Low budget projects call for low cost solutions. Before referring cheapskate clients to an uncle with a camcorder, take a look at a few free tools which, with little else, can produce some professional results.
Edelkrone has released yet another small filmmaking tool to help compact shooters add production value without getting a hernia. The Edelkrone Flex-Tilt Head is a lifting, flexing and tilting head for cameras 5.5 lbs or less.
By learning about color theory, you can increase your creative tool set. From shooting a commercial to a wedding to a feature film, you can use color theory to set the tone and mood for the viewer using color manipulation in pre-production, shooting and post.
The sheer variety of camera options available is both the best and most daunting aspect of today’s camera hunt. So, how does one dive into this veritable haystack of possibilities and emerge with that one shining needle just right for you? Well, as with all blind reachings for needles, one should proceed carefully.
The camera is your audience's eyes into the world you capture. Every shot you take, every frame that’s recorded should drive your story. Learning to manipulate and control the camera's perspective to enhance your storytelling will keep your audience engaged and greatly increase the professional look of your projects.
Nikon today announced a variation on the flagship D810 DSLR, the D810A, a model optimized for astrophotography and other scientific applications. The camera, featuring a modified infrared cut filter, is designed to capture celestial bodies in all of their glory.
With the right balance of features, video quality and — most important — price, the D750 is poised to become the most popular DSLR in Nikon’s lineup. Cinematographers have been asking for a camera like this since the dawn of DSLR video and Nikon just delivered.
Canon today announced the addition of two new EOS Rebel Digital SLR models, the T6s and the T6i. Featuring all-new 24.2 megapixel sensor, and long-awaited Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity, the new models represent a leap forward in Canon’s APS-C format camera lineup.
Canon rolled out a series of announcements this morning, including updates to their flagship EOS series, all new Rebels, a couple of new PowerShots, a tease of an upcoming point and shoot, and some new top end glass. Of particular interest were the release of new 5DS and 5DS R model DSLRs.
Lighting is one of the most challenging aspects of video production. One day you may be creating a candlelit dinner scene, and the next you might be shooting an interview outside under the harsh mid-day sun. With the right equipment and a deep knowledge of the four main attributes of light, you can achieve great lighting in just about any scenario.