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.
Even for an experienced video editor, opening up After Effects for the first time can be a humbling experience. But if you take the time to get familiar with the interface and workflow, it opens up a world of possibilities from motion graphics to visual effects. In this segment, we’ll walk you through the basics of the After Effects interface, adding footage and graphics into your project, creating compositions, and exporting them.
Getting your video muse as the seasons change can be a bit challenging for any video producer. Weather and the sun's direction might change how you'd shoot a scene and shooting on location in the summer sun is a lot more difficult than in the wintertime sun.
Video Contests are Great Ways to Have Fun, Earn Prizes and Get your Muse On! The video contest, "Driven Creativity", is sponsored by G-Technology and offers amateur and pro video producers a chance to win in such categories as Animation, Music, Photography, Short Film and GoPro Active.
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.
One of the best things about the tools of the video trade getting smaller is the portability for run and gun shooters. Nowadays, even a tablet can be your go-to studio-in-hand for planning, shooting, editing and collaboration — anywhere, anytime, with anyone.
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.
Adding motion to your graphics can seem a little overwhelming when you’re first starting out. Understanding keyframes can help add simple motion or effects to your next project, and help build a foundation for more advanced techniques. In this segment, we use simple transform properties like position, scale, opacity and rotation to show you the basic keyframe steps, and how they work.