Plot 13 daytime camera

Just to compare the unconstrained camera and compression settings, I’ve done another SL vid using an unconstrained camera, but in a forced daylight setting. I also got silly with titles… Click to Play   As internet radio is playing, I can’t grant a full CC license on the production, but you can use the vid under a creative commons attribution license. Your tips, tricks and comments very welcome!

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Playing with my unconstrained camera

Click to Play CTL ALT D (or OPT CTL D) will open up two menus that don’t display by default in Second Life. In one of them – the Client menu – you have the option to Disable Camera Constraints. Do this and you open up the ability to leave your avatar in one place and go roaming incredibly far afield with your camera. It can not only save you from entering unsavoury places of…

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Photos from Second Life to Flickr – the low tech approach

Okay, my husband just saw the title of this and had a chuckle.  True, it’s not as if I’m going to use a pigeon, a piece of paper and a burnt stick — but in comparison to other methods, this one is pretty simple. As a Flickr addict who is becoming an SL addict, marrying my two addictions just makes sense.  All Flickr accounts can generate a unique email address to which the owner can…

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Testing various compressions

I’ve spent the weekend learning about video for the web and have been experimenting like a mad scientist with combinations of containers, codecs, file formats, aspect ratios, etc. in order to achieve the right balance between file size and quality. I’m using blip.tv for testing – here is a video embed from the blip.tv site — or you can view my Neotenousvid blip.tv page.   Click to Play The purpose of uploading these videos is…

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