Multi-cam views during Skype or Facetime piano lessons

Arioso7's Blog (Shirley Kirsten)

I’m now a three-time Logitech webcam user with a long range panoramic capability and two close-up keyboard views, (including an overhead) that’s a mouse tap away. For trill and ornament demonstrations, I highlight the second or third LOGITECH option listed on my Preferences window and can easily switch back to the longer range image with another click. (first view) The FULL SCREEN option is recommended.

NOTE: Since my iMac upgrade to MAVERICKS, I use the HDC920HD1080 webcams.

To add more than one web cam view to the mix, I downloaded the Manycam program to my iMac. (It’s FREE)

For Panorama: C920HD1080 (Place cam on end block of piano, high treble side)
Close-up below: C920HD1080 (clipped to a music stand to the left of me)

LONGER side view of piano

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closeup camera 3  left of me
My Close-up cam sits on a music stand by specific marked placement. (You can see it in the photo showing the…

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About arioso7: Shirley Kirsten

International piano teacher by Skype, recording artist, composer, piano finder, freelance writer, film maker, story teller: Grad of the NYC HS of Performing Arts, Oberlin Conservatory, NYU (Master of Arts) Studies with Lillian Freundlich and Ena Bronstein; Master classes with Murray Perahia and Oxana Yablonskaya. Studios in BERKELEY and EL CERRITO, California; Member, Music Teachers Assoc. of California, MTAC; Distance learning and Skyped instruction with supplementary videos: SKYPE ID, shirleypiano1 Contact me at: OR or at FACEBOOK: Shirley Smith Kirsten, /shirley.kirsten TWITTER: Private fund-raising for non-profits as pianist--Public Speaking re: piano teaching and creative approaches
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