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.
Today Canon announced the most recent addition to their EOS line with the EOS 70D. The most important feature of the 70D is the new, super-fast, 19-point autofocus system which abandons the need for contrast detection.
Whenever video producers need a specific shot, they often venture into the DIY approach to get just the right tool for the shot. Such was the case for Michael and Christine creators of STABiLGo, a motorized stabilizer for GoPro Cameras.
Samsung Electronics recently announced the GALAXY NX, the first 3G/4G LTE Connected Compact System Camera (CSC). The GALAXY NX combines optical performance with connectivity capabilities, interchangeable lenses and applications based on the Android ecosystem.
If you want to spice up your productions with pro audio features such as XLR ports, onboard limiting, a VU meter, headphone monitoring, AGC disabling and more, then check out the DXA-SLR PRO audio adapter from Beachtek.
The Canon XA25 is a compact, “run-n-gun” professional camcorder that offers outstanding image quality, dual simultaneous recording formats, infrared night shooting, an HD/SD-SDI port for uncompressed output, with dual XLR ports and full manual controls for use with professional microphones.
We show you how to maintain control over the amount of blur that motion has in your footage. Learn how shutter angle and shutter speed work. How different settings affect the blur and exposure of your footage, and some common ways it can help improve your shots. Whether it’s a fast moving action, flowing water, or low light shooting, knowing how to set your shutter properly can help you achieve the precise look you want.
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.
We took the Canon XA25 into various shooting environments to test its color reproduction, fine detail and texture, contrast, dynamic range, rolling shutter, moire, image stabilization, infrared, autofocus, and color correction.