Why the Sony ZV-1 is the best vlogging camera today

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There are many vlogging cameras available for aspiring vloggers today. They can be as compact as the GoPro Hero 9, as robust as a Canon EOS 1D, or as simple as your camera phone. Their budget also ranges from hundreds of dollars to thousands. And while it’s nice to have a high-end camera, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the settings. According to avid photographer Vijaya Prakash Boggala, an excellent vlogging camera should take care of the basics and make vlogging easier. This is why he thinks that the Sony ZV-1 is the best vlogging camera today.

For around $800, you are getting a lot out of the ZV-1. The most obvious feature is its size. Weighing just over half a pound, and with its compact design, the camera can fit into most pockets, ideal for instant vlogging anywhere. Its screen also flips to the side instead of the top, allowing for easier mounting of accessories like microphones. Do keep in mind that its built-in microphones are already good.

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Another great feature of the ZV-1 that very few cameras have is its insanely quick autofocus. Its real-time eye autofocus locks on to the target as quickly as .03 seconds. And for indoor content creators who like to feature products in front of cameras, its product focus feature allows the camera to instantly focus on any object brought nearer to the camera.

As if those weren’t enough features already, the Sony ZV-1 also has built-in image stabilization and active background blur at the touch of a button. Vijaya Prakash Boggala claims that while this camera may not have all the power and capability of high-end vlogging cameras, he believes that the ZV-1 has everything a vlogger needs.

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Australian Open in quarantine: The praise, frustration, and requests of pro players

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Among all the countries in the world, Australia is doing an exemplary job in controlling the COVID-19 situation. Locals and travelers are required to adhere to health and safety protocols without exemption whatsoever. For some professional tennis players, the strict implementation of quarantine protocols has become a headache.

The Australian Open is the Grand Slam that signals the new season. Pre-COVID times allowed the Grand Slam to welcome hundreds of thousands of spectators, shares Vijaya Prakash Boggala. For this year, the Australian government revealed that a crowd of 30,000 is allowed to watch live tennis. Professional tennis players praised the health and safety standard the country has achieved since the beginning of the pandemic. With less than a thousand deaths, Australia is truly a country worth learning from.

Professional tennis players from all over the world were required to undergo strict 14-day quarantine when passengers from their aircrafts tested positive for the virus. World no. 1 Novak Djokovic was quick to complain about the quarantine requirement by the organizers and the government, requesting that pro players get transferred to housing with tennis courts, better food, and lesser days in isolation. Following his comments, Australian tennis start Nick Krygios took to Twitter his disdain for the Serbian top player, says Vijaya Prakash Boggala.

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Spanish top player Rafael Nadal and world no. 2 was quick to praise the organizers and the government for trying to control the situation. Having come from a country that has recorded 3 million COVID cases since the start of the pandemic, Nadal congratulated the Australia and mentioned that the country is an amazing example.

Vijaya Prakash Boggala writes medical abstracts and has contributed to the 2011 article “A mortal case of moonshine.” In his downtime, he enjoys watching live sports such as tennis, basketball, and cricket. To read more from Vijaya Prakash Boggala, visit this page.

Tips for adults who are learning how to paint

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Because of the pandemic, people are forced to stay inside their homes as much as they could. This has led to adults leaning toward all sorts of hobbies like learning how to cook, how to play an instrument, or learning how to draw. Similar to the last hobby, adults may have also taken up a paintbrush and started painting again or for the very first time. As one of the most evocative art forms available to all, painting can help one get through these rough times, according to avid painter Vijaya Prakash Boggala. If it’s your first time to paint, here are some tips for you to learn a lot faster.

Get comfortable
Being comfortable helps make the painting experience more conducive. This could mean relocating your painting area to a quiet place with ample lighting, wearing something comfortable, and making use of a proper easel to not strain your neck.

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Find your preference
There are dozens of painting styles people can choose to study. From Pollock’s messy drip technique to Picasso’s cubism, or the dreamlike imagery of Chagall, finding one you like best is a good way of molding your sensibility. According to Vijaya Prakash Boggala, imitating your favorite artist is a great way of learning your artistic identity later on.

Paint from life
If the focus of your painting is photorealistic paintings, it is best to paint real-life objects instead of focusing on a 2d image. Pictures are flat, but real objects can teach you how to interpret three-dimensionality. It’s less trial-and-error and more learning from what you see. And, once you learn certain principles, you can easily apply it to other objects.

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What fans can expect from the Lake Show post-NBA 2020 title

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The purple and the gold bagged this year’s championship. With Kobe’s example and LeBron James and Anthony Davis’ revelation of a leadership, the Lakers displayed a one-for-all attitude throughout the run that led them to the title.

Many have noticed that the dynamics between LeBron and AD were reminiscent of Shaq and Kobe’s golden years as Lakers greats, says live sports fan Vijaya Prakash Boggala. While fans are expecting more of the team’s success in the coming seasons, there are a number of factors that might prevent the triumph from happening again. Anthony Davis keeping his jersey for the next few seasons is a sure thing, yes. But what Davis and his agent are uncertain about is how his contract will look like in the future.

