Radio-controlled drones have revolutionized the video industry. But after the United States government's use of drone technology in Iraq and Afghanistan, drones are under a huge legal and ethical microscope.
We took the JVC GC-PX100 into various shooting environments to test its high-speed frame rates, autofocus, detail, moire, rolling shutter, low light capabilities, dynamic range, color, saturation, and image stablization.
Blackmagic beta tester, John Brawley, is back with more footage from the new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. This time, John took the Blackmagic out on a rainy night in Sydney, Australia. The footage was shot at 800 and 1600 ISO with a variety of lenses. The results are stunning.
The Matrix is one of the most visually unique movies of all time, but that was 14 years ago. Now, be on the look out for bullet-time shots in sports and more. Who wouldn't be cool acting like Neo and Trinity? It seems that ever since the 1999 debut of The Matrix, no one has really developed similar effects, until recently.
Everyone thinks of NAB as the heartbeat of the video production and filmmaking industry. It's where all the big players come out to show their new products to the media and potential buyers with deep pockets. Cinegear, which takes place annually at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, is a different type of expo.
With careful planning and execution you can turn footage shot during the day, into night-time magic. In this segment, we show you how to shoot day-for-night by using exposure, white balance, and creative framing. Plus we talk about choosing your shoot time to get the look you want. Following a few simple guidelines will help you avoid common pitfalls, and gather footage that’s ready for the final touches in post-production.
Video is such an illusion. We're a bunch of tricksters, just fooling audiences by the second. Yes, you may have heard us mention frames per second or even 24p and 30p. These terms in our vocabulary are so basic because we create the visual perception of motion with many images shown in a second. Rarely do we spend time thinking of the illusion itself. Let us begin with a quick video that tests your brain's visual perception. Go through the test and look into the findings to discover more of how your brain works.