some advice for Teachers new to Twitter in the new term

Everyone seems to be writing a blog on different aspects of advice for new teachers. Here's some for a Read more

Getting ready to launch a Twitter broadcast season

BUILDING A STUDIO Over the last few months and years I've been testing and building a small TV studio to Read more

Update on Professional Video Streaming through Twitter

This morning I finally cracked it. Good Video and superb audio with camera switching. I have been working on Read more

Video livestreaming through Wirecast to Persicope and out to Twitter

After a 7 month break, I've been working on being able to make quick video posts out through Twitter Read more

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More Light – Portable Video Unit for Schools Course Taster

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This is a brief video showing how fill-in lighting can be useful in a video. I show the use of a cheap video light – the Neweer Vpad 150 dimmable light and also announce a new free course through L4L.

You can buy this light through the links below. Neewer® Vpad-150 144 Pieces LED Dimmable Ultra Thin Panel On-camera Video Light for Canon Nikon Pentax Olympus Samsung JVC DSLR Cameras DV Camcorders

You can sign up for the course (it’s free but only 40 places available) here: http://bit.ly/L4L_course_1

L4LTV – Programme 3 – a reminder

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I’m gearing up to make L4LTV – Programme 4. Here’s a reminder of the last programme released some time ago. I’m looking for new sponsors for the next 3 programmes launching in the spring. If your company is interested – get in touch.

Tom Sale’s presentation on the Exa Education Stand at BETT 2016

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Rode Pinmic long microphone test

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Excerpt: I have been looking for the ideal combination of small recorder and lavalier mic for professional broadcast over the web. I think I’ve found it in the Rode Pinmic long mic and the Tascam DR-10C. This combination + the Rode Micon 1 seems to be the ideal I’ve been looking for over the last few months. I shot the test video with separate sound to the Tascam via the Rode and post synched in Plural Eyes software. This will be my main interview mic for the forseeable future. Have a listen to the video below.

Rode Micon 1 – rode…

Brief example of audio quality from a small Tascam DR-10C

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Excellent little audio recorder I came across recently. It records to two levels – one slightly higher than the other in case someone suddenly starts shouting and you lose the take.

Click on image / text to get it here: PORTABLE RECORDER TASCAM DR-10CS MICROPHONE

MICS You can get these secondhand cheaper on ebay SENNHEISER ME 2-US Wireless systems Components for wireless systems