Graduation Success!!!

The Graduation Ceremony 2012 was a great success. The planning started months ago and many people were involved to make the idea reality.

Behind every Graduation ceremony, there are the unsung heroes dressed in black that capture that one moment every graduate will go back to their DVD players and watch. They were the Mediazone crew, which included student Lab Assistants, student volunteers, special community volunteer, and freelancers. A small but dedicated team. There were two graduation ceremonies, one for the University of Nicosia and the second one for Intercollege, as well as the UNIC awards ceremony. We’d meet to break down the ceremonies as if they were missions and rehearse for both of them under the heat of the summer sun, so we’d be sure we were ready to stream live and record each graduate’s big emotional moments with their friends and family at the end, flawlessly no matter what.  This year this was accomplished for the first time in full HD! Continue reading

Identity Crisis! – Nokia 808 PureView

Am I a camera or a phone? Well these days people are calling these mega phones with mega mega pixel cameras, “camera phones”. Just to get the statistics out of the way, this camera phone has an incredible 41 megapixel camera with auto focus, face detection, geo tagging, self timer, digital zoom, Carl Zeis lens, image oversampling, lossless zoom and a 1280 or 720 pixels HD video recording capability.

I don’t want to mention the phone side of things, although  it is quite impressive with great connectivity and a Nokia bred Symbian OS, (to each their own), but instead I want to “focus” on the incredible camera. Continue reading