Articles by Cliff Williams of Memories on Video
I intend to write a series of articles to provide an insight into the history of cine film and video tape from its origins right up to the present day to include DVDs and Blu-ray
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The first video recording machine was invented in the USA as long ago as 1951! but it was not until the 1970s that domestic video recorders became commonplace.
As I have told you elsewhere on this site, I first experienced video movie photography in 1984 whilst we were holidaying in The Gambia.
The Polaroid company was established in the middle of the 20th century by Edwin H. Land. His revolutionary invention ‘The Land camera’ was an instant success.
There were many fascinating prototypes introduced by various early pioneers, but it was in the early 20th Century that home movie making by amateurs became a realistic possibility.
Before long, we were asked to copy old audio recordings, which had originally been recorded on reel to reel tape recorders, which were very popular in the 1950s and 1960s.
TVs in 2K…..4K…..and coming up 8K……what does it all mean? – and how does it affect the services which we provide?
For as long as I can remember, families have recorded their history in moving pictures in the various ways described in my earlier article i.e putting down images on various media with the intention of having a PERMANENT record of ‘family memories’