With the prevalence of beautiful images captured by drones these days, chances are you’ll want to learn the essentials of capturing aerial cinematography yourself. Although drones are capable of capturing brilliant, awe-inspiring shots, those shots aren’t necessarily easy to attain.
You just got a new camera and on the list of its exciting features are frame rates that go well past the 24 and 30 fps that you're used to using. You may be wondering what these high frame rates are useful for, apart from taking up more disk space. For your answer, let’s take a look at some things that make slow motion exciting.
Lighting can express a mood, create interesting backgrounds or direct the eye. The right lighting setup may be something of an art, but with a few simple steps and accessories you too can create setups with professional results — and only one light.
When you start building a team for production, you are creating your most valuable asset. Learn how to create an environment where expectations are clear, creativity is welcome and collaboration is encouraged, all while maintaining control as a director.
Heading out into the wild with a backpack full of action cameras or a drone can make for good times, but as the feature sets of these power-hungry devices grow, portable power solutions and sensible best battery practices are needed to keep those cameras rolling.