Flashback to my early DAYS teaching by SKYPE: (The Internal Camera view on the i Mac 21) At this point in my teaching ONLINE, I did NOT use an EXTERNAL WEBCAM. NOTE: Since my i Mac upgrade to MAVERICKS, I’ve been using the Logitech C920 HD1080p webcam.
(NOTE that the webcams will be listed as “HD Pro Webcam C920”) RECOMMENDED: USB Cable extensions afford flexibility with webcam placement.
NOTE: in the old days for a trill close-up I put the webcam on my crossed knee to give it elevation.
*** The most CURRENT set-up in my music room for Online Piano Lessons: A USB CONNECTED MIC can be used such as the YETI Blue: The Direction and Effect of Lighting on the Keyboard using a webcam (overhead view): https://arioso7.wordpress.com/2015/04/03/technology-as-a-valuable-piano-teaching-tool/ (With three students’ reviews of Online private piano lessons) https://arioso7.wordpress.com/2015/03/25/multiple-skype-call-recorder-playback-views-for-a-piano-lesson-j-c-bach-prelude-in-a-minor/ Miscellaneous: (HUMOR) https://arioso7.wordpress.com/2016/06/26/lights-camera-action-in-los-angeles/ https://arioso7.wordpress.com/2013/07/27/top-five-piano-by-skype-lesson-interruptions-videos/ https://arioso7.wordpress.com/2014/02/09/piano-lessons-by-skype-a-fur-st-for-two-furrry-friends/ https://arioso7.wordpress.com/2016/02/06/when-a-virtual-piano-student-becomes-a-reality/ OTHER, MISC.
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