The secret to shooting video sequences without compromising continuity of motion is to remain mindful — not of travel direction — but of screen direction. Maintaining screen direction in your video is a matter of relativity, not of reality.
Not every videographer is blessed with the necessary budget to purchase or rent equipment and services to create those expensive mounted video production shots. For the strong-willed, there are ways to get some of the video shots we want, without all that investment, with tools already at our disposal or acquired by buying a few affordable accessories and making our own.
4K resolution is a quantum step up from 1080p HD. Those looking to view websites presenting streaming video in 4K will not have an easy time of it due to the major increase in bandwidth capabilities of the Internet infrastructure that are required.
When looking at televisions, resolution is one of the easiest ways to make a comparison, but there are a number of other factors that go into image quality. It’s possible that a higher resolution television may have a worse picture than a better made lower resolution television.
Are you considering a switch to 4K but don’t know what to expect? Let’s break down some of what videographers can surmise when making the transition to a 4K video workflow and how they can best overcome 4K related obstacles.
Looking to edit 4K footage? Needing a bigger and better machine to handle all that data? Determining the best computer system to edit 4K footage is a bit more complicated than just looking at the system requirements of the editing software you want to use. You need to consider your whole post-production workflow to determine the minimum requirements for the work you're doing, not the minimum the software will run on.
Apps... they’re everywhere nowadays. From checking your heart rate to logging your dietary intake, there’s an app for just about anything. For those of us in the video production world, these are exciting times because the apps for our business have grown and matured into great tools to take out on location. In this installment, we’ll sneak a peek at Android Prompter, Guerrilla ADR, ProPrompter and ShootLocal.