Zoom, skype, facetime camera angle and clothing

Jun 12, 2020

None of wants to be that person on the Zoom call whose face is so dark no one can see us and the angle of the camera makes us look like a cartoon.  

Here are some quick tips about camera angle whether you are using a phone or a PC to connect to the internet.

The bottom line is that we don't want to be a distraction to the words that we are trying to share with those who are listening.  I was on a Zoom call and one of the speakers had his computer sitting on his lap and all we saw was a rather disturbing shot under his chin and nose.  It clearly made it difficult to take what he was saying seriously.

With a little preparation, you can avoid a few common mistakes.


Dr. Vance

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Zoom, skype, facetime lighting tips

Jun 02, 2020

Zoom and other forms of digital communication have now become a way of life for just about everyone and it looks like they are here to stay. 

Since all of us will be using these tools on a regular basis, this video gives you the tips and tricks to getting the right lighting for your video, whether you are indoors or outdoors.  

Why do we plan and prepare this way?  Is it just because we want to look good?  No, of course not.  It is because we want to most effectively communicate our message without distractions.


Dr Vance

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