April 30, 2013 |
Ready for the evolution of the selfie? Vine announced it will support videos made using a smartphone's front-facing camera and that the Twitter-owned service will get a tad more social by allowing users to mention one another in their short video posts. The company announced the changes in a blog post , though the news spread more quickly thanks to a front-facing camera Vine post from Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey . People can post up to six seconds of video using the app, which lets them switch between the rear- and...
February 21, 2009 |
Q: DEAR TIM: I need to do a camera inspection of a concealed space in my home. I know doctors use tiny inspection cameras to see inside a body. Are there inspection cameras made for homeowners? Can I use one to inspect my sewer pipe that clogs periodically? -- Lori L., Tampa, Fla. A: DEAR LORI: Several digital inspection cameras on the market can help you do exactly what you're describing. The technology has been around for several years. Plumbers use inspection cameras to assess the condition of sewer pipes, saving the expense...
November 13, 2008
THE CONVOLUTED explanations given by the correctional officers in charge of a Prince George's County inmate who died in June have taken another turn toward the implausible. The officers who rushed into the cell of 19-year-old inmate Ronnie L. White were required to record their actions with a hand-held video camera. But, according to confidential reports obtained by The Post, the camera did not record the officers as they entered the cell or in the minutes that followed. Only after Mr. White was removed on a stretcher did the camera start...
February 1, 2009
Robert C. Broughton, 91, a camera effects artist for Walt Disney productions who worked on almost every Disney motion picture from "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" in 1937 to "The Black Hole" in 1979, died Jan. 19 at a nursing facility in Rochester, Minn. He had pneumonia. Mr. Broughton's job was to create spectacular effects in a subtle way, according to a profile on the Disney Legends Web site. By using color traveling matte composite cinematography, Broughton helped Dick Van Dyke dance with animated penguins in "Mary Poppins.
March 22, 2013 |
An Anne Arundel police officer assigned to a county high school has been suspended after authorities say he installed a hidden camera in a boy's bathroom. Police said a student found the camera on Wednesday in a top corner of the rest room at Glen Burnie High School on Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard. He told administrators that he felt "uncomfortable using the restroom as a result. " An investigation led to the officer, Anne Arundel County police said in a statement. They did not name...
March 15, 2011 |
Two visual styles emerge from the disasters in Japan. Flooding the Internet, arriving days after the massive earthquake and lethal tsunami, are immediate visions of horror, inundation, muck and destruction, filmed with a jerky, restless motion, with rapid shifts in focus and detail. A mix of morbid fascination and a strange sense of obligation — that it is our duty to watch— quickly send these videos viral, even as the story shifts to fear of nuclear meltdown and radiation leaks.