: ' Video'

Video Oral History in 360°: The Ricoh Theta S Video Camera

First, to experience this post to the fullest extent, switch your browser to Chrome (for now), or watch the YouTube clip below on your smartphone using the YouTube mobile app.  Trust me, it is cool. We talk [...]

A Stitch in Time: Guide to Stitching Video Files

It is common now for a single oral history interview that was recorded on video to span multiple video data files. While I advocate maintaining these individual parts as the “master” files in your archival system, [...]

Stripping Audio from Video Interviews

So why would you possibly want to strip the audio from a beautiful video interview?  We do it at the Nunn Center, mainly, for transcription.  When we transcribe an interview (which means sending it out to [...]

Using a Shotgun Microphone for Video Interviewing

For my video interviews I have always preferred lapel microphones for capturing the audio.  In my short article “Microphone Strategies for Recording Video for Oral Histories” published on Oral History in the Digital Age my bias for the [...]

Informal Survey: Streaming Oral Histories

I am putting together a list of options for audio and video streaming oral histories and I am trying to get a sense for who is using what and if you are happy (with your streaming service). [...]

Audio for Video Oral Histories

Lately, I have been thinking a great deal about video, quality and affordability as I look for ways to achieve optimal video recording for affordable prices.  High quality cameras are affordable and easy to use now [...]