Want a professional looking shot, but only have access to basic hardware store clamp lamps? If you have three of them, in addition to some tin foil, wax paper, a few binder clips (or clothespins), and wire hangers, you will be able to rig your way to a winning shot.
Drones are becoming easier to fly, more stable, more reliable, and even safer. But how do you keep them in the air and reliable? Here are some easy tips to keep your drones in the air and shooting video.
Lens adapters are an inexpensive way to get lots of older inexpensive lenses to work on your modern video camera. Dollar for dollar, they can be one of the best investments in getting some WOW footage.
The history of the video camera is a peculiar one. Back in the 1970s, we had cameras such as the bulky Sony Portapack with its separate VTR unit which housed and recorded to large video cassettes. It was heavy! Jump ahead 40 years and we have a tiny camera small enough to fit in the palm of one’s hand. But with the evolution from large and bulky to small and light came some unforeseen challenges. A camera rig is one of the solutions to many of these issues.
What makes your video productions different from everyone else’s? We’ll look into elements that go into creating a memorable body of work, from equipment, to style, to story — the things that make your movies yours.
We’ve all been there, you know that moment when you realize you forgot something really important like filling up the tank before a long trip. Or leaving your phone at home with no time to go back and get it. Well that’s what it’s like when you show up on a video shoot with no lights.