We live in an amazing time for video producers of all sorts and sizes. A short while ago, quality video production was possible for the few with very deep pockets. Today, affordable options abound, with a plethora of camera choices, as well as lighting and audio equipment, editing software and hardware, and training opportunities.
I am looking for a new camera to film weddings, how-to videos, concerts, and occasionally sports. My budget is $1000. I might film a short film someday eventually. I want a camera that has a great HD picture. I don't care what form factor it is. Thanks!
First post but been reading threads for a while and really appreciate the wealth of information a lot of you guys freely share with newcomers such as myself. I am going to shoot a low budget horror feature next year. I have complete control over the locations so I can light as I like and there are no exterior night shots. Anyways I was looking at different camera options and wanted to get tap the wealth of experience and expertise here.
Imagine a camera that you build like a collection of Lego bricks. One brick that features the lens mount and the camera sensor, then you add blocks as you need them. Enter the Axiom Open Module Concept camera from Aperatus.
Terrific tripoding is a careful combination of tool and technique. These 8 tips hit the highlights to cover both aspects, so you know what features you need in a tripod for video production, and how to use it to shoot stellar shots that are smooth and stable.
Shooting great video is about more than what tools you use. In the hands of a creative camera operator, any camera, even a consumer point-and-shoot model, can be a powerful resource for capturing and creating compelling content.