Technology is converging - consumer digital cameras now shoot HD video and video camcorders shoot multi-megapixel photos. And the trend has continued into professional digital SLR cameras, which have evolved to add the ability to shoot HD video.
Looking for more production punch from your non-linear editing and motion graphics compositing program? Listed are numerous companies selling plug-ins to make them even more potent.
When most new filmmakers think of making a Music Video, images of beautiful dancers, exotic locations and slick musicians come to mind.
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These three products both promise and deliver greater control over the image acquisition process and will be a welcome addition to the serious DSLR video producer's toolkit.
The JVC GZ-HM400 is a handy little HD hard drive camera with tons of bells and whistles for its size.
The value of X-10/HD-4000 as a professional camcorder stabilization system is hard to beat.
Audio editing powerhouse - from raw audio to editing to mastering, including sound design, audio restoration, processing and effects, and even Red Book CD creation.
Understandably lacking in higher end features Corel Digital Studio 2010 contains a nice mix of options for the home photo/video enthusiast.
Manufacturers seem to have different way of defining the word lux. But what is it, and how can you compare your camcorder's "lux level" to that of others?
How your copyright rights are affected by YouTube. An overview of the YouTube terms of service and how your distribution rights are affected when you post videos on YouTube.
How old is your wireless mic system? Are you aware it might be deemed inoperable, even illegal by new FCC rules? DTV is changing how we can use wireless signals.
Can you still make money in advertising? Yes, but maybe not in the way you might think. The potential for video advertising is unlimited. Here are some ideas to get started.
The best way to identify your Spokesperson in your video is by using a lower third byline. Creating them is more than just making a title, they identify a brand and style.
Video creation is sometimes a singular business, but video producers are a social lot. Our curiosity about our readers has inspired us to create this column to introduce you to your fellow video producers.
I have been writing this column named Viewfinder for Videomaker since 1986. I can't recall if I have ever written about the word viewfinder, before today.
You know the camera moves and names, but that's just half the battle. Here are some answers to WHEN and how to use those moves effectively.
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