Normally we don’t report on rumors, but this one is especially interesting. It’s been around for a few months, but considering we’re nearing GoPro’s normal release window and yesterday’s iPhone 5C camera spec announcements, we think it’s worth a look.
Since the release of the iPhone 4 way back in June 2010, Apple’s popular smartphone has been at the forefront of the mobile filmmaking revolution. But the heat has been on recently from other mobile manufacturers, particularly Samsung, so Apple needed to come up with some pretty big news at today’s launch event regarding its flagship mobile device. So, has the Cupertino tech giant delivered?
Sometimes static shots work perfectly. But when you need a bit more energy in your shot and you don't have the right abilities or gear for good handheld, you've still got options. Simply changing the way to use your tripod can take a static shot and inject in with a dose of energy.
As a video producer, you wear many hats. There are so many details to track and putting an entire video production together can be an overwhelming effort. Let's put away our need to do it all, and look a 5 tasks that you can easily designate to someone else to help you focus on the more important details - like focus!
Not all microphones are created equal. Where a dynamic handheld mic shines, a shotgun mic might fall short. No matter what type of video you're producing, hearing how mics perform with different placements can help you choose the right mic for the job. We test several types of mics including shotgun, dynamic handheld, and lavalier to illustrate the sound difference.
FDR-AX1 is the Sony Handycam that will allow producers of video to really play with 4k. With a very familiar body, the FDR-AX1 should fit right in with cameras that you've used before. When we see the camera, we're left with a "wow" because cutting edge technology is made tangible, and by getting the price below $5,000 with video output via HDMI, 4k video gets as close as ever.