Finally, a less annoying use of annotations on Youtube! The creators of the video below, produced by Nikon Asia, put those annoying pop up annotations to work as a way to make the video an interesting piece of interactive media. Featuring the dance crew, Morning Of Owl, the clip is a five minute long break dance session that was filmed using 9 different Nikon D750′s.
What sets this video apart from other multi-camera videos is that viewers can switch between all nine of the different camera perspectives at their own free will, simply by clicking on one of the camera icon annotations that appear throughout the clip. Upon clicking a new camera, the YouTube loader will automatically switch the perspective at the same time stamp where you left off.
It’s similar to a choose your own adventure story, only this one uses cameras, which of course makes it better. [Read more...]