Equipment bags and cases, like luggage, are simply too personal a decision. How am I supposed to tell you what bag you want? I can't.
With recent advances in video technology, even casual shooters have come to expect broadcast quality video from their inexpensive cameras, as long as the lighting conditions are reasonable.
From having only one camcorder at your disposal to preparing your interview subject, these tips used by the pros can help you record a professional interview that resemble those you find on television news shows and documentaries.
With the rise of 3D films, television programming and video games, many hope to get in the stereoscopic game. The technology is new, but good techniques aren't.
With a huge list of features and controllable options, the NEC PA271W is the best option for editors doing color critical work.
A powerful editing program that is the industry leader, with a media management system that invites extensive collaboration. This is a professional program that savvy video editors should aspire to learn, but beginners to nonlinear editing will be seriously challenged.
Sony Vegas Pro 10 is a powerful editing program and a worthy contender with enough features and control to suit any professional, but easy enough for beginners as well.
With its bevy of high-end features, the HP Elitebook 8740w is a laptop that is ready for both a life on the road and for the future as well.
The Canon XF300 surpassed all our expectations and proved to be an all around workhorse with a professional build and stunning image results to back it up.
Nero took a great suite of programs and made it even better. Multimedia Suite 10 Platinum HD is a great choice at a great price for the beginning to intermediate editor who is working on a budget.
When we decide where to point a camera, we are composing a shot. The choices are infinite.
Video is one of the most predominant story-telling mediums today. It only stands to reason that children will want to learn how to record and produce video someday.
With the rise of 3D video, films, television programming and video games, many hope to get in the stereoscopic game. But 3D lighting is a whole new ballgame; learn more in this 3D lighting tutorial.
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 new column to introduce you to your fellow video producers.
What? You say you have the basics: a camcorder, tripod, maybe a light and a mic... but nothing else? If you've never accessorized your audio rig, now is the perfect time.
From cable sitcoms to documentaries, from film students to commercial directors - all are users of stock footage in one form or another and they're looking to buy your footage.
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The gear you gotta have - The craft of making video takes a lot of stuff. This page is set to bring you the newest latest pieces of video support tools we find.