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  • Question for the Crowd: Which movie has your favorite cinematography?

    Everybody knows what they like and don’t like, but it’s fun to really dig into what your favorite something is. This week I’d like to know which movie has your favorite cinematography. It doesn't have to be the entire movie. It could be a shot, part of a shot, a sequence, a scene, or the entire movie. I’ll tell you what I like, and then you tell me what you like. Sound fun?

  • Slo Mo Guys Give New Meaning to High Speed Shooting

    Handgun Firing Underwater

    Cameras and firearms have a few things in common, at least on the surface. Both of them are tools. Both of them have a subject they are aimed at which is usually more interesting than the tool itself. And guns and cameras both shoot at impressive speeds. Those speeds vary between models in both cases, sometimes wildly.

  • Vizzywig4K Update Brings New Name, Massive Price Drop

    Vizzywig 8xHD - iOS 4K video application

    Remember a few weeks ago we wrote about an app called Vizzywig4K which allowed iPhones to shoot, edit and deliver 4K video? Remember it cost $1,000? Heh, heh. Yep. That’s what we thought too. Well, the creators of Vizzywig and Nail Gun Alley have dropped the 4K app out of the pricing stratosphere to just $49.99. Does that make it better?

  • B&H Offers Huge Price Reduction on GH4 Kit

    The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4 Kit with YAGH Interface Unit and Kit Lens

    For those looking to make the jump to high-end 4K without stomaching quite as much sticker price pain, B&H Photo & Video is offering a discount on a kit for the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4 right now. Regularly priced at around $4,700, the kit comes with a GH4 body, a DMW-YAGH interface, and a LUMIX G X Vario 12-35mm f/2.8 ASPH. lens, all for $3895.

  • Dive-friendly 360Fly Buzzing into Action Cam Fray


    Action junkies outdo things all the time. They outrun cheetahs, they out-spacedive the last person to do it, and they even out-action their action camera’s 170-ish degree field of view. For them, there is but one solution – the 360fly.

  • Samsung and Joseph Gordon-Levitt Partner on Samsung NX1 Campaign

    Samsung NX1

    Samsung is launching a new campaign for their premium compact system camera, the NX1, and is partnering with a familiar face. Renowned actor and filmmaker, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and his open collaborative production company, hitRECord, have partnered with Samsung to help promote the new device.

  • Last Chance to Enter the DSLR Kit Giveaway

    Man with a DSLR and camera support
    As a publisher of camera reviews, we get more cameras sent to us than a typical video enthusiast, but that doesn’t diminish any excitement when a camera gets delivered! If you’re like us and enjoy tearing through packaging and discovering and documenting every piece that is included, then you should enter our contest for the Ultimate Run-and-Gun DSLR Kit. We want to share that sensation, so plug in your case to be sent this prize. The contest is free to enter, additional entries are encouraged, and you’ll get Videomaker videos and tips along the way.
  • Render Settings for YouTube

    Time for a Render Bender!

    Render settings vary from project to project, client to client, and enthusiast to professional in some cases. So, if a video’s final destination is YouTube, as it is for, what are the recommended best settings when rendering a video?

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