rfairley - July 24th, 2014
Blackmagic Design today announced the release of Camera 1.9 software for the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K. Camera 1.9 brings “heads up display” screen metering features such as histogram, peak audio meters and recording time remaining.
vmeditor - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 1:27pm
To make a movie you need a truck load of expensive equipment, right? That may have been the scenario 10 years ago, but these days you can work with a lot less for the same results at a fraction of the cost. Here’s how.
vmeditor - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:28pm
With 60x dynamic zoom, an LCD Screen and a ton of built-in features, you would be capturing some of the most amazing shots you’ve ever captured. Water, dirt, dust, shock and freezeproof, it doesn’t get any tougher than the Quad Proof Everio GZ-R70.
vmeditor - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 2:20pm
Every shot in your video should help convey the overall emotion of your project. Camera placement and movement can add greatly to the emotional impact of your work. Be sure to consider the reason behind every shot.
vmeditor - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 8:55pm
For plenty of power and versatility in any lighting situation, anywhere, the TorchLED Bolt 220 by Switronix is the right tool for the job.
vmeditor - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:24pm
The Audio-Technica ATH-AG1 High-Fidelity Headset promises ultra-low frequency bass response to please the biggest bass head, a comfortable fit and an included USB DAC (Digital Audio Converter) to really pump up your gaming needs. At a price of $300 you may expect them to be the best gaming headset ever. But how does the ATH-AG1 deliver for the audio/video professional, and the YouTube Lets Play maker?
vmeditor - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 8:50pm
The XF205 is a professional-grade camcorder for fast-paced productions.
rfairley - July 16th, 2014
Blackmagic Design today announced it was reducing their pricing on the powerful Pocket Cinema Camera to only $495 until August 31st, 2014. The Pocket Cinema Camera is normally priced at $995.
vmeditor - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:23pm
The Digital Bolex D16 and D16M Cinema Cameras are solid options for cinematographers that want full manual image control and enjoy working with a form factor similar to the 16mm film cameras of yesteryear.
vmeditor - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 7:34pm
Audio-Technica is a well known name in audio solutions and their AT2020USB+ Cardioid Condenser USB microphone provides a convenient way to record quality audio directly into your preferred recording software.
vmeditor - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 6:25pm
On location, there are many dangers. With the Radian Pro wireless HD transmitter system, tripping over monitoring cables is a thing of the past. Setting up this wireless system is a breeze.
Jordan Claverie - June 25th, 2014
Over the years Nikon has widely become known for having exceptional sensors and processors. If you go to any source that rates sensors, you'll see Nikon's FX line littering the top 10. This has made Nikon a pretty obvious choice for photographers, but in the videography world Nikon has always been cast behind Canon's all-encompassing cult-like shadow.
vmeditor - Sun, 06/22/2014 - 10:43pm
Video is a highly effective means of transmitting information. The transmission of content through the use of motion pictures and sound represents a transformational development in how humans
vmeditor - Sun, 06/22/2014 - 8:33pm
To uncover the origin story of his favorite hot sauce, Griffin Hammond spent a year traveling, filming and editing his documentary Sriracha. From gaining access to the factory, to raising his budget on Kickstarter and releasing the film on Vimeo, this is the story behind the storytelling.
vmeditor - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:45pm
“There’s a bunch of buttons on this camera but I have no clue what they are, or how to use them.”
Everyone starting out has had that problem. A general rule of thumb is, if there is a button for it or a setting on a piece of equipment or it's in the software, it is there for a reason. When you don’t learn that function and what it does, you could be making things a lot harder than you need to and missing out on crucial elements that can help make your film or video the best it can be.
vmeditor - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 7:32pm
The Sony FDR-AX100 blurs the line between professional and consumer camcorders and does so at an aggressive price point. It is small, easy to use, relatively affordable and it also has a large sensor, great lens and tons of manual controls.
vmeditor - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 9:19pm
In recent years the advent of the LCD monitor has helped advance the teleprompter, allowing them to become smaller, lighter and more affordable. In much the same way, tablets such as the Apple iPad or Samsung Galaxy Tab have allowed budget conscious video pros more accessible options, up to and including building a teleprompter to house a tablet from scratch.
vmeditor - Sun, 06/15/2014 - 6:55pm
Let’s explore what’s involved in producing a high-quality video interview session using web-based communications systems. How’s it done? How can we avoid the pitfalls? Is it even worth it?
vmeditor - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:08pm
Not so many years ago, recent enough that many of us can remember, television programming was controlled by a very small group of wealthy and influential people who owned and operated the three big television networks, ABC, NBC and CBS. In those days, a relatively small amount of media was produced by very few people for the consumption of a mass audience. With only so many broadcasting hours in a day, there were very few programming slots available. Television was anything but democratic. It was very limited. The only viewpoints expressed were those of the head honchos at the big studios.
vmeditor - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 12:58pm
If you are looking for a budget minded wireless solution to your DSLR or camcorder audio woes, the Azden WDL-PRO wireless microphone system is worth a listen.