From Panasonic’s first P2 HD handheld camcorder with AVC-ULTRA recording to a drooling look at the newest high speed Varicam offerings, Panasonic gave us a sneak peek look that made us ready to hop a plane for NAB 2014 in 'Vegas.
Some of the best video watched on YouTube are from action cams. These amazing devices can get you into the action better than anything invented as yet. Everyone is using action cams from skaters and bikers to surfers and divers, and even a jump-rope, so what is it you need to know to get it right?
I constantly get questions about 'what resolution did I shoot at' or 'what camera did I use to make my films?' When I tell people I use a combo of a 720p Broadcast Quality camera, point-n-shoot digital cameras and sports cameras I get the 'you didn't use a high-end camera?' look.
Getting your video muse as the seasons change can be a bit challenging for any video producer. Weather and the sun's direction might change how you'd shoot a scene and shooting on location in the summer sun is a lot more difficult than in the wintertime sun.
Are you relying only on the Cloud to save your precious memories? Cloud storage is wonderful; you don't mess with cables, computers, tapes or optical discs that could fail without warning - but where IS the Cloud? It's not really "up there", it's stored in thousands of servers around the world, and at any moment, any one of them could fail.
Just wanted to get the word out there that, in addition to places like the Videomaker forums, I started a Facebook page called A/V Sales, with the purpose of buying, selling, and trading audiovisual equipment.
As we all know, it is hard to find good used equipment online, and even harder to sell it without getting ripped off. I was hoping maybe we could change that with something like this.