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Tired of crappy video while on zoom or streaming?
Do you already have a better camera at home and want to use it as a webcam?
OBS or Open Broadcaster Software is a great FREE tool for streaming multiple devices or captures for FREE online without a monthly fee. It is a little bit of a learning curve. But there are tons of videos online to help you.
Check out any of these videos to get started:
OBS beginners guide
OBS and Spark O Cam set up
Using multiple Camera Angle in OBS
Use a USB-C chord or however you connect your camera to your computer. Plug it in and open Spark O Cam software. Make sure that you can see yourself in the software. Then open OBS software. Add your "webcam" or "spark o cam" camera to the list on the "display capture menu" options. Find your camera to add.
bonus on how to look and sound better
Use some other tools to give your zooms looking and sounding good!
Get this highly rated microphone from yeti for great pod-cast quality audio.
Want to look better? It's all about lighting. Don't do backlighting. Sit near a big open window for during the day conversations. For night meetings, use a video light or ring light.