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Meet Spike: The Robot Videographer (Video)


Meet Spike: The Robot Videographer (Video)
Now that high speed video is becoming ever more accessible, and amazing picture quality can be achieved by just about anyone, high end production houses have to be more creative if they want to catch the eyes of potential clients. The Marmalade, a production company based out of Germany, has created an amazing new piece of technology called Spike. Spike is a camera motion control robot designed for use with high speed cameras.

Let's Make a Time-Lapse Video!


Let's Make a Time-Lapse Video!
If you spend much time on Twitter or the blogosphere, you've probably noticed the extreme number of time-lapse videos that are going viral around the web. What's the deal with their sudden popularity? I chalk it up to a number of factors. The first is that modern digital cameras can shoot time-lapse photos without a need for an external control device. Second is the recent popularity of compact camera sliders. Third is the fact that HDR (high dynamic range) photography is easier than ever to accomplish. Finally, the nature of the internet dictates that once a number of these videos goes viral, more and more people will jump on board.