vmeditor - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:18pm
With so many cameras available from so many manufacturers, purchasing your first interchangeable lens camera can be a daunting task. Your first question might be mirrorless or DSLR?
vmeditor - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:50pm
Just because something is well lit doesn't mean that it's properly lit. Being able to distinguish between the two is the difference between a clinical product demonstration and art. It may seem unintuitive, but bad lighting through good lighting is a very common, amateur mistake in making video.
vmeditor - Sun, 08/24/2014 - 3:49pm
Learn the basic workings of a mixer board, how to set up mics and other inputs and record into a camera or audio device.
vmeditor - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:25pm
With so many lenses out there, it can be hard to find the right one for the work you're doing. Many people describe the look that a lens produces, but what produces that look?
vmeditor - Sat, 08/16/2014 - 1:31pm
Zoom in; zoom out; telephoto; wide. Which lens do you use and what feeling does that lens give to your viewer?
vmeditor - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 5:28pm
Taking time to clean up awful audio can make or break your productions. If you find yourself confronted with unsatisfactory sound quality when you sit down to edit, here are six strategies that can help you make the most of a bad sound situation.
vmeditor - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:26pm
We’ve all seen the extravagant monsters in the movies. The techniques used to create these iconic images seem like an art form beyond the reach of most who dabble in entertainment. The truth however, is that a basic understanding of materials and concepts is all that’s needed to get started in making your own imagined creatures come to life.
vmeditor - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:58pm
There has been so much talk lately about the cloud and how it's changing the world around us, but what does the cloud have to offer to those of us working in video? Size and scope of projects are key variables when considering the effectiveness of mobile video editing and cloud collaboration.
vmeditor - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 9:55pm
Wrinkly greenscreens… ooh! Dead batteries… oooooh!!!! Mismatched frame rates… OOOOOOH!!!!! ROTOSCOPING!!! AAAAAAGH!!!!!! NO!!!!! NOT THAT!!!!
vmeditor - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 1:27pm
To make a movie you need a truck load of expensive equipment, right? That may have been the scenario 10 years ago, but these days you can work with a lot less for the same results at a fraction of the cost. Here’s how.