The championship team is composed of a few free agents who are likely to stay with the Lakers given everything that is happening in the league. Rajon Rondo, JaVale McGee, Avery Bradley, and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope have comfortable salaries now which should keep them from going to free agency. But, according to VIjaya Prakash Boggala, should a couple of the free agents in the team decide to sign with other teams, the Lakers can upgrade and turn the roster into something that reflects this year’s success.

Until the 2021-2022 season, LeBron James stays under contract with the Lakers. This season saw LeBron play the shortest time on court, with a career low of 36.3 minutes in the playoff and 34.6 each game in the regular season. Regardless of having a few dry seasons, Lakers will remain an attractive team for excellent players.

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Vijaya Prakash Boggala writes medical abstracts for published medical literature. He enjoys watching cricket, tennis, and basketball, and other live sports. For more updates from Vijaya Prakash Boggala, head over to this page.

Andy Murray: Career, health, and the pursuit of championships

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Tennis has produced the world’s best champions and continues to develop talent for the next generations to come. One of the sport’s greatest conquerors is Andy Murray: a formidable opponent to his peers and an incredible example for the young ones to follow.

According to Vijaya Prakash Boggala, every tennis fan maintains a certain amount of respect for the Big Four of men’s tennis, composed of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray. From 2008 to the 2010s, these four exemplary men dominated the biggest tennis stages and have shared amongst themselves singles titles as if they’re the only four players qualified to lift trophies. While Djokovic, Nadal, and Federer still play at the highest level of the sport even after undergoing surgeries, Murray has fallen out of the rankings.

Murray is not done and out, as many are quick to think. With 46 singles titles, 3 Grand Slams, 14 Masters 1000 Series titles, two Olympic gold medals, and an ATP Finals title, Murray can rest easy knowing he has done a lot for his career. However, his pursuit of championships is still evident, especially after winning the first round in the 2020 US Open from two sets down.

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Following a major hip surgery, Andy Murray may not be winning as many titles as before. However, he has proven time and time again that he deserves a spot in the sport’s most incredible arenas, notes tennis fan Vijaya Prakash Boggala.

Vijaya Prakash Boggala writes medical abstracts for published medical literature and have contributed to a study titled “A mortal case of moonshine,” published in 2011. In his spare time, he enjoys watching live sports such as tennis, cricket, and basketball. Subscribe to this blog for more tennis updates.

How painting helps with COVID-19 anxiety

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News of daily infection and mortality rates plus the months of social isolation will take a toll on anyone during the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts believe that after the very real issue of infection by this new virus, a mental health crisis will soon follow. To mitigate the stress and anxiety brought on by recent events, people should take art therapy and learn painting, says Vijaya Prakash Boggala.
Painting and art therapy, in general, offer a lot of benefits for mental health. Painting can help one recover self-esteem – something that might be in short supply as the thought of sickness and mortality confront us on a daily basis during this difficult time. By creating a work of art, you’ll see your life as something valuable despite what the statistics we see on the news might signify.

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Self-quarantine will actually give many of us opportunities to confront and be challenged by our own emotions. When this happens, an outlet like painting, will allow us to process these complex feelings and resolve them. Painting will provide us with an avenue of self-discovery like other fields of art.
Of course, discovering emotions is different from releasing their pent-up energies. Since painting is a mode of self-expression, we are converting the chaos in our chests or our heads and clarifying them. This helps us regain balance and composure in the face of uncertainty.
Finally creating art allows us to relieve stress. It makes us feel productive even though we might perceive self-quarantine and social isolation as traps. Painting helps us relax and make beautiful things that help us look forward to brighter days, explains Vijaya Prakash Boggala.

Vijaya Prakash Boggala writes medical abstracts. He also enjoys a variety of arts and DIY projects. Head over to this blog for similar reads.

How are tennis stars coping with COVID-19

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COVID-19 has affected the world in ways that no one could have predicted. For an illness that’s known to attack people with weaker health aggressively, it’s surprising to see even professional athletes getting it. This is why, for the sake of everyone’s health, most public events like matches, press conferences, and exhibition games have been canceled. Even a sport like tennis where players are often more than six feet away from each other has been had their live events canceled. According to Vijaya Prakash Boggala, this is to ensure the safety of the audience and the staff tending to the venue, the game, and the players.

It came as a shock to the world of tennis hearing that the world’s number one tennis player, Novak Djokovic, tested positive for COVID-19. Both Djokovic and his wife both tested positive after arriving in Belgrade to get tested. Thankfully, their children tested negative for the virus, and Djokovic is not showing any of the symptoms. He believes he and his wife contracted the disease while they were on tour, helping establish up and coming tennis players from South Eastern Europe. The philanthropic idea was to help raise funds and awareness for these amazing talents.

