Radio-controlled drones have revolutionized the video industry. But after the United States government's use of drone technology in Iraq and Afghanistan, drones are under a huge legal and ethical microscope.
There’s the rule of thirds, rule of odds, the 180-degree rule, stay in focus, do matched action edits, move in - don’t zoom in; and the list goes on and on. Sometimes, however, it’s OK to break the rules, so long as you know what you know, what they are and why you’re breaking them.
Look at the news, sports or most any commercial and you’re seeing them: flying logos, animated shapes and eye-catching lower thirds appearing and vanishing. They convey information, beef up production value and create professional presentations. So why not put them to work for you?
Adding great audio to your video is an easy way to raise your production value. Foley sound brings details into your mix to make your video sound more professional. We show you how to create footsteps, clothing rustle, breathing, and unique barn door sounds. With some ordinary items as props, you can create some extraordinary sound for your next project.
Many of Videomaker’s forum members use the Zoom H2 in their productions with great success, but now their will be pleased to know that Zoom will be introducing a new addition to their portable recorders, the Zoom H6.
Road trips for the annual family vacation might give some people thoughts of the horrors of a Griswold Family Vacation, but if you plan how you record it, you can come back with a great fun video to share.
We took the JVC GC-PX100 into various shooting environments to test its high-speed frame rates, autofocus, detail, moire, rolling shutter, low light capabilities, dynamic range, color, saturation, and image stablization.
Great video is just the beginning of a well produced project. Well placed sound effects and music can help provide context for your scene, and give your character's action more meaning. In this segment, we walk through the process of adding sound effects and music to help intensify a scene.