What About Periscope? [Review]

Periscope Review pt 1-01

Have you ever been experiencing something and you wished, "Wow, I wish my friends, family, and random strangers could experience this too!" Well now they can with Periscope. Periscope is a newer social media app focused on live streaming your experience and content to your followers via mobile camera. Since it's newer, it's worth taking a look at. This article will break down the app itself: What it does, what it does well, and what it does not so well. Let's dive in! ... Continue Reading

Youth Ministry Video Idea [Video]

If SIRI Was Your Mom Screener

The Daily Dot has a great article on YouTube that they posted for Mother's Day noting how Siri is a great tool but definitely comes off as a machine. While watching this video, I think that their is a great youth ministry video idea that the church technology ministry could parody off of this. Think about it, create a Siri recap video of a bunch of great moments from the year, a hilarious camp rules video that Siri miscommunicates, or simply a fun skit that leads into having a better ... Continue Reading

The Dangers of Selfie Sticks [Video]

The Dangers of Selfie Sticks PSA - SCREEN

Pizza Hut decided to put on a great little promotional about how selfie-sticks are getting in the way of us being able to focus solely on you in the selfie. The video is below and is a fun little jab at the whole concept of a selfie stick. But then this happened. I continued cruising through YouTube videos and found a group of 4 people reenacting a car singalong utilizing previously said selfie-stick which ends badly. The selfie-stick may not have directly caused the accident, but the humor ... Continue Reading

Van Gogh in 3D [Video]

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Being Dutch, I'm partial to famous painter Vincent van Gogh. His use of brush strokes and color is amazing and I could study his paintings for hours. But now, I can do even more than that. Animator Mackenzie Cauley has created a 3D video of Van Gogh's painting 'The Night Café' and it is stunning. ... Continue Reading

LEGO Star Destroyer Shattered at 1000 FPS [Video]

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I love Star Wars and I love LEGOS. So the fact that I have LEGO Star Wars sitting on my night stand at home is no surprise. That being said, for those that have the same love, what you are about to see may disturb you. I joke, but only in part. Here are the stats shared in the video: The LEGO Super Star Destroyer cost $800 It took 3 people 16 hours to construct The footage is filmed at 100 frames per second to maximize destruction. Now for the destruction (and tears). ... Continue Reading

Everything Is Awesome Is Real [Video]

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You may think you being Will Ferrell's character in the LEGO Movie is just a dream and you may be envious of KC Proctor as he posts a new LEGO photo on social media nearly every single day. But the truth is, there is a real person out there with a basement full of organized LEGOS and I am excited about it! ... Continue Reading

Behind the Scenes of a Video Edit [Video]

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I must admit I'm a video editing nerd. I love seeing raw footage shot coming together into a finished polished project. In this video I share what tools I used to create a video for my Pastor and the process I use for editing. For this project I used Final Cut Pro X, but the editing  principles apply to any non-linear editing system. ... Continue Reading