Today's Internet age has fundamentally changed the world of photography and videography, making it both more simple and complex at the same time. On the one hand, websites such as YouTube and Facebook can host your material, making it easy to upload photos and videos and share them instantly with millions of people. This simplicity, however, comes at a cost.
A few directors of rock documentaries - an emerging genre that covers the music world - offer us some insight into how they were able to get their dream off the ground and into production using alternative financing and non-traditional means.
No matter what kind of camera you're using: a studio camera, a handheld, a DSLR or a pocket video camera, they all need a solid, steady mount to make your video pleasing to watch and looking more professional.
A digital single lens reflex camera used to reside in the realm of the still photographer. But the landscape changed in 2008 once the ability to shoot high-quality video evolved.
Continuity errors happen in movies all the time, from props migrating around the scene in different shots to clothing appearing and disappearing on an actor. What are your favorite movie mistakes?
Video producers at every level seeking a lighting solution that combines versatility, convenience and ease of use should definitely have a very close look at the ikan IB1000.
The G-RAID is a solid hard drive that can speed up your workflow and keep it simple at the same time.
Unless you want to go the extra step and record to an extra audio recorder, this is a good buy to solve a DSLR camera's audio issues.
This is an easy to use editing software with lots of fun features that can make your videos look as entertaining as the content.
The Z1 is a solid workstation that is a joy to use, and a few features away from being ideal.
With Web-based control, uncompressed video output over HDMI, and full frame sensor, the D4 has every feature that serious-minded sports and wedding photographers and videographers need.
Serving a valuable need to a small audience can sometimes be much more rewarding than creating a blockbuster movie for the masses.
Why is scriptwriting important? Using even one other person can waste time on reshoots from poor planning. Even if working alone, you can still save time with a good plan.
In these days of online tutorials and behind-the-scenes videos, does film school offer added value? The truth is - film school still provides resources and experiences you can't get anywhere else.
Clean, clear audio is an essential aspect of any professional production, but many (if not most) videographers underestimate its importance.
It seems everyone is trying to earn income from the Web. There are several ways to leverage the Internet to find clients, make a name for yourself and sell your wares.
Video is just video, but filters make it your own! If you want to personalize a style and create your own specialized look, filters can give your video a creative pizazz.
The Canon Vixia HV40 is a compact Mini DV camcorder that can record high quality video footage at 24 frames per second.
The Litepanels Ringlite Mini is a light kit for use with both photography and video capture, and is intended for use by the professional market.
The Pico Flex Dolly Kit can be used to create a smooth tracking motion with your point-and-shoot camera, smartphone or DSLR video camera
Shure Wireless Systems are designed to capture professional quality audio, while being portable and wireless to enable movement wherever it is needed.
Zaxwerks 3D Invigorator Pro v6 is a piece of software designed to work with the Adobe After Effects CS5-6 program.
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