In our Video Bits & Bytes segment, Derek and Mark talk about Adobe's big announcement: CS3 Production Premium software suite ready for release. Also.... imeem, metacafe, shinywhitebox, and soapbox.
In our segment, Andrew and Mark have some easy-to-do tips on deceptive shooting... just in time for April Fool's day.
In this week's "Take 20", Charlie and John continue the "deceptive shooting" theme with "Side Effects," a video submitted by one of our viewers who has been practicing deceptive shooting for many years. "
In our "Hands On" segment, Mark takes a closer look at the Canon HV20, a compact consumer HDV camcorder.
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There are always lots of new lenses announced at NAB every year, but this one was truly special. Most of us can’t even afford to rent some of the lenses on the show floor, let alone the camera to use them. Canon’s Compact Servo 18-80mm T4.4 is the exception. While the $5,225 price tag is nothing to scoff at, it’s a steal when compared to Canon’s other EF servo zoom lenses, which approach $30,000.
An optional add-on to the Compact Servo 18-80 is a zoom rocker grip.
The visual style of your video is usually in the director’s head from the start of production, so what happens when you bring the footage into your editing software and you can’t get it to look quite right? Well, when it comes down to crunch time, as editing tends to, any solutions that are "as easy as it gets," are often the ones that editors rely on. You need to get the right tool, and you know that big young Internet has plenty to offer, but do you really want to be searching for, learning and purchasing something you’re checking out for the first time the same day?
Testing the S-Gamut3.Cine Slog3 colour profile in the Sony a7S II. Please note this is 4K down scaled to a 1080P timeline. Canon 16-35 F4 Set to F11 on both cameras. Shutter speed used to get correct exposure. White balance 5500K
We've been screaming about this for years, but Simon Cade at DSLRguide has put it into words more eloquently than we've heard in quite some time. Simon strikes down all the buzz words we industry geeks tend to throw around like dynamic range, aliasing and 4K, but emphasizes that the they all take second fiddle to storytelling.