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My first Vlog entry is so interesting!

In the spirit of my past blog entires such as 'My first blog entry is more interesting than yours' and 'The infamous second blog entry' I felt it only fitting that my first video blog entry should be equally lame.

That way things can almost certainly get better from here on in. Enjoy (or not) - you'll be back I'm sure!

Just press the 'play' button to view the video. Not sure what it's like on dialup but works good on broadband.

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  1. Tell me more! Tell me more! I am hanging on your every word and will definitely tune in regularly to catch the next episode! Then - as your Mum, I haven't seen you since July'04, being in another state, so you could be speaking Chinese and I would tune in just to get to see you!

    I have played this 4 times, because I had to wait for that little blue line to finish loading, I realised - or hoped - as it kept stopping and starting, freezing your face into funny expressions, so I could only hope that I would get to hear the whole story! (perhaps it's because my broadband is on the lowest Easy Start plan at the moment with 56k modem speed, or is this normal?)I had to turn my speakers right up too and turn down the tellie!

    I was wondering if the screen area could be a bit bigger to fit your whole head or sit back a bit from the screen as when you get too close, it enlarges the features, mainly the nose?

    I see you are rugged up for the cold in your studio, and you looked quite decent - even the hair - no beanie.... but maybe a bit more colour in clothes, with some soft lighting, to give you a nice warm glow!! I don't know about these tech things, just suggestions, but I think it's great - will email the rellies to have alook! Have you got web cam for the Messenger and would it be as good as this, or is that only still pictures, if you don't have video facility?

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  2. Will certainly be back as it is nice to know what you a=have been up to during the day :)

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  3. The video probably would stop and start a bit on the lowest plan but it sounds like it was still watchable.

    I don't know about you're sound though. On this particular video I doubled the volume so I think maybe you need better speakers or should really have a good look at your sound settings. I can hear this video okay with only the volume turned half way up on all of our computers.

    I was sitting close to the camera cause I wanted it to seem like I was speaking up close and personal. In future videos I'll sit back a bit so my head doesn't get chopped off.

    It's very hard to get the lighting right too - particularly at night (when this was recorded) but I'm working on it. Working on the colour also but this looks washed out a bit because of the lights.

    If I was using messenger I'd use the same web cam - so the picture might be about the same, not sure how fluid the motion would be though - could be a bit choppy.

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