Taking a few simple steps to improve the quality of your calls, most of which can be done for free, lifts you above everyone else’s expectations.
So, you're thinking about using your phone or tablet as a webcam. You've probably got a cable. We hope you've got Camo. And maybe you need a mount or a stand. I bought just about every type of stand on the market, and even tried constructing some makeshift ones from things I had around the house. In this guide, I'm going to run through which ones might work for you, and why.
Many of us feel some amount of apprehension about creating online videos of ourselves, particularly when they’re live. We don’t want to be confronted with our own image: it doesn’t feel professional enough, it creates Zoom fatigue, and makes us scrutinise our own flaws. But curated online video can also give us control, perhaps more control than we have ever had, over the way we present ourselves to others.
Want to get better lighting on your content or Zoom calls, but aren't sure where to start? We take a look at a some of the most popular lights and offer tips for capturing well-lit, pro-level video.
Thinking about upgrading your webcam, but not sure where to start? We put four pro camera options to the test.
Unless you’re working in a recording studio or alone in a remote, undisclosed location, chances are good that the air around you is a confusion of soundwaves that degrades the quality of the sound you capture in your online meetings, streams and content. In this guide, we'll examine the historical limitations of most built-in microphones, offer practical tips for improving the acoustic quality of your workspace, and then recommend some microphones that will help you deliver the best sound for your specific environment and needs.
Making the step up from a webcam to a full-featured camera can be daunting. Let’s run through the steps you'll need to take to begin streaming or recording amazing video using your mirrorless or DSLR camera.
There are no good webcams. Why? And what can we use instead? This article compares the most popular webcam options (such as the Brio, the Kiyo, and the C920) to better alternatives.
It’s hard to overstate the importance of eye contact in communication. In many ways, it’s a visual handshake that lasts throughout a conversation or encounter, first conveying openness and confidence, and then attentiveness and understanding. In this article, we’ll examine some practical ways to improve your level of eye contact in online meetings, videos, or streams, and then look at a couple of the technological assists that are available to those who want to take their online game a step further.
Want to use your Android phone as a webcam? Camo can do it for you, while also giving you tools to improve, frame and perfect your picture. Best of all, it’s quick, easy and free.
Our detailed quality comparison and benchmark of image quality between common webcams, iPhone cameras, and DSLRs.
We've put together a guide to walk you through using Shortcuts on iOS to get the most out of Camo, so your iPhone can switch between personal phone and webcam smoothly.
Want to use your iPhone as a webcam? The good news is it’s quick, easy, and free to do just that. In this article, we're outlining the two best ways to start using your iPhone as a webcam today.
If you run Camo on a dedicated iPhone, rather than the phone you use day-to-day, you can set up ‘Single App mode’ to make running Camo quicker - just click the home button and you’re sorted!
You need to join a video call, but you don’t have a webcam, your webcam’s broken, or Amazon’s out of stock. What to do? This guide will take you through a number of different ways to improvise a home-made DIY webcam using things you might already have.
Having webcam issues and need to fix it for your video call? This guide walks you through fixes for internal and external webcams on Windows and Mac computers.
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