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Meanwhile, with the ATP Tour put on hold, several tennis stars have done their part to help the community combat the epidemic, according to Vijaya Prakash Boggala. Juan Sebastian Cabal has launched an initiative to help some of the most vulnerable people in his hometown of Cali, Colombia. Juan Martin del Porto has donated the shoes he wore in his 2013 Wimbledon semi-finals match against Djokovic to a charity auction that supported the Ramon Santamarina Hospital in Tandil, Argentina.

<ahref=”https://twitter.com/vpboggala”>Vijaya Prakash Boggalahas written a number of medical abstracts for scholarly journals. An artisan at heart, he also enjoys the arts and is particularly fond of DIY projects, as well as sports. More on Vijaya’s sports interests here.

Why photography is a great pastime during the pandemic

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A large portion of America is following strict stay at home orders, social distancing etiquette, and self-isolating in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This has been their situation for the past few months and a lot of Americans are stressed out with the situation and their newfound time with little to do. This is why amateur photographer Vijaya Prakash Boggala suggest photography as a pastime during the pandemic. Here are his reasons why.

Photography is mostly a solo adventure
Photography isn’t a team activity so you can safely go about and capture your neighborhood safely. It doesn’t break any social distancing issues unless you take an extreme close-up of someone else. In fact, you can go through an entire day of photography without even making human contact.

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Unique subjects
What makes today’s outdoors a lot more unique is the fact that there are less people out than normal. This can create unique photography moments. Imagine that street corner that’s always filled with pedestrians? What does it look like now? All around the world, photographers are sharing their work, showing what their world is now. These shots may be a once in a lifetime opportunity given that this occurrence has never been experienced before.

Good exercise
People who are stuck at home often end up doing the same routine exercises to stay in shape. But if you want to have some Vitamin D and give your body a bit of a workout safely, then cityscape and landscape photography is the way to go. According to Vijaya Prakash Boggala, photography lets us to move around to get new perspectives, see things differently, and forces us to move, which in itself is good exercise.

Vijaya Prakash Boggalahas written a number of medical abstracts for scholarly journals. An artisan at heart, he also enjoys the arts and is particularly fond of DIY projects. More on Vijaya’s work and interests here.

Why photography is a great pastime during the pandemic

A large portion of America is following strict stay at home orders, social distancing etiquette, and self-isolating in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This has been their situation for the past few months and a lot of Americans are stressed out with the situation and their newfound time with little to do. This is why amateur photographer Vijaya Prakash Boggala suggest photography as a pastime during the pandemic. Here are his reasons why.

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Photography is mostly a solo adventure
Photography isn’t a team activity so you can safely go about and capture your neighborhood safely. It doesn’t break any social distancing issues unless you take an extreme close-up of someone else. In fact, you can go through an entire day of photography without even making human contact.

Image source: usatoday.com

Unique subjects
What makes today’s outdoors a lot more unique is the fact that there are less people out than normal. This can create unique photography moments. Imagine that street corner that’s always filled with pedestrians? What does it look like now? All around the world, photographers are sharing their work, showing what their world is now. These shots may be a once in a lifetime opportunity given that this occurrence has never been experienced before.

Good exercise
People who are stuck at home often end up doing the same routine exercises to stay in shape. But if you want to have some Vitamin D and give your body a bit of a workout safely, then cityscape and landscape photography is the way to go. According to Vijaya Prakash Boggala, photography lets us to move around to get new perspectives, see things differently, and forces us to move, which in itself is good exercise.

Vijaya Prakash Boggalahas written a number of medical abstracts for scholarly journals. An artisan at heart, he also enjoys the arts and is particularly fond of DIY projects. More on Vijaya’s work and interests here.

ATP stars play on digital center court amidst COVID-19

Rafael Nadal has faced many challenges both in his professional tennis career and in life, overcoming all of them like the champ that he is. For a person of his stature, it’s hard to believe that there is one thing he fumbles with: technology.

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Instagram Live has become an entertainment outlet for stars to uplift the spirits of their fans while they stay at home as they do their part in flattening the curve. Nadal enlisted the help of his good mates and two of the greatest tennis players of all time, Roger Federer and Andy Murray, for an Instagram Live session. A fan of tennis and the players, Vijaya Prakash Boggala shares it took Rafa a good few minutes before he could get the session going.

Nadal’s live session with Federer was a display of their undeniable brotherhood, as they caught up with each other with questions about their families and everyday activities. Nadal was quick to ask about Federer’s post knee surgery recovery. The Swiss shared that the first six weeks of the surgery were quick and pleasant, but the succeeding ones are proving to be slow due to the quarantine.

Vijaya Prakash Boggala says Murray took Federer’s spot when the Swiss bade adieu. The Scot shared with Rafa that his hip surgery went well and that the toughest thing he’s facing now is homeschooling his youngsters. Before the Spaniard got to work his Instagram Live session, Murray wrote, “He can win 52 French Opens, but not work Instagram.” They surely know how to tease the fans with their friendship.

Vijaya Prakash Boggal wrotes medical abstracts and has contributed to the 2011 article “A mortal case of moonshine.” He enjoys watching tennis, cricket, basketball, and other live sports. For similar reads, head over to this blog.