1. Bussines Focus - July 2010

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    Business Focus Hosted By: Donna Miller - Reston Chamber of Commerce Special Guests: Dean Xenos Matthew Brenan Mark Ingrao William Byers www.RestonChamber.org July 2010

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    • a flight of fancy...

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      Spring a has sprung here in Southern California and this is a collection of clips shot around town. I still love my Sony Z1u camera and I'm mixing the .M2t files with the Canon EOS 7D .MOV files. This is the test results. Shortly, I will do one with the Sony EX1. It is good to see how these files render so well together. The music used was from the Digitaljuice library of stacktraxx cinematic scores.

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      • Canon EOS 7D Camera Test

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        Canon EOS 7D Camera Test, handheld with not color grading.

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        • Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 2009

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          Sample quick test shots of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. All shots were hand held using the Caonon EOS 7D.

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          • Behind the Scene Shooting a USC PSA

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            Behind the Sences Shooting a USC PSA for A Better LA. I shot this with a Panasonic 100A.

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            • A Day at the Beach, Newport California

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              Located on the coast in the center of Orange County, the city of Newport Beach has exceptional shopping facilities and a vibrant business community. It is home to Newport Bay which houses more than 9,000 boats of all types within the 21-square-mile harbor area. Between the bay area and the city’s eight miles of beach, Newport Beach offers outstanding fishing, swimming, surfing, and a multitude of aquatic sports activities. Other attractions in the city include the Orange County Museum of Art, Balboa Peninsula (featuring body-boarding hot-spot The Wedge) and Corona del Mar State Beach. Shot, edited and produced by: William Byers

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              • The History of the Mayan Culture

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                The Maya are probably the best-known of the classical civilizations of Mesoamerica. Mayan history starts in the Yucatan around 2600 B.C., Mayan history rose to prominence around A.D. 250 in present-day southern Mexico, Guatemala, western Honduras, El Salvador, and northern Belize. Building on the inherited inventions and ideas of earlier civilizations such as the Olmec, the Maya developed astronomy, calendrical systems and hieroglyphic writing. The Maya were noted as well for elaborate and highly decorated ceremonial architecture, including temple-pyramids, palaces and observatories, all built without metal tools. Mayan history shows that they were also skilled farmers, clearing large sections of tropical rain forest and, where groundwater was scarce, building sizeable underground reservoirs for the storage of rainwater. The Maya were equally skilled as weavers and potters, and cleared routes through jungles and swamps to foster extensive trade networks with distant peoples. Many people believe that the ancestors of the Maya crossed the Bering Strait at least 20,000 years ago. They were nomadic hunter-gatherers. Evidence of settled habitation in Mexico is found in the Archaic period 5000-1500 BC - corn cultivation, basic pottery and stone tools. The first true civilization was established with the rise of the Olmecs in the Pre-Classic period 1500 BC -300 AD. The Olmecs settled on the Gulf Coast, and little is known about them. They are regarded as the inventors of many aspects of Meso-American cultures including the first calendar and hieroglyphic writing in the Western hemisphere. Archeologists have not settled the relationship between the Olmecs and the Maya, and it is a mystery whether the Maya were their descendants, trading partners, or had another relationship, that is white place in Mayan history. It is agreed that the Maya developed a complex calendar and the most elaborate form of hieroglyphics in America, both based on the Olmec's versions. Produced and Directed by: William Byers Narration By: Mark Adams Shot adn Edited by: William Byers

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                • Memorial Day Cookout

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                  Memorial Day Cookout 2009, cooking ribs and chicken on the old Bar b. It was a great day to cooking outside.

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