A Super Carry-Everywhere Camera, the Leica D-Lux 4

The Leica D-Lux 4 is a honey of a travel camera, small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, sturdily made, equipped with a Summicron f/2 lens, 4x zoom, and image stabilization.  My wife and I just returned from a trip to Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam.  I took Continue Reading

How to Make a How-To Video With Very Little Editing

Film someone doing something, then later lay down a sound track to explain what they’re doing.  You can make a great how-to video with very little editing.  Here’s how: First, get permission from the person or persons you’re filming, and be sure to get names so that you can credit Continue Reading

A Quick Video Solution: Point and Shoot Camera Plus Olympus LS-10

I shot the video below yesterday, with a point and shoot camera (Leica D-Lux4), and recorded the music with an Olympus LS-10 digital handheld recorder.  I used Cyberlink PowerDirector to edit the show.  I could just as easily have used Windows Movie Maker. My camera and digital sound recorder fit Continue Reading