All too often not enough attention is given to camera angles in a video conference, and makes something that should feel natural, feel awkward.


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>>Amos: Do your video conferences feel natural? Does this feel natural? How about this? Does this feel natural? Who does this no one talks like this, if you answered no to those questions you’ve come to the right place.

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>>Amos: When setting up a video conference system people sometimes don’t give enough attention to camera angles.

>>Amos: High camera angles look down on the subject making them look weak and insignificant.

[buzz]

>>Amos: Low camera angles make the subject look imposing and make the person on the other end feel vulnerable.

[buzz]

>>Amos: An eye level camera angle allows everyone involved to connect with little to no psychological effect.

[ding]

>>Amos: If you have two displays, it’s even easier just sandwich the camera between the two displays at eye level.

>>Amos: Well, we hope you found value in this video, Here at Sidewalk Technologies we are really trying to make video conferencing feel natural, more like your in person. For more tips, tricks, and how-tos subscribe to out blog or subscribe to this channel for regular updates. Thanks for watching, peace.

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>>Amos: Imposing…

[laughter]

>>Ryan: Subconsciously they see me looking…

>>Amos: By the way dude this is weird.

>>Ryan: What makes this so weird?

[laughter]

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Amos Kittelson is owner/president of Sidewalk Technologies. He is passionate about his customers and their use of technology to communicate.