Benro has released a duo of video tripods designed to avoid the carousel, calling the Aero 2 and Aero 4 the “world’s smallest video tripods”. With folded lengths of 18.3” and 21.7”, they might just be right.
VFX software company, Red Giant, this week released an update to their Universe offering. Included in the update are a handful of new free and premium effects, native-style transitions for Premiere Pro CC and CC2014, and support for Sony Vegas.
Sony’s Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 is a digital still camera with an integrated zoom lens, and a decent one, but at $1,300 it’s tough not to consider the NEX or alpha series cameras. Sony’s fancy mirrorless and DSLR cameras certainly offer bang for the buck.
Moviemaking is a team sport. Let your team do its work. Keep your fingers off the lens. Instead, own the script, know what you want up on the screen, communicate that with confidence and then get out of the way, trust your DOP to interpret your cinematic vision. Spend your time with actors and focus on story.