Monday, April 6, 2009

Video, Take 1

Thought I'd have a go at doing a video entry for my blog. Let me know if you'd like to see more stuff like this.

11 comments:

Kimmer said...

Ivy and I loved your Vlog! :) Too fun.
(The sound was coming faster than the picture for me...is it my computer or yours?)

The Dan Ward said...

Thanks! It's probably my camera - I'll have to play around with the settings or something...

Eileen said...

I love it! (likewise for me, the sound came faster than the pic, but it didn't bother me)

Dad said...

I think it's great! You could have a future on 60 Minutes and you're a deadringer for sounding like a young Andy Rooney. Good job! Dad

Eric said...

Uhhh...can I get a transcript of that?
Just kidding. Good stuff, and good to see you.

Deb said...

OH, I <3 it Dan! It's so nice to see you .....
Great fun!

Gabe said...

Very awesome man! I thought it was very well done. Was this mostly extemperaneous or did you have to plan it out? I vote for much planning, right!

I think the technical weirdness is a result of Blogger's video hosting platform (as is youtube and the rest). Something to do with the way they compress the sound and image so they can stream it.

JafaBrit's Art said...

No matter where you are though, you wear RED, you must like RED, you see I noticed that uh huh!
That was fun.

I was just at my reading club and and the subject of graphic novels came up and how many of their grandchildren are preferring to read or should I say view them.

AISI I can't c txt going away, but how much and how, yes, it seems attn spans R shortA and 1 must wrt n actve voiC and n buliT 4m/tlkn point 4mat.
2B or nt 2 B, dats d Q

gdby frm JafaBrit

The Dan Ward said...

@Gabe - yeah, it was mostly off the cuff, with a few parts kinda planned out.

I haven't figured out what caused the audio/video disconnect. Probably at least partly my webcam, and partly Google's compression & processing approach.

I'll poke around and see what options I have for avoiding looking like I'm in a dubbed kung fu movie. :)

Steve Behm said...

Nicely done, Dan. Your delivery reminded me of Alton Brown, except he gets a little more excited and silly than you did. I know you'll take the comparison as a compliment - he's very entertaining.

Now, if I can download your vlogs to my iPhone, I can go running and it will be like you're right there with me. Please start producing daily 35-minute clips that are both interesting and motivational. Thanks!

Passante said...

Your former editor here: So far, I like your writing better! But knowing you, the video will be fabulous before long.