When people think of action cameras, GoPro comes to mind. In fact, much like people called photocopies "Xeroxes" in the 80s we've heard people call action camera footage called "GoPro footage"; regardless of the camera used to shoot it. Funny enough though, despite the "Pro" in the name, GoPro has had a difficult time in the professional market.
Blackmagic Design today announced the release of Camera 1.9 software for the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K. Camera 1.9 brings “heads up display” screen metering features such as histogram, peak audio meters and recording time remaining.
To make a movie you need a truck load of expensive equipment, right? That may have been the scenario 10 years ago, but these days you can work with a lot less for the same results at a fraction of the cost. Here’s how.
With 60x dynamic zoom, an LCD Screen and a ton of built-in features, you would be capturing some of the most amazing shots you’ve ever captured. Water, dirt, dust, shock and freezeproof, it doesn’t get any tougher than the Quad Proof Everio GZ-R70.
Whether you make a deal with a traditional distributor or self-distribute, there are many ways to get your low-budget horror films to your audience. The key to success is creating a marketable film and a well-researched distribution strategy.
SmallHD, makers of high definition field monitors and small camera accessories, has released the Canon 5D MKIII Port Protector, a lightweight device designed to hold cables securely and defer tugs and pulls away from the delicate external ports on the side of the Canon 5D Mark III.
Every shot in your video should help convey the overall emotion of your project. Camera placement and movement can add greatly to the emotional impact of your work. Be sure to consider the reason behind every shot.