MarshalRosenthal - September 02nd, 2015
A lens’s optical characteristics can’t be determined at face value — that’s why it’s important for a manufacturer to note these distinctions with as much clarity and pomp as possible. But why should anyone care that Canon’s new technology reduces color fringing in their EF 35mm f/1.4 L II USM lens? Because chromatic aberration is an undesirable type of distortion causing a lens to fail at focusing all colors at the same convergence point; the result being to manifest itself as “fringes” of color along those boundaries separating dark and bright parts of an image.
Pete Tomkies - August 31st, 2015
Atomos have announced their latest professional recording solution – the Ninja Assassin. The Ninja Assassin offers 4k/HD recording, 7” 1920x1080 monitoring, advanced playback and editing in a compact, lightweight and affordable add on to DSLR, mirrorless and video cameras.
nlajeune - August 28th, 2015
Fusion 8, the free version of the visual effects and motion graphics software, is now available to download from the Blackmagic Design website as a public beta. Previously a Windows-only product, this public beta marks the first time the Fusion software will also be available to Mac OS X users.
nlajeune - August 27th, 2015
The DVX200PJ is the first in a new generation of large sensor, multi-format camcorders and is capable of capturing 4K/UHD, HD and SD resolutions, including cinematic DCI 4K at 24p.
Anonymous (not verified) - August 27th, 2015
The smallest prize you can win from Videomaker is up for grabs, and these are the last days to enter the Lume Cube Sweepstakes.
Susan - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 11:56am
Buying a microphone can feel like purchasing a camera blindfolded. Why? In most situations, a buyer is not allowed to “test drive” the mic before purchase. So what’s the solution?
MarshalRosenthal - August 26th, 2015
A high-quality interchangeable-lens camera doesn’t have to be accompanied by a high price — not if Canon’s EOS M3 Digital Camera is the camera in question. The latest addition to the EOS family, the compact, mirrorless M3 boasts a high-resolution 24.2MP CMOS sensor, DIGIC 6 advanced image processor and a 49-point autofocus system for shooting stills and Full HD videos.
Susan - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 10:21am
So you want to make Hollywood style movies with a professional look but you don’t have an AmEx card or Spielberg’s number on speed dial. What do you do? Give up on your dream of filmmaking and hand in your application to the fast food restaurant down the street? Or, do you buckle down, study the filmmaking process, get creative and use your innovation to become the filmmaker you always wanted to be?
Susan - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 9:36am
Like any good neighbor, we want to make sure your video equipment is well protected. If you are interested in ensuring your camera equipment is well protected, consider investing in a camera bag as an “insurance policy,” which can mean the difference between delivering a great product or delivering the bad news about your broken equipment.
Mike Wilhelm - August 25th, 2015
Filmmakers Drinking Bourbon is a new podcast targeted for filmmakers and lovers of fine bourbon alike. In this week's episode, Cincinnati video production director Brandon Faris and cinematographer Alex Elkins talk with Videomaker's Editor in Chief about filmmaking, video production and their common love of movies.